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New Chance - New Start

Monday, October 17, 2011

On March 30th, I had open heart surgery. I had 2 valves replaced, my aortic and mitral valves. I can't believe how much better I feel. I hadn't realized how sick I really was. I just thought it was life - tired and slow is how you're supposed to feel when you are in your 60's. I was really wrong. A heart rate of 183 and shortness of breath got me to the doctor and on to the hospital.

It has taken me some time to realize that God has given me a 2nd chance at life. My goals are to eat healthier and exercise on a regular basis. And most importantly I've realized that this is my new lifestyle for the rest of my life.

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  • IRISHEI
    So glad you had a successful operation and all is going so much better for you. Thank God you had this done and you are doing so much better. God bless you and keep you strong.
    Eating healthier and staying active each day is a lifestyle we all need to have. All the best to you and so nice to see you here again.
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    1635 days ago
  • LEANJEAN6
    Yu are so good to have had that done--Where was the operation done? emoticon Hope I didn't scare yu too much with my April Fools Blog--Lynda-
    2956 days ago
  • MOGAL1946
    So glad to hear from you and know that you are feeling so much better. You had a big bump in the road of your journey and thank goodness you can now focus on living the healthy lifestyle. Good to have you back with us. emoticon
    3488 days ago
  • APEYDAWN1234
    You've weathered the storm. you can do anything!
    3488 days ago
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