Aug 29
adawg
adawg , Posted on SUPPORT NETWORK Blog

HELP

Good evening,

So I had a heart attack in May of 2016.  100% Blockage of the RCD and 100% Blockage of the Cirrcumflex Branch.  The RCD has since been opened. 2 stents placed.  The other blockage is still there after 3 attempts. It is in a very difficult location and calcified.  My job is one that requires a great deal of service to adults, students and individuals that I supervise.  I have recently returned to work and I'm having a difficult time adjusting due to my cirrcumsatnces.  I'm basically freaked out by the facts.  Working 14 hour days, being a great father & husband of 4 kids at 45 years old.  I'm a mess to be honest.....petrified of what can happen.  Has anyone been in a similar situation and what did you do to get through it?  I have lost 32 pounds and the colleteral vessels are feeding my left ventrical apparently enough to warrant my return to workplace.
1 Comment
  • Kerstin Wiggins
    Kerstin Wiggins,
    Thank you so much for sharing your story! It sounds like you've got a lot on your plate...I imagine there are many people here who can relate to these feelings of being scared and overwhelmed. If you haven't done so already, I encourage you to read through the Heart Attack discussions and post any questions you might have there. I wish you the best of luck and thank you for willing to be open and honest.
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