About Me: Female, Burlington, TX, member since Aug 2009
I started getting a-fib episodes in the late 90's, at least that's when it became apparent. It started with a reaction to ephedrine in diet aids and I did try phen-fen for a short while. Anyway, its gotten worse over the years and now I'm on coumadin.. My Dr. is con
[More]stantly pushing ablation, but I have a lot of reservations about it. I know when I'm in a-fib and it makes me feel terrible. I feel likeI just have to find a solution. Update.....I did have the ablation in Sept and I'm still having a-fib/a-flutter eposodes for 24 hrs every other day.Hopefully this part of the recovery is about over. I'm anxious to get on with my life. Update.....I started a high dose of flecainide in Dec. I weaned myself off the flecainide in April and prayed to God for no more a-fib. Haven't had an episode in almost 6 months. I am finally feeling really good!
hi there stranger, so nice to hear from you. sorry things there are health issues going on...hope its not YOU? having troubles here too, its not been a happy few months. sending some prayers for you and asking for some in return. sometimes thats all we have left.
the fire situation has calmed in my province, but many going on in BC on the west coast, so dry there too...so much devastation its heartbreaking.
love you too dear ((>^.^<))
Linda -- see my message -- it duplicated, but hopefully got thru. So good to hear from you! I am well, recovering from 4 surgeries since August and several cardioversions and hospitalizations. I've thought about you often as I was in the hospital wondering how it was all going to turn out. Your story gives me hope. Sending ((((hugs)))) DD.
oh hi my friend missed you too!!!!! So nice to hear from you and to hear those furkids are all well. Yes there are still a few of us old timers left kicking around, but not many.....it's just so great when someone drops back in! Think of you often Tx, how have you been? I'm about the same, bad back, bad lungs..but still hanging in. Recently trying some shabby chic painting, a new hobby and I love it, hoping to do another class this Saturday to learn more techniques
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