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Old 07-23-06, 08:54 AM
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I'm So Happy !!!!

Bear with me on this little happy ending for me. I posted a thread a couple of months ago asking if anyone ever had burning lungs while riding. A short time after that I found through a stress test that I had 2 arterial blockages. At the end of June I had 5 stents placed to correct the problem. Two weeks ago I took my first "recovery ride" and what a difference!!! I can breathe again !!! And after 5 rides my avg. speed has increased by almost 1.5 mph over before the procedures. I can now cruise at close to 17 mph (used to be 15.5) and getting better every ride. This week I'll rejoin my buds for our weekly 35 miler. Woo-Hoo !!! It just goes to show you, listen to your body, it's always talking to you. This is one 53 year old who's happy and thankful !!! Thanks For Reading !!!!
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Old 07-23-06, 09:21 AM
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I remember your original post.... congrats on getting better! Ride on Warrior...
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Old 07-23-06, 09:40 AM
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I never knew how bad I was feeling till I had bypass surgury. I adjusted to feeling lousy and probably would have kept on adjusting right up to my death bed.

Isn't it great to feel good again?
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Old 07-23-06, 09:44 AM
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Wow, yeah, I remember that post too. It's great that your doc found the problem, and even better that it could be fixed so effectively. Good for you! Enjoy your new-found fitness!!
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Old 07-23-06, 10:27 AM
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Great news!

Fabulous that you are back in the saddle!
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Old 07-23-06, 05:07 PM
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Reading a post like this is a true pleasure! Thanks for sharing the update, and keep listening to your body.
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Old 07-23-06, 07:06 PM
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Like others, I recall your earlier post. That's great news!! Thanks for keeping us posted about it, I often wonder about others who post with concerns and you then never hear about it again. Glad to hear you are getting back into form.
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Old 07-23-06, 08:51 PM
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Terrific news for you and your family!
Enjoy your new lease on life to the max.
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I, too, remember your original post. I am glad things are working out so well for you!
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