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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Yes, heart patient.

(Revised/Updated on August 11, 2020) Yes, heart patient. When you become older, it slowly becomes clearer to you.After the various checkups, you hear more and you know more.You also hear that considering your age, people don’t want to do much.So every year or every two years, a checkup. Until the year 2005.I was then unemployed Read More…

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Heart patient?

(Revised/Updated on August 10, 2020) Heart patient? Yes heart patient. Since birth, a noise was discovered around the heart.Can you call yourself then already a heart patient?You are still very young and still growing. Just going for a checkup every year and sometimes skipping a year.When you get older and go towards 10-12 years, you Read More…

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