Been a wreak since yesterday--- HE'S HOME!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by featherfooted, Apr 21, 2008.

  1. featherfooted

    featherfooted Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    Yesterday My DH came home from Church and said he didn't feel well.
    That both his arms hurt, left more than the right. I grabbed my purse and took him to the local Hospital. They did some tests and said that even through the EKG was normal the heart emzymes in his blood was a little high so they were sending him to Macon to the Heart hospital there. I called a friend of mine to tell her and she said she would come and take me up as she knew where the hospital was and I didn't. The hospital here acted like it wasn't super urgent, when I got to the hospital in Macon no one could tell me where he was or what was happening for over a hour and a half. We finally found out the they had taken him straight into the Cath room and did the heart catheterization and put in 2 stents. One of him arterties was 99% blocked. I was almost a basket case by then. Lucky He is doing great now and we hope he can come home tomorrow. We're going to have to make some life changes in eating better and getting more exercise. We're taking this as a wake-up called to take better care of our selves. PLEASE if a loved one complains that their left arm hurts or feels funny take them to the hospital. It's much better to have them tell you that it's nothing than to think it's nothing and lose a loved one to heart trouble. My DH had never had any heart trouble. Not even high blood pressure. Everyone that knows him have said that he was the last person they would have thought of to have this happen to. I Thank God that it is turning out ok. I would hate to think what would have happen if I hadn't taken him to the hospital. Sorry this is so long, but I needed to talk it out.

    Last edited: Apr 22, 2008
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    I am glad you got him to get help in time.
    All best for a speedy recovery!
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    So glad he got there in time! We should never ignore those warning signs. Hope he makes a speedy recovery and lives a long happy life with you.
  4. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    I'm glad you used your womanly intuition and got him to the hospital. I'm glad he is well and you feel a little better too.
  5. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Oh my, how scarey! Im so glad you didnt waste a minute!! Prayers are with you and your family.
  6. Dixiedoodle

    Dixiedoodle Songster

    Apr 14, 2007
    Thank goodness he went to the hospital! I am glad he is doing better..hope he is home soon...Dixie
  7. Lanissa86

    Lanissa86 Songster

    Mar 26, 2008
    San Antonio, TX
    Thank god he is ok now, and hopefully he will be up and driving you nuts soon! My dad has had 5 stents already! But he is doing great, the good thing is this is a wake up call to eat a little more healthier and put in some more exercise. But what I like about this procedure is it is quick and my dad is the same old self doing crazy things and is healthy as can be! Your DH will be a lot better now!
  8. How scary...
    Glad you husband is doing better.
    Now hopefully you can relax and get a little rest too.
    Prays and Well Wishes
  9. featherfooted

    featherfooted Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    Thanks everyone!! Hopefully He will be home tommorrow.

  10. Nuggetsowner:)

    Nuggetsowner:) Songster

    Aug 2, 2007
    So happy that everything turned out well. I will keep you in my thoughts. I hope is gets to come home tomorrow!!

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