My yearly heart checkup.

(Revised/Updated on Sep. 23, 2020) My yearly heart checkup. The last few days/weeks were a bit busy and we had really hot weather here this summer.Hot weather is not really good for me because, with warm weather, the heart needs to work harder. At the beginning of this month, it was time again for my Read More…

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Not much

Not Much It has been quiet here for some time.Not much has happened. Well, that said.Life just continues.And also for me, it has its ups and downs. Some day’s you feel good.Other day’s, hmm.What shall I say? Had my CRT-D checkup and things were ok.They only saw that I was retaining water.So my medication is Read More…

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My last physio session.

(Revised/Updated on Sep. 12, 2020) My last Physio session. Today was my last session of Physiotherapy.I had 19 sessions in total.Twice a week, one session. Mixed feelings about this.Or maybe my expectations were too high. After my two heart operations, both times I also got physio.From that, I remember that there was a difference from Read More…

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Pacemaker lost track (Part 2)

(Revised/Updated on Sep. 5, 2020) Pacemaker lost track. (part 2) It’s been a while for any new post.Several things had happened again with the pacemaker. As I mention in the last post, I hope that things would be okay.And you can guess it already.It wasn’t. On the regular days, the heartbeat looked okay.With every check Read More…

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Pacemaker lost track (Part 1)

(Revised/Updated on Aug. 22, 2020) Pacemaker lost track. Already for almost a month, it looked like there was something not right with my pacemaker. In the first week of December 2018, I had my first check after they had replaced the pacemaker for a CRT-D.On that day I already noticed that suddenly my heartbeat was Read More…

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Reality Check!

(Revised/Updated on Aug. 19, 2020) Reality Check! Two days ago I had my intake for physiotherapy.Or as they also call it “Heart Rehabilitation” Today was the first time for me to join the group.This will take place at the hospital where I had been before and where I am a regular “visitor” for all my Read More…

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Got a pacemaker (Part 2)

(Revised/Updated on August 14, 2020) Got a pacemaker (Part 2) March 1, 2013, was the day that they would place the pacemaker.On that day I was not allowed to eat or drink anything.They could not tell me exactly, what time this would take place.It could be in the morning or in the afternoon.It also depended Read More…

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Got a pacemaker (Part 1)

(Revised/Updated on 13 August 2020) Got a pacemaker As you maybe already know from a previous post, I was admitted to the hospital in 2012 because of bacteria in my blood.This bacteria had attacked my artificial heart valve and was growing on it. After one week in the hospital with a 24h antibiotic drip, a Read More…

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