I'd Rather be Diving

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I'd Rather be Diving

Post by dwashbur » Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:17 am

Last Saturday night, September 7, I had a totally new experience: a heart attack. A combination of:

- a nurse wife who called 911 within seconds of the onset of the symptoms
- a fire station more or less right around the corner from us so paramedics got here in less than 10 minutes
- quick action and transport to the hospital and the catch lab
- two stents

and I'm feeling even better than before it happened. I'll be on some medications for the rest of my days and I need to make some small dietary changes, that's about all the residual effect. I'm doing great, even go out and sing at Dawson's in Tacoma every Wednesday night some time after 9. C'mon out some time and give it a listen, y'all.

You know that old thing when you ask someone "Are you serious?" and they answer "Serious as a heart attack"? Yeah, there's something to that.
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Re: I'd Rather be Diving

Post by SCUBARM79 » Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:15 am

Glad you're coming out the other end feeling better. Keep after the diet, it can be a challenge some days more than others, having watched loved ones go thru this process. Best to ya.

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Post by Tom Nic » Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:15 am

Glad you're OK!
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Re: I'd Rather be Diving

Post by YellowEye » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:54 pm

Oh no! Really glad you weren't under water.
Really glad you're ok. Get well!

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Re: I'd Rather be Diving

Post by ScubaJess » Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:35 pm

That's so freaky! So glad you are ok! :)
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Re: I'd Rather be Diving

Post by oldsalt » Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:47 am

Life will be changed for you but, fortunately, it hasn't ended. Make the most of it. May you recover fully.
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Re: I'd Rather be Diving

Post by Penopolypants » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:11 am

I'm so sorry that happened, Dave, but glad to hear you had great help when it did! I hope you recover quickly!
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Re: I'd Rather be Diving

Post by Vjw » Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:15 am

Thanks for sharing your experience, and I’m so glad you were so close to excellent health care! I add my voice to the others in wishing you a full recovery!

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Re: I'd Rather be Diving

Post by RoxnDox » Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:16 am

Holy carp! Glad you’re ok afterwards, fast intervention is key...
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