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December 2014 Blog Posts (2)

hallo & happy new year

I had a mechanical AVR 5 yrs ago and have just been told that I have an aneurysm that requires surgery. I have an appointment on 9th Jan with a surgeon at Wythenshawe hospital. It was originally spotted on an echo at my FU appt and I've now had a CT scan which has been converted into a 3D image in order to decide on the best option.  I'm reading your stories and thinking how courageous you all are. I know that I'm lucky that this has been found and it'll be an elective procedure rather than…


Added by norma bell on December 31, 2014 at 19:21 — 5 Comments

Just an update.

Well in 10days on the 15th it will be 9yrs since my AD. It is also my daughter's 9th birthday!  Time to celebrate!  I hope everyone has a wonderful holiday and a happy and healthy 2015.

Now a little news, my dentist gave me some news.  The lump he removed from inside my cheek, while mostly damaged saliva gland cell(like he thought it was) it also contained cancer. So I will be visiting the specialist on Monday. Hoping the dentist got it all out when he removed it and that's…


Added by Kimberlee Jones on December 5, 2014 at 17:45 — 3 Comments

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