It's official, I'm having heart surgery on Feb 18th...wow, it's real now. - Page 42 - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Community > General Chit Chat > It's official, I'm having heart surgery on Feb 18th...wow, it's real now.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-21-2011, 03:28 PM   #411
Revvy
Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
Revvy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Dec 2007
"Detroitish" Michigan
Posts: 40,921
Liked 3189 Times on 1884 Posts


Well, had my last home care nursing visit. Another milestone. She thinks this pain/discomfort on my right breast may be a hematoma in the scar tissue. She suggested I use a heating pad or hot water bottle, and hopefully my body will absorb it. That's about the only thing that really bothers me. Ans it kinda hurts when I breath. But noone can hear anything in my lungs, so that's why they think it's just a blood bruise.
__________________
Like my snazzy new avatar? Get Sons of Zymurgy swag, here, and brew with the best.

Revvy's one of the cool reverends. He has a Harley and a t-shirt that says on the back "If you can read this, the bitch was Raptured. - Madman

I gotta tell ya, just between us girls, that Revvy is HOT. Very tall, gorgeous grey hair and a terrific smile. He's very good looking in person, with a charismatic personality... he drives like a ****ing maniac! - YooperBrew

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2011, 03:31 PM   #412

Quote:
Originally Posted by manhattanksbrewer View Post
Ok off to hospital for my surgery see yall soon
Best wishes for a successful surgery and speedy recovery!

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2011, 03:32 PM   #413

Quote:
Originally Posted by Revvy View Post
Well, had my last home care nursing visit. Another milestone. She thinks this pain/discomfort on my right breast may be a hematoma in the scar tissue. She suggested I use a heating pad or hot water bottle, and hopefully my body will absorb it. That's about the only thing that really bothers me. Ans it kinda hurts when I breath. But noone can hear anything in my lungs, so that's why they think it's just a blood bruise.
Thanks for the update.

Did the visiting nurse give you a special, going-away, treatment?

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2011, 03:34 PM   #414
Revvy
Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
Revvy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Dec 2007
"Detroitish" Michigan
Posts: 40,921
Liked 3189 Times on 1884 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by Pappers_ View Post
Thanks for the update.

Did the visiting nurse give you a special, going-away, treatment?
Pappers, I'm shocked.

(No, especially since my mom and sister were both in the room.)
__________________
Like my snazzy new avatar? Get Sons of Zymurgy swag, here, and brew with the best.

Revvy's one of the cool reverends. He has a Harley and a t-shirt that says on the back "If you can read this, the bitch was Raptured. - Madman

I gotta tell ya, just between us girls, that Revvy is HOT. Very tall, gorgeous grey hair and a terrific smile. He's very good looking in person, with a charismatic personality... he drives like a ****ing maniac! - YooperBrew

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2011, 03:55 PM   #415
Homercidal
Licensed Sensual Massage Therapist.
HBT_MODERATOR.png
 
Homercidal's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Feb 2008
Reed City, MI
Posts: 30,901
Liked 4855 Times on 3272 Posts


So, it wasn't exactly like "Candy Stripers"? huh...

Revvy Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2011, 04:33 PM   #416
Shooter
Almaigan Brewing Co.
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
Shooter's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Dec 2008
Dublin (No, not that Dublin)
Posts: 4,562
Liked 271 Times on 209 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by manhattanksbrewer View Post
Ok off to hospital for my surgery see yall soon
Let us know how it went!
__________________
Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience. - C. S. Lewis, English essayist & juvenile novelist (1898 - 1963)

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2011, 04:48 PM   #417
conpewter
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
 
conpewter's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Nov 2007
East Dundee, Illinois
Posts: 5,107
Liked 53 Times on 48 Posts


I've been away from the boards for a while, just found this thread and read through the whole thing.

Very glad you are getting better revvy, I hope the pain in your side does go away soon, and that you are able to get your endurance back quickly.

manhattanksbrewer I hope your surgery goes well today and I'll be praying for you.
__________________
"People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people." - V

Primary: Nothin
Secondary: Shady Lord RIS, Water to Barleywine, Pumpkin wine, burnt mead
Kegged: Crappy infected mild
Bottles: Apfelwein, 999 Barleywine, Oatmeal Stout, Robust Porter, Robust smoked porter, Simcoe Smash

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2011, 01:52 PM   #418
wilceaser
 
wilceaser's Avatar
Recipes 
 
May 2009
Southeastern PA
Posts: 224
Liked 5 Times on 5 Posts


Hang in Revvy!
__________________
Howling Beagle Farmhouse Brewery

Quote:
Originally Posted by SweetSounds View Post
- You can't trigger an SSR with 120 volts - You'll let the smoke out.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2011, 10:30 PM   #419
Revvy
Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
Revvy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Dec 2007
"Detroitish" Michigan
Posts: 40,921
Liked 3189 Times on 1884 Posts


Well, as of this afternoon my heart is officially beating on it's own. I had my appointment with the pacemaker specialists today. And it turns out the pacemaker's been doing 100% of the work since they put it in.

But the techs were able to detect my own rhythm under it all. So they took the readouts to the doctor and he confirmed that my heart was working on it's own, so they reset the pacemaker "all on" to "as needed."

I have to self monitor how I feel over the next few days to make sure. And I see the pacemaker doc in 8 weeks so they can see how many times it's gone off since then.

But it's a nice feeling to know that that part of my heart is working ok as well. It was upsetting to end up needing one, on top of the valve replacement. It was kinda a kick in the teeth to have to have one, when the valve was supposed to make me better than before. Getting this felt/feels like a step back. But at least now it's more for emergencies than running me.
__________________
Like my snazzy new avatar? Get Sons of Zymurgy swag, here, and brew with the best.

Revvy's one of the cool reverends. He has a Harley and a t-shirt that says on the back "If you can read this, the bitch was Raptured. - Madman

I gotta tell ya, just between us girls, that Revvy is HOT. Very tall, gorgeous grey hair and a terrific smile. He's very good looking in person, with a charismatic personality... he drives like a ****ing maniac! - YooperBrew

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2011, 10:35 PM   #420

I can understand how it would seem like a step back, Revvy, the emotional recovery must be a challenge, too. Congratulations on the good news!

Revvy Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
WTF Need more surgery! Germelli1 General Chit Chat 11 12-23-2010 05:08 PM
I heart SWMBO Madman General Chit Chat 12 02-02-2009 07:12 PM
Good cause close to my heart silvervan83 General Chit Chat 5 01-27-2009 07:20 PM
Carpal Tunnel Surgery edbees General Chit Chat 4 09-18-2008 07:37 AM
Well I made it through surgery ohiobrewtus General Chit Chat 27 10-24-2007 03:39 AM


Forum Jump