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I think I may have taken my warfarin twice today. It was just so hectic that I'm simply not sure, usually I'm so careful. Does anyone know if there are any signs that I should look out for? Or should I just shrug it off. Btw I take 6.5 mg as a daily dose. I just don't know what to do.

Posted on October 24, 2012 at 10:01 — 2 Comments

Hello again

I hope all is well with everyone. I've been busy working on contacting the right people in order to get some retraining as I mentioned before. So far I've been coming up empty handed, but I'm trying to stay positive.

I was wondering something though, does anyone else get annoyed from time to time with the noise that their machanical valves make? Today is one of those days for me. Don't get me wrong, sure it's a sound that let's me know that it's still working, I just wish they could… Continue

Posted on October 6, 2012 at 13:48 — 1 Comment

Yet another question?¿

Hello again, I kinda made an inquiry about something on a previous post that I still haven't found a solution to. And if anyone else has any insight on this I would appreciate some feed back.

I used to work in construction before my surgery and like I mentioned before I tried after my operation and I can no longer do that job. So what I was wondering is what other kind of jobs do you thing I should look into out there. I live in Sudbury Ontario Canada, and I am itching to return back… Continue

Posted on October 2, 2012 at 7:31 — 3 Comments

Words can't describe

Thank you so much Graeme, it means so much for you to allow me to continue. Everyone who has responded to what I have written up until now. All of you are so caring.

Posted on September 30, 2012 at 7:30

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At 14:32 on September 14, 2012, Kimberlee Jones said…

Hi and welcome Bernie. 

At 10:14 on September 14, 2012, Graeme said…

Hi Bernie


and welcome to the Aortic Dissection Support Group. You have 14 days free trial until your membership subscription is due on the 28th September. Note that this also gives you access to the MHV Support Group Forum for the same subscription! You will lfind lots of discussions and feedback on the two support sites, and please get your story out to all the members here on the forums so they all can see your story/.thoughts..;-)

I too had the Bental procedure with a MHV replacement - and it took me MANY months of recovery to get back to my old self.. but you will! Hang in there and fire your questions (Join the MHV site also!) at us to answer!




Graeme Archer


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