Heart Disease For Dummies …or… Miracles can be fun

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Re: Heart Disease For Dummies …or… Miracles can be fun

Post by ROBO Pop » May 3rd, 2012, 5:10 pm

garya wrote:If you are into this sort of stuff; serial episodes. While waiting for Robo to rebreathalize, may I recommend on Netflix; Sports Night (1/2 hr comedy-24 shows available) and The Killing (adult cops & robbers, 1 hour, 13 shows available). House of Cards was also pretty good (12 episodes?).
Point taken...I'll, do the Readers Digest condensed version to conclude.

Episode Cinco:

I died...
Broken Heart
Nobody has ever survived life, but I'm trying...
My story and sticking to it
http://www.icdsupportgroup.org/board/vi ... 97&p=91375

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Re: Heart Disease For Dummies …or… Miracles can be fun

Post by mrag » May 3rd, 2012, 5:17 pm

I died...
We knew that! We all just wanted to hear the rest of the story before then. Don't be put off by that lunatic Garya, he's a lawyer as in ignore completely. Give us more we are all (or most all) waiting patiently. Otherwise it is like stopping Survivor in mid season.
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Re: Heart Disease For Dummies …or… Miracles can be fun

Post by Jim and Sparky » May 3rd, 2012, 7:04 pm

This is better than Downton Abbey!
I just hope we don't have to wait 6 months for the next season to start.
MI 1/21/11; SCA's 2/3/11 and 2/4/11
I have a Boston Scientific Teligen ICD and a Boston Scientific Promus stent,
I guess my cardiologist is sort of a BS kind of guy.

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1) Don't sweat the small stuff!
2) It's all small stuff!


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Re: Heart Disease For Dummies …or… Miracles can be fun

Post by Eric » May 3rd, 2012, 10:01 pm

Waiting for next installment, turned on the TV then realized that it was on my computer. Man the meds are getting to me...

Eric
Eric [bot]

Idiopathic CHF/ EF currently @ 53%, Low point 26%
St Jude ICD implanted 6/2008 Device changed 6/2009
1 Shock (innappropriate), ICD reprogramed 6/2010
Lead revision 3/2011 due to fractured lead
53 shock storm 4/21/2011 (Inappropriate)
ICD turned off May 20111 through 8/16/2011
Lead revision 8/16/2011
VT episodes starting in August 2012
ICD Changeout 2/25/2013 St. Jude Inspire Assura
Too many meds to count
Life is too short, live in the moment and make the best of it :)
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Re: Heart Disease For Dummies …or… Miracles can be fun

Post by 4EverHopeful » May 3rd, 2012, 10:33 pm

ROBO Pop....you're a walking miracle and great story teller all rolled up into one!! What a great read....waiting with anticipation for the next chapter:)
Phyllis

God's prescription for the heart:
O LORD, You have examined my heart and know everything about me. You know when I sit
down or stand up. You know my every thought when far away. You chart the path ahead of me
and tell me where to stop and rest. Every moment You know where I am.
Psalm 139:1-3

Non-ischemic DCM 09/11
PVCs, LBBB, leaky mitral valve
St Judes CRT-D (Bubba) 02/12; (Bubba II) 09/17
EF 20% 09/11; 25% 07/12; 35% 02/16
Failed PVC Ablation 11/12
Coreg, Zestril, Asprin, Aldactone, Lasix, Zocor, Levothroid
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Re: Heart Disease For Dummies …or… Miracles can be fun

Post by TruckerRon » May 4th, 2012, 12:42 am

I've just caught up with this amazingly (pick one) (a) sick, (b) serious, (c) humorous, (d) accurate, (e) weird story. Well, I'm sure it's at least 2 of those...
TruckerRon -- Received Minion I on 17 Sep 2009, Minion II on 26 Jan 2015

Non-ischemic cardiomyopathy
Medtronic Viva XT CRT-D
No shocks yet...
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Re: Heart Disease For Dummies …or… Miracles can be fun

Post by ROBO Pop » May 4th, 2012, 12:06 pm

Due to popular demand, and in recognition of his insignificant contributions to the group, the series has not been renewed for next season. All additional episodes for this season have been placed back in a shoe box and locked away in a vault.

"One Life to live" will air in it's place
Broken Heart
Nobody has ever survived life, but I'm trying...
My story and sticking to it
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Re: Heart Disease For Dummies …or… Miracles can be fun

Post by mrag » May 4th, 2012, 2:47 pm

You are freakin' kidding or you better be
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Re: Heart Disease For Dummies …or… Miracles can be fun

Post by Suzanne » May 4th, 2012, 8:25 pm

mrag wrote:You are freakin' kidding or you better be
I'm with Al!

You can't do this to all of us ROBO Pop!!!!!!

We love reading your stories! Seriously, thank you for taking the time to share them with us. You're a beautiful writer too.
~ Suzanne ~

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8 Shock Storm March 21/09
Lead Dislodged, so Replaced with Medtronic Lead June 16/09
ICD and Lead Explanted Nov.23/09
Medtronic Reveal XT (Cardiac Monitor) Implanted Jan.25/10...explanted and new one reinserted on July 21/11

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Re: Heart Disease For Dummies …or… Miracles can be fun

Post by TruckerRon » May 4th, 2012, 11:52 pm

What Suzanne said!
TruckerRon -- Received Minion I on 17 Sep 2009, Minion II on 26 Jan 2015

Non-ischemic cardiomyopathy
Medtronic Viva XT CRT-D
No shocks yet...
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Re: Heart Disease For Dummies …or… Miracles can be fun

Post by Mary Kay » May 5th, 2012, 12:17 am

HEY!!!!!! I have my favorite TV show on pause.
CHF, Cardiomyopathy and LBBB
EF 20%
St. Jude Bi Vent ICD CRT implanted September 9, 2011
7 shock storm inappropriate due to dislodged lead
damaged lead removed and replaced Sept 26, 2011
EF improved to 50% in December 2012
Carvedilol 12.5 mg 2x
Ramipril 5 mg 2x

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Re: Heart Disease For Dummies …or… Miracles can be fun

Post by Eric » May 5th, 2012, 7:35 am

Robo Pop----

Do I need to go start a poll and show you how many people want the return of the series................

I gotta have my fix...
Eric [bot]

Idiopathic CHF/ EF currently @ 53%, Low point 26%
St Jude ICD implanted 6/2008 Device changed 6/2009
1 Shock (innappropriate), ICD reprogramed 6/2010
Lead revision 3/2011 due to fractured lead
53 shock storm 4/21/2011 (Inappropriate)
ICD turned off May 20111 through 8/16/2011
Lead revision 8/16/2011
VT episodes starting in August 2012
ICD Changeout 2/25/2013 St. Jude Inspire Assura
Too many meds to count
Life is too short, live in the moment and make the best of it :)
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Re: Heart Disease For Dummies …or… Miracles can be fun

Post by Mar » May 5th, 2012, 8:16 am

ONE OF THE PEOPLE THAT WANTS THE SERIES TO CONTINUE!!!
Mary Ann (Mar)
Biotronic Lumax 540 DR-T implant May 2010
Open heart surgery Jan 2010
ICD implanted May 2010
1 shock in 2011
3 in 2013
current EF 10 to 15%
A Fib
Medications: I lost track

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Re: Heart Disease For Dummies …or… Miracles can be fun

Post by jo-rabbit » May 5th, 2012, 12:36 pm

Me too offwall
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Alcohol ablation 1998
ICD Boston Scientific Teligen 100 implanted 20th May 2010
bisoprolol 7.5 mg

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Re: Heart Disease For Dummies …or… Miracles can be fun

Post by mrag » May 5th, 2012, 2:48 pm

You know if you read through Robo's superb, fun and informative description of cardiac urgency as we all understand it and if you know how to highlight, copy and paste the four previous 'chapters' into NotePad you almost, but not quite have enough to create a little booklet which would be an excellent addition next to your toilet!

Sarcastic, cynical, witty and looney might all be descriptive of our beloved Robo, but not cruel. At least not yet. The crowds can turn fast, look at what has happened with Obama. Not a threat, just an alert.
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