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Old 01-22-2014, 11:10 PM   #31
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Take care of yourself Mac. Hope your recovery is speedy and the rib pain is under control.
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Old 01-23-2014, 09:35 AM   #32
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Thanks Kay, I will. I think Mac, and thanks to Pac for the suggestion, has scared me straight. I'm pretty close to 60 and would sure like to make it to retirement.
My DH has a heart attack in 1993. We both quit smoking cold turkey and neither have had a cigarette since. I was very tempted, but neither of us wanted to be the one who went back to it. I am very glad today that we did it, especially with the price of cigarettes.

Just don't smoke the next cigarette.
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Old 01-23-2014, 01:02 PM   #33
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doesn't sound too good, Mitch.. I think the pain on your chest is an agreeable thing when you consider the alternative....
Hope you get well soon and can have a long life!
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Old 01-23-2014, 01:05 PM   #34
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I haven't been around for the last week, because I had a heart attack a week ago, and spent 4 days in the hospital. I have no memory of the event or the first 3 days I was in the hospital. It's good to be alive.

The paramedics gave me CPR...saved my life, but broke the hell out of a bunch of my ribs...I haven't been able to sleep, because no position I tried to sleep in bed didn't cause me pain. I actually tried sleeping my desk chair last night. That didn't work

Fortunately, I saw my primary care doctor today and he prescibed me some pain meds, and they are working well...so I can sneeze without almost blacking out from the pain. :) Looking forward to a good night sleep tonight.

Mitch
Do take care and do what the Doctor tells you until you'r better.
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