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Interview with Chef Sachem Allison

Discussion in 'Life on the Edge' started by MotoMike, May 31, 2014.

  1. sachem allison

    sachem allison Founding Member

    Doctors found that there is a defect in the heart wall. everytime my heart beats it balloons out. They went in to fix it only to discover that a previous graft had collapsed again. This time there actually was a stent stuck in there and they couldn't bypass it to fix the problem. One of the three main arteries in my heart is completely blocked which isn't supposed to happen with my Plavix coated stents. Its only been 2 years since they fixed it last time. This same artery has let me down 3 times already. I'm starting to get annoyed. They are going to bring in some new equipment and literally drill out the blockage with a diamond drill. We will see how that goes.
  2. Lucretia

    Lucretia Founding Member

    Aw sugar--hate to hear that. Where's Oscar Goldman when you need him? ("We can rebuild him. We have the technology. We can make him better than he was. Better, stronger, faster.") That's the magic 3 on the artery--maybe this time they'll get it right so they can take care of the other problems. Hate that you're going through this. Hope they get things straightened out in a hurry for you.
  3. sachem allison

    sachem allison Founding Member

    thanks darlin!
  4. larrybard

    larrybard Founding Member

    Good luck with all of this. I hope you have complete, justified confidence in the competence of your medical team.
  5. Dream Burls

    Dream Burls Founding Member

    Damn Son, when you get this all taken care of we'll have to lift a few to celebrate. My prayers are with you.
  6. I'm getting Randy Jr to forge a 999, 000,000,000,000 layer damascus heart for Son.
  7. Awesome interview and character!

    Chef Sachem Allison: get well soon and continue to kick ass, you're an inspiration for others!
  8. sachem allison

    sachem allison Founding Member

    going in tomorrow for the final stretch. wish me luck.
  9. Fingers crossed for you, Son
  10. WildBoar

    WildBoar Founding Member Contributor

    Hope all goes well and you emerge better than new, Son.
  11. We will be pulling for you. You are stronger than anything they can throw at you. Wishing you the best.
  12. Jim

    Jim Old Curmudgeon Founding Member

  13. apicius9

    apicius9 Founding Member

    I wish you good luck and experienced docs!

  14. I talked to Son about an hour and a half ago, just as they were wheeling him in for surgery prep. The procedure he described is pretty freakin crazy, if you ask me. I told him to just have them cut the whole assembly out and put it in a box ala Davy Jones...but he didn't seem to think that'd work so well.

    I told him optimism is a virtue.

  15. Chuckles

    Chuckles Founding Member

    fingers crossed.
  16. larrybard

    larrybard Founding Member

    Thoughts are with you
  17. I'm on the phone with him now...he's doing good, and is taking off until Saturday (seriously...they're making him go back to work in less than 48hrs). The procedure ended up running 4x longer than it was scheduled.

    Anyhow, he's passed out now lol, so I thought I'd update you all. He was grateful for all the well wishes :D
  18. Intrigued

    Intrigued Founding Member

    Loved the interview! :)

    Sorry to hear that you've had such a long road to get your current health problems fixed. :(

    Super glad to hear that the surgery went well! :jump

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