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#238985 - 07/27/08 12:28 PM Phew! That was a close call....
eddiefromrotherham Offline
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Registered: 03/21/02
Posts: 788
Loc: Rotherham,England.
...just got back from "an extended holiday in Norfolk"..extended several days in order to whisk my dear wife into Coronary Care...heart attack on way home..on motorway..escorted to Hospital by 1 Paramedic Car, 1 Ambulance,
2 Police cars(yes, 2!, we don't do things by half here
Thankfully, we are both now back home at least and waiting for more Hospital visits arranged and more endoscopies.
What a wonderful National Health Service we have here in UK. I thank our lucky stars for their immediate response to my 999 call.

Sorry, just had to tell you all. when youre in your seventh decade you have to tell everybody about your fantastic survival.

Thanks for listening.
cheers
Eddie Johnson

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#238986 - 07/27/08 12:48 PM Re: Phew! That was a close call....
cassp Offline
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Registered: 03/21/03
Posts: 3676
Loc: Motown
God bless ye and your wife. How fortunate that emergency help was there. I certainly hope and pray that your wife recovers with little or no permanent damage. I had had a coronary in 2001 and am still going strong, with doctor's care.
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#238987 - 07/27/08 01:31 PM Re: Phew! That was a close call....
hammer Offline
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Registered: 01/27/08
Posts: 2227
Loc: Texas
Hi Eddie,

First we are all glad to hear your wife is ok - and we wish both you and her well.

My wife and I are your age and we travel a lot - the thing we fear most is having a serious illness while on a trip.
Hope all goes well for the two of you - and please keep us informed.

Hamemr

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#238988 - 07/27/08 01:50 PM Re: Phew! That was a close call....
cgiles Offline
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Registered: 09/29/05
Posts: 5367
Loc: Roswell,GA/USA
Best of luck to you both and hopes for a speedy recovery for your wife.

chas
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#238989 - 07/27/08 02:55 PM Re: Phew! That was a close call....
Dnj Offline
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Registered: 09/21/00
Posts: 38062
Loc: NJ
I'm glad to hear she has made it through....things like this make you realize how precious life can be. I hope she is felling better very soon.

Take Care

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#238990 - 07/27/08 03:34 PM Re: Phew! That was a close call....
BEBOP Offline
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Registered: 01/02/00
Posts: 3770
Loc: San Jose, California
Eddie,
I know how scary that is cause my wife had a heart attack just as we returned home from a 2 seek cruise to Alaska and back.
Isn't it odd how those attacks happen after a period of resting and vacation.
I am happy to hear you and your wife both are recovering.
Best to you and yours,
Bebop
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#238991 - 07/27/08 03:35 PM Re: Phew! That was a close call....
BEBOP Offline
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Registered: 01/02/00
Posts: 3770
Loc: San Jose, California
Eddie,
I know how scary that is cause my wife had a heart attack just as we returned home from a 2 seek cruise to Alaska and back.
Isn't it odd how those attacks happen after a period of resting and vacation.
I am happy to hear you and your wife both are recovering.
Best to you and yours,
Bebop
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#238992 - 07/27/08 03:36 PM Re: Phew! That was a close call....
bruno123 Offline
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Registered: 06/04/02
Posts: 3817
Loc: West Palm Beach, FL 33417
Eddie,
Every experience leaves us with something, I hope that you and your wife feel gratitude before all. Your experience brought you to a point where you realized how helpless you are, in that humility came first followed by a feeling of being so very thankful that your wife is still at your side.

I pray for a complete recovery for your wife and a deeper understanding of life for you.

Thanks for sharing your story, it is appreciated. It is a survival love story.

John C.

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#238993 - 07/27/08 04:27 PM Re: Phew! That was a close call....
btweengigs Offline
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Registered: 09/09/02
Posts: 2057
Loc: Stuart, Florida, USA
Eddie...
Thanks for sharing. Scary story with a happy ending. Having been through something similar myself, I know of the appreciation you feel for your medical attendants.
Eddie (in Florida)
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#238994 - 07/27/08 04:33 PM Re: Phew! That was a close call....
chony Offline
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Registered: 03/10/04
Posts: 1247
Loc: New York
Quote:
Originally posted by eddiefromrotherham:
just had to tell you all. when youre in your seventh decade you have to tell everybody about your fantastic survival.


LOL! As long as you can keep your humor!!

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