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On my way to recovery

Cardiac Ablation is behind me...

I'm proud to report that I found some semblance of bravery, went through with this procedure and I'm glad I did! 

When I did a google search and read other peoples experience, I just thought this is too much.  But although this procedure has several components and steps, it is by no means the nightmare I had envisioned.

I can (without hesitation) say to those who have Atrial Fibrillation to move forward with this procedure if recommended by your doctor.  I am enjoying a easy recovery and only the complaints are: I'm still tired and have a small discomfort in the groin.  Not real pain, just aware of it.  Advil makes it go away.

Best of all, I think this will work to stop those days of  waking up in A-Fib and being bed bound until I go back to normal sinus rhythm. Sometimes for 12 days.  For those of you who prayed for me and sent good wishes, thank you... it means a lot.


  1. Oh cripes! I just wrote a comment explaining my same experience with A Fib and ablation and I clicked 'Sign Out' instead of publish!! So, because I'm so techie (!!!), I don't know if you received my last comment or not. Some day I'll figure this all out, I'm sure!!!

    So the short version is: I had ablation a year ago; it was a very easy recovery; I am soooo glad I had it done; I would definitely recommend it to anyone needing it; you will be very happy that you did this and that AF will no longer keep you bedridden; I so apologize that I didn't know about this sooner, but I will pray for a speedy and full recovery; I look forward to many more 'Brande's' on DPW as you feel up to it. Listen to your body as it never lies. God bless.


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