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Another me update

I had a heart catherization this morning. Good news- My heart is fine, so far as blockages go.(My father twice had bypass surgery, the doctors wanted to rule out my needing the same) Bad news- I need a valve replacement. The surgeon here at JFK(I'm on AOL dialup from my hosp. room. No Wifi, rats.) prefers if I have the operation by someone who specializes in it. There are three possibilities here in Florida, and this surgeon will talk to the possible candidates, seeing who would be best. As soon as this is done, and the new hospital is ready for me, I'll transfer. So surgery is a matter of days away, but no more than a week.

How am I feeling? Ok physically, but mentally not as well. If I don't have the surgery, my aorta will rupture eventually. That would probably kill me, certainly disable me. On the other hand my cancer could get there first. If I got 6 months, I'd really prefer to spend as little time in a hospital. Could look at the bright side, I won't be home most of this month to get phone calls from Fl politicians in the days leading up to our primary.

I may blog a little till the operation. Ji Yai Shin's victory at the British Open may mark the coming forward of Lorena Ochoa's strongest challenger. Yani Tseng finished 2nd, and she is on a level with Shin. May talk about that, or throw out a Knucklehead award. Remember the world is full of nuts, and like a chimpmunk, I'm good at finding them.

Leonita would prefer if I 'rest' rather than spend too much time online. It's addictive even if you're not feeling well. You need a fix. I tell Leonita I'm watching Mission Impossible and Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Videos. Which I do, well while not online. ;)


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via con Dios... (Below threshold)
Reader:

via con Dios

Bill, Been there, do... (Below threshold)
Codekeyguy Author Profile Page:

Bill,
Been there, done that. So, Get the operation, sign yourself out of the hospital as soon as you feel up to it, and go live life!!!
All I ask is an occasional "Knucklehead of the Day" award!!!!!

Get better soon, we miss yo... (Below threshold)
Gmac:

Get better soon, we miss your posting about id10t's, aka Knucklehead's.

Oh, if any politicians do manage to through to you just have fun with them. Be creative, its a hell of a lot more fun and when you're done with the call you're laughing.

Bill, Do what you... (Below threshold)
Dawnsblood:

Bill,
Do what you have to do. We will be here when you get back. Best of luck to you and your family.

Continued prayers for you, ... (Below threshold)
The Exposer:

Continued prayers for you, sir.

A 40 year heart patient (tw... (Below threshold)

A 40 year heart patient (two bypasses and one cardiac arrest survival, among other things) wishes you godspeed, Bill. Keep up the good fight. You've got another praying blogger in your corner.

Prayers for you........ (Below threshold)
Jo:

Prayers for you.....

Bill,May your surg... (Below threshold)
BPG:

Bill,

May your surgical procedures be successful, sir. And do what the little lady says & rest!

Bill, may the hand of your ... (Below threshold)
Maggie:

Bill, may the hand of your surgeon be guided
by wisdom and skill.
And remember it ain't over til the fat lady
sings. :)

Sounds like you have a lot ... (Below threshold)

Sounds like you have a lot to deal with right now. May God bless you and give you wisdom to make the right decisions.

Bill,Get well soon. ... (Below threshold)
SCSIwuzzy:

Bill,
Get well soon. Extra prayers incoming

Get Well Soon !! Prayers ... (Below threshold)
kt:

Get Well Soon !! Prayers are being said for your speedy recovery.




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