Look Mom, No Hands!!!!

For those that follow my blog (I think there might be 5 of you LOL), I apologize for not updating more often this past couple of weeks. When I fell, I broke a chunk of bone off in my right elbow. I fractured bones in my left wrist, and there are many torn muscles, ligaments,…

More Pain, No Gain…

Been a little over a week since I fall down go boom. Ended up in the hospital over night. Lots of inconclusive heart tests. Not a lot of listening. More Tapioca pudding. Less attention on what happened and more attention on why it happened. They still do not know why I fell. They also still…

No Pain, No Gain?

This will be a very short post as my hands look like processed meat after trying (and failing) to out sprint my wife and son on the last 50 yards of our evening run. I took the lead and then had an out of body experience. I blacked out for a split second and came…

Heart Issues and PTSD

My hat is off to combat veterans. You have my utmost and most sincere respect! I have never seen combat but, I have experienced just a taste of the PTSD that many of you live with every day of your life. It turns out, one of the fun things that most heart attack survivors go…

The Curse of the Vader Mask

As I wait for 2 months to participate in a sleep study, I research my issues. 9 out of every 10 web searches regarding any health issue seems to point to certain death by cancer. But, this time I found gold. Turns out that heart disease and heart arrhythmia issues are some leading causes of…

Ejection Fraction

Time to get schooled on a relatively unknown medical term. Ejection Fraction… Your left ventricle is super important (as is the rest of your heart). Okay, maybe some explanation… Your heart is made up of 4 chambers. Right and left Atrial and right and left ventricles. Your Atrial are the top of your heart. they…