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06 July 2012 - by ~ 1 Comment

5 Beats, 5 Minutes

I’m a little over two weeks removed from my latest brush with death. I went into a little something that those of us in the business refer to as V-tach, short for ventricular tachycardia. That’s when the lower chamber of your ticker suddenly decides to beat ridiculously fast, and if left untreated, will eventually kill […]

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23 May 2010 - by ~ 0 Comments

Keeping the Pace

It has been three weeks since my bold pacemaker surgery. So what’s it like having a device the size of a Silver Dollar implanted into my chest. Actually, I can hardly tell except for a three inch scare that seems to be fading away. The first time I felt the pacemaker working was the week […]

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19 May 2010 - by ~ 0 Comments

iFib

I cannot believe that six whole months have soared by since I was given a new lease on life. A tiny device called an ICD was surgically implanted beneath a patch of muscle tissue in my chest. Since I have this disease known as Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which has been ravaging through my body over […]

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