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August 2013 Blog Posts (3)

Yet another event

Hi I have had an

Other event in my life. 2 weeks ago in the early hours of the 1st August 2013 I had a seizure and was rushed to hospital. During the seizure I dislocated my shoulder. It took a week for the hospital to put it back in place as they had to take me off my blood thinning medicine just in case the had to open me up while they were resetting my shoulder. Luky they didn't need to open me up and reset the shoulder under anaesthesia.

I now have a sling on for 6 weeks with a… Continue

Added by Patrick Gethin on August 15, 2013 at 20:55 — 6 Comments

Long time ago

It has being a long time since I was here. I had a turbulent period on my job and the stress factor was very high. But me and my team stand ground and solved the situation. It's much better now. The price I have to pay,was an increased blood pressure.

Anyway. I haven't forgot this excellent site. I celebrated my first re-birth anniversary at May 11:th. I ran two 6 hours race. One in March and I missed he marathon distance with 206 meters! Arrgh! But I got my revenge in the beginning…


Added by Stefan Manning on August 13, 2013 at 8:31 — 2 Comments

2.5 years and the news is still good

Since my last update, I've moved from Spain to Germany, and so, with a new health service and new doctors, I've been subjected to a a full health check. 

The news is good (BP is averaging around 100/60 btw), and summed up in two words by the cardiologist I saw who said "you're healthy". My potential heart valve problem is still just that, and I've been told the chances are it will never need surgery. And I've been told it's ok to live life normally (no more excuses about lifting…


Added by Tim Manning on August 8, 2013 at 9:00 — 2 Comments

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