Category Archives: Heart

Here we go! Or, expect the unexpected.

I had an MRI this morning to assess the “something” that was discovered near my heart during the echo three weeks ago…turns out there IS a mass pressing on the right atrium. It is “not emergent” today, but oncology and … Continue reading

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Death, taxes, and more testing

Adding an item to Ben Franklin’s “sure things in life” list. I had a follow-up appointment with my cardiologist after last week’s echo. The fluid looks good still, and not likely to cause trouble at this point. The new “fun” … Continue reading

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So, yay.

The heart echo today was “normal”. Or maybe she just said unchanged since May 18, but status quo is as close to normal as I expect to get! Chris and I were both very relieved to get this news–obviously on … Continue reading

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Moving along

I have been remiss. I skipped two weeks worth of minutiae regarding my medical appointments. The main news is that despite some flubberdubs with last month’s lymph node ultrasound, this month’s ultrasound and blood work are still stable so “not … Continue reading

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And, one left…

…in the round of appointments all bound up in the past week. Tomorrow I have post-op with the heart surgeon and should have official results from last week’s echo. The reviewing doctor there said it looked about the same as … Continue reading

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Home again, home again! Yesterday, 108 hours after walking into the hospital, I was wheeled out and sent home. I could have walked, but the ride was nice. Even nicer was riding in my car with my husband to my … Continue reading

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This could be the day!

That I get released and go HOME! By the time many of you read this the decision will have been made. We will start the day with another heart echo to see if there is any more fluid in there. … Continue reading

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