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A Stay in the Hospital

As I was recovering from the insertion of my second stent my cardioligist came into my room to discharge me. He started talking and telling me about the medications I had to take and how I needed to start an exercise program. Then he dropped THE bomb. I needed to stop smoking or buy some more life insurance.

Looking back I cannot for the life of me figure out why 14 years ago when he put the first stent in I did not quit. I pray that I did not put off quitting too long.

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Hi Stumpsounder :D

It is never to late to quit as no matter when you do your health is bound to improve from what it was keep it going

Love

Marg xx

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Hope things are improving following the second stent. Did you manage to break the habit - hope so.

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Welcome to our community barniecroft - this post is over 9 years old and no longer active and members not on the community any longer, perhaps create an introductory post sharing your story if you wish, have you stopped smoking?

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Hi there

You stopped in August, you've already improved your health to what it may have been:)

When, if you do, do you go back for further tests/results following the insertion of the second stent? Hopefully they will see improved health benefits form quitting.

All the best

Pol

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