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Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by audioguru, May 5, 2009.

  1. audioguru

    audioguru Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Hi folks,
    I was away for a few days because I had a heart attack.:(
    I am an ex-smoker and am an old geezer (63) with heart problems in my family.
    Maybe I ate too much junk food. I should exercise more.

    I got to the hospital in time and they fixed my heart with two stenths (metal mesh cylinders) inserted into two blocked arteries with a balloon in a tube in my arteries. I watched.

    I had a great time chasing the pretty young nurses.:)
    Now I am better than new.
     
  2. 3v0

    3v0 Coop Build Coordinator Forum Supporter

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    Glad to have you back.
    Now take two laps around the block :)

    3v0
     
  3. ericgibbs

    ericgibbs Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    hi,
    Get well and keep well.
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  5. Pommie

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    Good to hear your still able to chase the nurses. I had the exact same thing 4 years ago with the same outcome - 2 stents. Main difference was I was 46. Good thing is that they found the problem and now it's fixed.

    Don't worry, you'll soon get used to the new diet.:D

    Mike.
     
  6. audioguru

    audioguru Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Thanks, guys.
    I am supposed to take it easy for a week to let the big hole (like a pencil?) in my groin heal. They inserted a tube there during my heart operation.
    I am still covered with ECG sensor pads.
     
  7. blueroomelectronics

    blueroomelectronics Well-Known Member

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    Get well soon. Hope it's not one of those third world ECGs that some student built with a LM741 :)
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  8. tcmtech

    tcmtech Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    A large part of having a quick recovery is a proper mind set. :D

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  9. birdman0_o

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    Guess it's time to call it quits on buttering the Twinkies,
    Get well soon, we've missed your arrogance.
     
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    Take a walk in the park and feed those "quacking ducks" down by the lake.:D:D

    JimB
     
  11. audioguru

    audioguru Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    The pretty young nurses took good care of me.:)
    The paging in the hospital was for a Code-yellow (missing patient- me).

    There was a criminal across the hall from me guarded by two police. I think he was shot.

    Most ECG units used 10 probes. Two were portable radio transmitters.
    The blood-pressure cuff was on a timer and I laughed each time it strangled my arm when it waked me up.
     
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    I thought where you went. Spend some off time in beaches while evenings..reduce hours in front of the computer should be ok. Taking regular exercises very important.
     
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    Hi AG,

    Glad to hear you're OK. Now you're good for at least another 20 years.:D
     
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    Glad to hear your okay, AG. :)
     
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    I had wondered why you were not posting.
    Glad you were repaired in time.
     
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    audioguru Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    I got the heart attack after running down and back up the stairs with my new "Spy Ear". If I was running down and back up the street instead then I would be gone now.
     
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    And we thought you were an adult :rolleyes:
     
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    :eek: Sorry to hear about that AG, but glad to see that you're on the mend and back with us so soon.

    Take care.
    :)
     
  19. audioguru

    audioguru Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    My new "Spy Ear" cost $1.00 at The Dollar Store. Its replacement button battery cell also costs $1.00 and it comes with one plus pretty good bud earphones.

    It has a flat frequency response from about 200Hz to 30kHz.

    Its sensitivity is the same as my hearing so it is absolutely useless.
     
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    Glad you are on the mend, take good care of yourself - there are students out there you haven't helped yet! (their homework won't just write itself you know!)

    Regards

    Mark
     
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    wow - no comments about the canadian health care system...

    glad the ticker is still tickin
     

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