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Pete > Pete Blog > Early start
07/07/2009 - 6:47 AM



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Up early today...for me anyway...I'm off to hospital for the application of a stent in the heart. The surgeon is going to try and fit one, even though the artery is fully blocked. I'm told there's a 70% chance of success. Fingers crossed.

Tags: Artery, Heart, Stent

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 7:24 AM

Best wishes Pete.
Just been finding out about them and their applications.
I am sure there is nothing to worry about,but that is easy for me to say I suppose.

See you around soon

Adrian

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Boyd
Boyd  1011213 forum posts Wales11 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 7:34 AM

Good luck pops.

conrad
conrad  1010874 forum posts116 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 10:40 AM

Hope all goes well!

davidburleson
davidburleson ePHOTOzine Staff 72346 forum postsdavidburleson vcard United Kingdom
7 Jul 2009 - 11:23 AM

Good luck mate! Will be thinking of you today.

Coleslaw
Coleslaw e2 Member 913403 forum postsColeslaw vcard Wales28 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 12:51 PM

Good luck Pete!

annaliese
annaliese  9421 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 12:55 PM

Thinking of you! Think positive Smile x

fauxtography
7 Jul 2009 - 12:56 PM

Good luck Pete... hope it goes well.

joolsb
joolsb  927115 forum posts Switzerland38 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 12:57 PM

Been there, done that. The worst part is having to lie on your back for six hours after the op. Have you ever tried to pee while lying on your back???

All the best. Smile

John_Frid
John_Frid  8514 forum posts United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 12:59 PM

All the best Pete - all fingers fully crossed (which is why it took 20 mins to type this message)

phil_j
phil_j  8133 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 1:00 PM

Good Luck Pete, I will be sending out lots of positive thoughts your way.

Phil

Bodiewil
Bodiewil e2 Member 746 forum postsBodiewil vcard Wales
7 Jul 2009 - 1:04 PM

Good luck Pete

User_Removed
7 Jul 2009 - 1:07 PM

good luck Pete, hope all is well and it is successful

rgds
Dave

crookymonsta
crookymonsta e2 Member 6692 forum postscrookymonsta vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 1:07 PM

All best wishes Pete

User_Removed
7 Jul 2009 - 1:11 PM

My very best wishes Pete.
I hope all goes well.


Gerry.

zed
zed  10551 forum posts United Kingdom
7 Jul 2009 - 1:12 PM

All the very best.
Zoe
x

mark2uk
mark2uk  8739 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 1:15 PM

Good luck, hope all goes well.
Mark

andytvcams
andytvcams  1110396 forum posts United Kingdom
7 Jul 2009 - 1:15 PM

Fingers crossed for you Pete.


Andy...

strawman
strawman  1022006 forum posts United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 1:16 PM

Good luck my mother had it done and it was like a new lease of life. even within two weeks it had improved her health a lot.

So good luck and I hope it helps.

Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 1:16 PM

Best wishes Pete
Sarah x

Strobe
Strobe  71254 forum posts United States
7 Jul 2009 - 1:19 PM

Best of luck Pete, hope it goes well.

Marc

Anthony
Anthony  125645 forum posts Scotland17 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 1:19 PM

good luck to you Pete.

Anthony

digicammad
digicammad  1121988 forum posts United Kingdom37 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 1:20 PM

Good luck Pete. I'm living proof of how good they are at messing around with hearts these days.

Make sure you take it easy for a while after too.

Ian

helena
helena  10134 forum posts United Kingdom
7 Jul 2009 - 1:21 PM

Take Care & Best Wishes,

Tara x

VinceJones
7 Jul 2009 - 1:26 PM

Wishing you all the best Pete, you will be in good hands

Take it easy

Vince & the Owls

lobsterboy
lobsterboy Site Moderator 1014131 forum postslobsterboy vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 1:32 PM

Good luck mate.

Chris

Stuart463
Stuart463 e2 Member 6561 forum postsStuart463 vcard United Kingdom
7 Jul 2009 - 1:38 PM

Best wishes, hope everything goes well.

Take care

Stuart

MikeA
MikeA  91168 forum posts England
7 Jul 2009 - 1:50 PM

Keep your pecker up, wish you every success with the op. Pete.

KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84271 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 1:51 PM

Hope you are feeling better now Pete, thinking of you and sending all my best wishes!


Quote: Have you ever tried to pee while lying on your back???

At least you men have a 'hose pipe' - pity us poor ladies!!

geoffrey baker
geoffrey baker e2 Member 10496 forum postsgeoffrey baker vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 1:52 PM

Fingers crossed here too Pete Smile
Best wishes.
Geoff.

digipix76
digipix76  7577 forum posts England
7 Jul 2009 - 1:53 PM

Good luck Guv, see you later.


Ian

thewaiter
thewaiter  121177 forum posts England9 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 1:57 PM

best wishes Pete

jken
jken  81672 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 1:59 PM

All the best Pete, good luck.

jk

Tonyd3
Tonyd3  101009 forum posts United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 1:59 PM

Good luck Pete Smile

javam
javam  91083 forum posts United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 2:05 PM

Hope it all goes well Pete.

bppowell
bppowell  122125 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 2:05 PM

Hope it all goes well, they are good these surgeons.

Barry

DaveU
DaveU e2 Member 81339 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 2:25 PM

Fingers crossed here in Birmingham for you Pete ...... hope all goes well and best wishes.

RogBrown
RogBrown  73005 forum posts England10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 2:32 PM

Good luck and best wishes Pete.

User_Removed
7 Jul 2009 - 2:39 PM

Got 'em all crossed for you Pete...

NevP
NevP  9853 forum posts Canada13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 2:43 PM

Good luck Pete.

Gaucho
Gaucho e2 Member 122253 forum postsGaucho vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 3:04 PM

Guess we're all thinking of you. I'm sure you'll be fine.

Malcolm

Big Bri
Big Bri  1315566 forum posts England
7 Jul 2009 - 3:06 PM

Too much curry my friend! All the best for today.

Saxon Marsh
7 Jul 2009 - 3:32 PM

Good Luck Pete hope it all goes well, these heart surgeons know what they're doing

Keith

Fishnet
Fishnet  104976 forum posts United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 3:34 PM

Good luck Pete, thinking of you.

rowarrior
rowarrior  64350 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 3:44 PM

Good luck, hope it's successful

barrovian
barrovian e2 Member 10160 forum postsbarrovian vcard United Kingdom
7 Jul 2009 - 3:51 PM

Good luck and take care.

Pete

elkiebrooks
7 Jul 2009 - 4:07 PM

Good luck and best wishesHeres to a speedy recovery.

geoffash26
geoffash26  102506 forum posts United Kingdom
7 Jul 2009 - 4:29 PM

Hope all goes as planned
Geoff

Carabosse
Carabosse e2 Member 1139395 forum postsCarabosse vcard England269 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 4:30 PM

Very best wishes to you, Boss! Smile Hope the op is a success and this helps you towards a complete recovery.

whipspeed
whipspeed e2 Member 104040 forum postswhipspeed vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 4:36 PM

All the very best wishes Pete. Fingers crossed here for you as well.

croberts
croberts  102160 forum posts Ireland8 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 4:49 PM

good luck! and a speedy recovery. Smile

Terry L
Terry L e2 Member 10577 forum postsTerry L vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 4:53 PM

Hope all goes well Pete and best wishes for a full and speedy recovery.

justin c
justin c  104525 forum posts England36 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 4:53 PM

Best wishes Pete. You'll be fighting fit in no time.

MarkT
MarkT  9119 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 5:14 PM

All the best Pete Smile

Mark.

MrGoatsmilk
7 Jul 2009 - 5:52 PM

You will be back at it in no time!

Stu

jeanie
jeanie e2 Member 105968 forum postsjeanie vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 7:21 PM

Fingers and paws crossed here that all went well today Pete.
Grin

xanda
xanda  10244 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 7:34 PM

Best wishes, Pete Smile

StrayCat
StrayCat e2 Member 1014721 forum postsStrayCat vcard Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 8:07 PM

All the best Pete; you'll feel like a new man in no time. Stay positive.

Denny

Hanners
Hanners e2 Member 8875 forum postsHanners vcard Ireland10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 8:07 PM

fingers, arms, legs, toes and anything else I can cross for you Pete, good luck Smile

Rob_Taylor
Rob_Taylor  10659 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 8:09 PM

Wishing you the best of luck Pete. Smile

Rob

kinfatric
kinfatric  9550 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 8:09 PM

best wishes Pete

Mounters
Mounters  784 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 8:09 PM

All the best Pete, you'll soon be back to your old self.
Take it easy

MarkBroughton

All the very best Pete, hope all went well for you today..
Take Care
Mark

Last Modified By MarkBroughton at 7 Jul 2009 - 8:22 PM
looboss
looboss  73124 forum posts United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 9:13 PM

Wish you the very best..

chin up..

AlanPerkins
7 Jul 2009 - 9:55 PM

ALl the best, Pete.

macroman
macroman  1115312 forum posts England
7 Jul 2009 - 10:18 PM

V.Good luck and best wishes and to a speedy recovery.

Tom_H
Tom_H  948 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2009 - 10:44 PM

Hope all went well, and wish you a swift recovery.

Delene
Delene  5 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2009 - 10:56 PM

Very best wishes

brian1208
brian1208 e2 Member 1110248 forum postsbrian1208 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 7:00 AM

Good luck Pete, hope this gets you sorted

cdm36
cdm36 e2 Member 10390 forum postscdm36 vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 7:15 AM

Hope everything went well Pete, take your time and get well before coming back.

GillyB
GillyB e2 Member 9316 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 7:48 AM

Hope all went well Pete and best wishes for a full and speedy recovery!

gill

dark_lord
dark_lord Critique Team 101466 forum postsdark_lord vcard England127 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 7:55 AM

Best wishes, hope it went well.

Quote: Have you ever tried to pee while lying on your back???

Many people manage this no problen in city centres on Friday and Saturday nights.

Nic_WA
Nic_WA  9179 forum posts Australia2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 7:58 AM

I'd been wondering how you were...thinking of you and wishing you a speedy recovery Pete
Nic

jakabout
jakabout  101741 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 8:06 AM

Good luck Pete! 70% is fabulous odds Smile x Judi

bangalicious
8 Jul 2009 - 8:30 AM

All the best Pete.

Anil.

pennyspike
pennyspike  112068 forum posts United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 9:36 AM

All the best Pete, hope it goes well for you. Penny

ColinT-B
ColinT-B  838 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 1:14 PM

Hope everything went ok. Rest, relax and dont rush back too soon.
Colin

Pete
Pete Site Moderator 1318442 forum postsPete vcard ePz Advertiser England96 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 1:19 PM

I'm back Smile and really touched a by the number of kind messages here. I wasn't expecting this response as I didn't think anyone read these blogs Wink
I have to take it easy for 48 hours so I won't be active for a few days, but just wanted to say a big thanks to everyone Smile

Coleslaw
Coleslaw e2 Member 913403 forum postsColeslaw vcard Wales28 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 1:30 PM

So glad you are fine, Pete.

lobsterboy
lobsterboy Site Moderator 1014131 forum postslobsterboy vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 1:34 PM

Great News Smile

ade_mcfade
ade_mcfade e2 Member 1014794 forum postsade_mcfade vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 1:35 PM

Went well then?

Excellent Smile

Anthony
Anthony  125645 forum posts Scotland17 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 1:36 PM

welcome back old boy. Smile

Anthony

conrad
conrad  1010874 forum posts116 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 1:38 PM

Great news, Pete.

Make sure to take enough rest before you come back!

brian1208
brian1208 e2 Member 1110248 forum postsbrian1208 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 1:43 PM

Well done Pete, a friend of ours had a stent a few months back and reckons it transformed his life for the better (could it be that we shall call you "Petra" in future? Smile )

I hope all continues well

helena
helena  10134 forum posts United Kingdom
8 Jul 2009 - 1:46 PM

Have a good rest Pete,
Kind Regards,

Tara x

minicooper
8 Jul 2009 - 2:10 PM

May I also add my best wishes.

RogBrown
RogBrown  73005 forum posts England10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 2:15 PM

Good man. Well done.

digipix76
digipix76  7577 forum posts England
8 Jul 2009 - 2:19 PM

Excellent, can i uncross everything now Smile

roxpix
roxpix  102236 forum posts Scotland11 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 2:24 PM

cool, thats good news, now if you're still drugged up, hurry and look at the gallery and we'll get some weird awards Smile

Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 2:33 PM

Good news Pete!

Sarah x

Saxon Marsh
8 Jul 2009 - 2:44 PM

Glad to hear all went well Pete

Keith

rowarrior
rowarrior  64350 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 2:48 PM

glad it went well, enjoy your rest

dougv
dougv Site Moderator 108376 forum postsdougv vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 2:59 PM

Glad to hear things went well Pete.
Take it easy mate (says the guy who just spent 18 out of 24 hours at work!).

Doug Wink

Bridgelayer
8 Jul 2009 - 3:25 PM

Here's to a speedy recovery Pete.

KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84271 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 4:29 PM

Brilliant to see you back Pete!! Take things easy!

VinceJones
8 Jul 2009 - 5:00 PM

Nice one Pete!!!!!!!!! You can't beat a bit of great news. Take it easy.

Vince & his feathered friends

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 7:01 PM

Good on ya'

Adrian

kitsch
kitsch  8438 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 7:30 PM

glad it went well Pete
my ex had it done & it worked a treat for him

take care
Jo

phil_j
phil_j  8133 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 7:55 PM

Great to hear all went well, take care of yourself.

Phil

geoffrey baker
geoffrey baker e2 Member 10496 forum postsgeoffrey baker vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 7:57 PM

Welcome home guv Wink
Geoff.

StrayCat
StrayCat e2 Member 1014721 forum postsStrayCat vcard Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 8:08 PM

Day one of your new life. Rest up well, and all the best.

Gaucho
Gaucho e2 Member 122253 forum postsGaucho vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2009 - 10:33 PM

Take it easy and don't rush it. Good news!

Malcolm

thearmsofvenusdemilo

Good news Pete, best wishes for a return to full health.

Ganto
Ganto  8769 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2009 - 1:05 AM

Great stuff Pete, I'll have a few pints on your behalf!

LisaRose
LisaRose  7172 forum posts United States4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2009 - 3:53 PM

Just logged on and found this. So glad things went well Pete! Thinking of you.......

Lisa

Stuart463
Stuart463 e2 Member 6561 forum postsStuart463 vcard United Kingdom
10 Jul 2009 - 7:37 PM

Glad everything went well, take it easy and get well soon.

Regards, Stuart

dianah
dianah  824474 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2011 - 8:38 PM

You didn't tell me !!! All that lovely advice you gave me and I didn't know that you were going into hospital. Am so glad that it went well Pete..take it easy and have a rest for a few days..thinking of you !
Di x x

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