Thursday, June 14, 2007

Health Update...

One month since the carve-up and heart-valve replacement.

Had one very hard weekend which saw me back in hospital with bad AF.

Have started a series of one-hour seminars on post-cardiac surgery care. Last week was on medication. This week was stress and stress management. Both helpful and thought-provoking. Today's session produced "Nine Commandments" for the minimisation of stress. Good stuff - will post up soon.

Allowed back driving - short distance only.

Thinking about a bit of building (see the prob photo for an idea of what he builds... :) ) including finishing off a model which has been 75% complete for the past year, and drawing up plans for another scale model of a FW189 Uhu.

Still have occasional difficulty sleeping. See below.

Still have major problem with gout in right knee - went to the doc this am for the third time on same topic. New (not approved by Pharmac) drug has worked almost instant wonders. Now I can walk again!!

For those who enjoy splatter movies, blood and gore and guts and veins in their teeth, this is the prob's bod as it was 23 May...

1 comment:

T. F. Stern said...

That wasn't so bad...glad you are healing up so well. I go in for gall bladder removal July 6th and they will remove the tumor on my liver at the same time. I don't think I'll be posting photographs. lol