Disappointment.

The Day Had Come. The day had come, that they would remove my kidney stone. I had to report at the hospital on July 1 at 11:00am. 6 Hours before that, I could have 2 crackers with jam and a cup of tea. So at 4:30 am, I was having my breakfast. Else it would Read More…

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It is going to happen

It is going to happen. As I had mention in a previous post, I was scheduled for an operation.This was to remove my kidney stone.It was scheduled for the end of March 2020. But because of the COVID-19 and the lockdown, I decided to cancel this appointment.I did not feel comfortable with it.And the waiting Read More…

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A Small Yearly Checkup

What is this device for. This device is for checking the thickness of my blood.Or in other words, to check the anti-clotting value.Let me try to explain this. If you had read my earlier posts, you know that I had two heart operations.The first operation was to remove my leaking aorta heart valve and replace Read More…

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Pain and Pleasure.

My physical condition is getting less? The corona virus crisis is still going on at this moment.No idea yet when it will be over, but I think it will still take some time.So for now, we only can follow the government guidelines and stay at home as much as possible. But I think that for Read More…

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Corona(virus) and Me.

Corona(virus) and Me. I know, there is already a lot said and written about it.So my side or story of it is maybe of no interest.But I still want to write/tell my story about it and what it is doing to me or how it affects me. The beginning. When it first was known and Read More…

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Not Happy

Not Happy. Already for some weeks, I noticed that I am short of breath after some walking. The advice of the hospital is to try to walk every day.They prefer that I would walk every day at least three times a day, for 15 to 20 minutes. So during the day, I am trying to Read More…

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Time for my checkup

Time for my checkup. End of January 2020Time again for my 6 months checkup of the Pacemaker/ICD.And time for my yearly talk with the cardiologist. For the Pacemaker checkup, they will put something that looks like a computer mouse, on the place where the Pacemaker is implanted.This is a “receiver” and it’s connected to a Read More…

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Things are stable

Things are stable. At the end of November 2019, I had my regular half-year meeting at the heart failure department.This is just a talk to see how things are. They will check your “dairy” to see if your weight and blood pressure are ok or if there are any remarks.So far things are looking ok. Read More…

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Another Kidney Stone Update

Another Kidney Stone Update This week had an appointment with the urologist.We would discuss about “What we will do about the kidney stone”During our last telephone talk, he already had mentioned what options there are and what would be the best one. So it’s confirmed, it will be a procedure they call “ureteroscopy”Maybe it is Read More…

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