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Back from my check up πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸΌ

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Well it’s gone well for me today and I pray it keeps going πŸ™πŸΌ hospital and EP are very happy with me at the moment and have told me to stop the warfarin as of today. They said I am in the low range of the Chad score and to carry on with my lifestyle I am doing now . If AF does return in the future they will address it, I am a bit nervous about coming off my little safety umbrella β˜‚ but they said there has been no sign of any problems since my first and only run I had of a fast PAF in 2016 . We no I had nothing before this because I am symptomatic and feel every thing and had the loop in for 3 years before that episode. Did the other rhythms SVT , SVES, over the years flip me into one episode of it ? Who knows πŸ€·πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ but I will try and enjoy my time off it for the moment. I was reassured that going so long with no AF and being on warfarin was better off the warfarin as the risk of bleeding. I also found a lot more out about apixaban and the new ones if I do have to go back on them in the future. I have got to learn to stop panicking about this because I felt like I was in that place of do I risk a bleed or a stroke situation but that has now been taken away from me , what is meant to be will be but for now I will try and live a healthy lifestyle as best I can and try calm down my anxiety issues. My EP mr Stafford is probably one of the most skilled EPs going , and would definitely recommend him to anyone who is going to have an ablation procedure. If I need another in the future I will go to him again πŸ™πŸΌ

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Brilliant Sam.

Put it all behind you and get on with living a happy life xxx

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Aww thanks pall , we no it can change in the blink of an eye , but I will try to move on now mate πŸ‘πŸΌtry having a brake from this horrible feeling of what if every day 😩 if it happens it happens but I pray it will satay away as long as possible. Hope your ok mikee πŸ’“xx

That is good news Sam :-) I am very pleased for you .

I think the first thing you should do is not worry that AF will come back because worrying might make it happen.

Enjoy every day while still keeping an eye on a healthy lifestyle which should help to give your body the best chance of staying AF free.

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Sam72- in reply to doodle68

Thank you 😊 πŸ™πŸΌ I pray I can try my very best to move forward with this now and take every day as it comes πŸ’“

Great to hear your news Sam. There's no stopping you now, enjoy life. x

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Sam72- in reply to jeanjeannie50

Fingers crossed 🀞🏼 jean I will go day to day and hope it stays away as looooong as possible πŸ™πŸΌπŸ™πŸΌπŸ™πŸΌπŸ’—and thank you , also staying on the lowest dose of beater blockers for now πŸ‘πŸΌ this is something I might just have to stay on because of my SVEs but i can live with that 🀞🏼xx

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Great news Sam.

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Sam72- in reply to BobD

Thank you bob , I will try my best to think positive things πŸ€žπŸΌπŸ€žπŸΌπŸ’—πŸ™πŸΌπŸ˜Š

Fab news. Enjoy your life now. X

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Sam72- in reply to dedeottie

Thank you 😊 going to do my very best x πŸ€žπŸΌπŸ€žπŸΌπŸ’—πŸ™πŸΌ

Good news Sam. Now hopefully you can put it all behind you.

As you might remember I had my last ablation a week before yours was done.

I too am pretty stable but have to still take Warfarin and Flecainide a small price to pay I think.

It seems the planets were all in alignment for us last August.


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F-M-C-MM in reply to pottypete1

I also had an ablation last August, so hope I too can join the party spirit, as so far am AFib free, but as Sam says fingers crossed for the futureπŸ€—

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FlapJack in reply to pottypete1

I’m due to have my second this August so please can I join your club....πŸ˜‰

This is such good news Sam. Happy days!

Another positive step by someone with a brave ablation under their belt, can't wait to have mine done, best of luck Sam x

Really good news Sam, always have enjoyed reading your posts so it is great to hear you are doing well. All the best for the future, stay in touch but for all the right reasons......

It’s always good to hear great news especially in the arena of AFib. Makes me look forward to my ablation (first) with less worry when I see all the success stories on the feed πŸ‘πŸΌ

Awesome news

Great news Sam, for both you and us. It is great to have such positivity and hope.

Hi Sam

That’s brilliant news :) I’m really pleased for you, hope it stays like this and you can enjoy everyday xx

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