British Heart Foundation

Happy news 😊

Had a mechanical mitral valve replaced 29 days ago.

Had an echo on tuesday and saw the cardiologist today and he says i am making an amazing recovery,the valve is working great and he is very pleased.see him again in 3 months and my surgeon in 2 weeks time.its great to hear positive news as heart surgery is really hard and doubting if i was making progress..i am and was told to let myself recover..so i will 😊 x

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Fantastic! Great to see you coming out the other side feeling so positive :)

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Thank you 😊 this site has kept me very informed and focused

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That is good news, pleased for you and you must be doing things right.

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That's brilliant news and will really help your recovery. Carry on doing what you're doing, it's obviously working 😸

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Fab news, absolutely wonderful we'll done you

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Thanks so much for the positive news. Good luck and best wishes.

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Great news :)

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Yes really nice to hear your good news and the fact you are feeling so good. It brings smiles to many faces 😆

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Aww thank you very much 😊😊😊

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Fabulous news that you are feeling so good. :-)

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Thank you x

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Congratulations! It is great news and always a worrying time pre op...

So it's fantastic to get the other side and to know that the operation is really helping. Keep resting and very soon you will be back to living your life ... worry free x

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Thank you very much 😊😊😊 x

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Awesome! So glad to hear that :)

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Thank you 😊😊😊

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Brilliant news, fantastic to hear it, cheers to a quick recovery x

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Thank you 😊 x

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Fantastic news !! So happy for you 😁

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Aww thank you x

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Great news - its good to share good news to help others when they are not feeling so positive. I guess we all like to share in your good news showing that there is light at the end of the tunnel!

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Definitely good to share as i still really feel tired out,hurting but to hear my heart is better than before is the best news i could ever had heard..the pain and worry is worth it all just for this.

My friend said to me before my op stay positive through it all and i have thought of this everytime i have cried and felt down..its picked me up and 30 days later i hear her words and it helps me x

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Hi Jenny, good to hear you are doing well after your surgery,have you got used to the clicking sound yet that was making you feel so down?

I went into AF on Wednesday collapsed and was taken by ambulance into hospital,discharged today on Bisoprolol, problem is I feel very dizzy and sick as my heart rate is now mid thirties at rest. Seeing the surgeon next week so will see what the plan is for redo surgery.

Keep on improving and take it easy.

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Hello Nettyanne,

No i am not liking the ticking of the valve.its very annoying and have spoken to my gp as i am not sleeping

Oh dear you have it bad..poor you 😢

I think that is very low? Were they happy you coming home like that? Please let me know how you get on.

Mine is about 78 at rest and on meteoprolole but would like it a bit lower only because its less noise from the valve.

Take Care,

Thinking of you

X

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Thats great news, onwards and upwards!💜

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Thanks Bee 😚 x

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Onwards and upwards honey!!! The ticking subsides after about 3 months, your brain ignores it. Don`t wear ear plugs to bed because it magnifies the ticking to Big Ben levels. Rest and relax, eat plenty of protein, and drink plenty of wine! Take carex

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Awww Kefalonia,

Thank you so so much for your reply..i am so grateful for it.

I am glad to hear it subsides as my head is done it with the tick tick tick.

You have given me hope.i will start eating more protein.

I just started with slight cough and runny nose.hurts like crazy still to cough.i am run down still.

Thank you.you've made me smile 😊😊😊😊

Jenny x

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Hi Jenny , glad l made you smile. lts 4.59am and l am awake due to Husbands loud snoring what joy! You will keep getting stronger but its a long hard slog. lf you spend too much time worrying about things it will do your head in. l decided to learn German, its a free site with all languages called "Duolingo" its quite good and keeps my brain focused on something other than my heart and depression. l have a hospital check up in two weeks, echo etc, and am going to meet up with my favourite two nurses who got me through weeks and weeks in lCU and High dependence at Bristol Royal lnfirmary. While l was in their wonderful devoted care l looked like a film star, "LASSIE" so l will make sure l am like a band box when l see them,l don`t want anyone singing "who let the dogs out"! The cement lorry to fill in the wrinkles is booked. Take care honey. Sue x

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😂😂😂

You so do make laugh out loud.

Aww you are going to have a fab time meeting them again 😊

The staff are amazing aren't they.

We are very lucky with the level of care we have.

I see my surgeon on the 16th,start rehab soon so looking forward to moving forward even with my tick tick tick.

What a great idea learning a new language,i am very much the same awake asleep but i mine is the ticking waking me.

Take care

Jenny x

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Cheers for your reply, continue to be a Dazzler!!!

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