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1/18/09 3:37 P

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kathy so glad you a taking care of yourself. i also was born with a bad heart no where as bad as yours. i know have a pacemaker.everyone must realize that doctors have there own agendas. you have to take care of your self.take one day at a better,when you get off of bed rest start slow. don't be afraid to ask for help. you have a friend in me. you can do it.

Edited by: ALEXSGIRL1 at: 1/18/2009 (15:37)
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8/18/08 12:49 P

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Hi my name is Kathy, 43, married with grown kids.
I was born with a congentital heart defect and had a mitral valve surgery at 6months old. Then at 11 I experienced a heart attack and they found my aorta was narrowing (known as a coarctation). They fixed it and I was good as new. Went years eating my way through life issues been clean 10yrs from a meth habit OD twice. Now I am extremely morbidly obese.
Was recently hospitalized with cellulitis. They checked my heart and found the coarctation back.I am scared to death right now. I have had high blood pressure for a few years but quack doc never thought of sending me to a cardiologist. So here I am really thinking about what I am eating. I have a busy lifestyle once I am off bedrest.
OK too long. Long story short, I would love to have friends and support who understand where I am coming from right now.
God Bless.

In a prebariatric program hoping to get approval for weight loss surgery.

Be Blessed!


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