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Gary Dan Salow JR posted a blog post

My Story,

My story. Gary D SalowEX concrete finisher. ON THE MORNING OF FEBRUARY 4th 1997. WE WERE GETTING A BIG SLAB POUR READY FOR THE NEXT DAY, WE HAD POURED HALF OF THE MAIN BUILDING FLOOR ALREADY DAYS EARLIER AND WERE GETTING READY FOR THE OTHER HALF..WE HAD IT ALL GRADED AND READY TO GO SO IT WAS GOING TO BE AN EASY DAY, ALL WE HAD TO DO WAS SNAP CHALK LINES FOR GRADE MARKS ON THE STEM WALLS, SO WE KNEW HOW HIGH TO POUR THE CONCRETE ON THE FOLLOWING DAY... I WAS FEELING TIRED AND WAS HAVING SOME…See More
11 minutes ago
Pat C posted a discussion

Thoracic aneurysm caused by trauma from car accident

Hi. I am absolutely convinced that the thoracic aortic aneurysm which occurred on the Sinus of Valsalva was caused by trauma I incurred from a car accident some years ago. Three years ago (when I was just 49 years old) I underwent surgery to repair my thoracic ascending aorta, replace the aortic valve and bypass an occluded LAD. I had Bentall procedure. Surgeons could not give any satisfactory explanation as to why I should incur the aneurysm but it seems clear now that the aneurysm caused the…See More
13 hours ago
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Paul Musson posted a discussion

Update from someone who's been away for a while.

It's been a long while since I came here I'm afraid - but this is probably to do with me getting on with life, rather than worrying about something I can't personally affect.  I was in a comfy place with my health, and could manage my life.  Anyway, update time... (Inserted in case you hadn't read my initial post) In 2011 I suffered an Acute Aortic Dissection, which initially went undiagnosed for about a month.  My local hospital stabilised me, and eventually was referred to St Thomas' in…See More
Jun 27

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My Story,

Posted by Gary Dan Salow JR on July 24, 2014 at 21:28

Sorry I haven't been active.

Posted by Kimberlee Jones on June 14, 2014 at 8:41 — 4 Comments

4th Anniversary of my AAD

Posted by Gregory Smith on June 2, 2014 at 9:24 — 6 Comments

Couple of updates........

Posted by Paul on April 16, 2014 at 20:00 — 3 Comments

positive outlook maybe??????

Posted by Elaine Howlin on April 6, 2014 at 22:04 — 4 Comments

One year ago today!

Posted by Mo Sanderson on March 19, 2014 at 7:20 — 8 Comments

first CT scan results

Posted by Wayne Settje on January 31, 2014 at 16:08 — 2 Comments

One year ago today.

Posted by Wayne Settje on January 10, 2014 at 16:30 — 3 Comments

Any medication tips?

Posted by Paul on January 6, 2014 at 20:26 — 7 Comments

HAPPY 2014

Posted by Wayne Settje on January 1, 2014 at 17:41 — 4 Comments

A very Merry Christmas

Posted by Gary Davis on December 24, 2013 at 23:28 — 1 Comment

Holiday Cheers

Posted by Wayne Settje on December 24, 2013 at 16:29 — 1 Comment

Thank you

Posted by Wayne Settje on December 23, 2013 at 14:29 — 2 Comments

My Experience

Posted by J. Hughes on December 5, 2013 at 23:23

My Experience

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