Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Feeling Good

Five days later and I'm feeling good!

I had a stent put in my right artery, which was 70-80% blocked, and a balloon in the left side, which was 99% blocked. The reason for the balloon instead of a stent on the left side is due to my artieries being very small. There is another blockage at 75%, but it too is to small for any type of correction.

I've always said my mom and dad didn't put me together right....LOL!

I am making some life changing changes, #1 is to stop smoking. This has been the hardest thing for me, I have been smoking for 30 years. I feel I am doing very well. I have only smoked 4 cigarettes since Sunday evening. I know each day will get easier for me.

I also have to change my eating habits. I don't like alot of foods, and really think it is a waste that God created us to have to eat to survive. I get all my calories each day from soda....not good huh? anyway, my mom bought me this awesome heart healthy cookbook. I have had 3 meals out of it which were all wonderful.

I will now take it day by day! Pin It


Michelle said...

Theresa, I'm so sorry I didnt know you were going to have this surgery!!
I'm glad to hear you are doing better!
Hang in there!!
Hugs & prayers!

April said...

Hugs coming your way sweetie. :) I'm so glad you're home and ok!
- April

jennyplace2 said...

Sorry to hear about your run of bad luck. I hope you do take the step to quit smoking, it will really help, I know! I had to quit two and a half years ago do to my health. I was on vacation in Vegas and by the time I got home I could not breath Went to the hospital and came home with oxygen 24 hours a day. Not fun I was two darn young to be dragging that darn thing around. Anyway if I can quit anyone can. If you need and help guve me a shout. I will try and give you a few tips. Take care and don't do to much for a while. Get some rest.

Sue said...

I'm glad you are feeling better Theresa. I wish you the best with the changes you are making. You will be so happy when you are successful. Take care.

Debby said...

Theresa, I am glad to hear you are doing better. Keep up the good work, it is hard to make drastic changes like quiting smoking (says the smoker, LOL) and changing your eating habits. Just keep trying!
You are in my thoughts! Take care


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