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Blog entry by woodnut posted 09-30-2008 02:59 AM 1249 reads 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello LJ’s , Sunday morning I woke up around 6:00am and thought about what I would try to do in the shop. Laid in bed till about seven gave a big stretch and the heart started beating pretty funny so I sat on the bed for a little while thinking it would pass, it did not I have had SVTs before and had surgery to correct that but this was different so I woke the wife and she brought me to the ER. They determend that I had something they call A-fiib and put me on meds and I was admitted. They have done an echo cardio gram and say everything looks fine even said some people live with this and do nothing. I will being getting out tomorrow and then seeing a specialist sometime soon. It is not fun being in the hospital and lucky they have wireless so I can get on here and look around and pass the time. Just thought I would share.

-- F.Little

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#1 posted 09-30-2008 03:03 AM

Hey, I too had SVT and had it fixed. Take care. I’ll add you to my prayer list. Sounds like your doing pretty well. You’ll be back in the shop in no time.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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#2 posted 09-30-2008 03:04 AM

wow…scary….hope it all works out…keep us posted!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#3 posted 09-30-2008 03:06 AM

We’ll pray for you….things sound like your doing pretty good..if there letting you out.

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#4 posted 09-30-2008 03:14 AM

you are in my prayers bud. Gotta take care of the old ticker

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#5 posted 09-30-2008 03:32 AM

thanks everyone for the thoughts and prayers

-- F.Little

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#6 posted 09-30-2008 03:32 AM

I hope you have a speedy recovery. There’s projects to be made and discussed, and you need to be part of that.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#7 posted 09-30-2008 03:46 AM

Good you were able to catch it and get the proper help.
Get better soon,


-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#8 posted 09-30-2008 03:48 AM

We are praying for you.

get well and keep kicking!

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#9 posted 09-30-2008 04:15 AM

keep kicking and keep ticking. hospitals are definitely not a fun place to be, get out soon.

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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#10 posted 09-30-2008 05:16 AM

Glad your on the mend. A-Fib is not terribly dangerous, just be sure you take your meds. People walk around with A-Fib all the time and never know. Keep us up to date on how your are doing.

-- Adrian ..... The 11th Commandment...."Thou Shalt Not Buy A Wobble Dado"

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#11 posted 09-30-2008 05:21 AM

Best wishes to you : ) Get well soon !!

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#12 posted 09-30-2008 08:35 AM

Get well soon.

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#13 posted 09-30-2008 09:05 AM

I’ve been on meds for A-fib for about 5 years now and I’m doing fine. Just keep up with the meds. I’m sure one of your meds will be an anti-coagulant like coumadin or warfarin so be very careful in the shop. Best wishes and get well soon.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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#14 posted 09-30-2008 12:34 PM

best wishes.
It’s good to hear how aware you were of a problem and how quickly you responded to it. Usually we just hear the “I ignored it” stories!

Take care.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#15 posted 09-30-2008 03:11 PM

I’m glad it turned out not so bad. Get well soon!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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