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Bee resting on an Arum leaf

By fotobee  
Tulbagh South Africa

A Bee resting on an Arum lily leaf. The wind was blowing a southeaster gale, and the bee was exhausted.

Have had a torrid time of it, and am now recovering from a triple heart bypass operation. The situation caught me by surprise one Saturday evening last month, and I suffered a semi heart attack. Mo rushed me to Hospital on Monday morning, and I was admitted as an emergency patient. I sincerely do not wish this on anyone, and spent 4 days in an induced coma. I was stone dead for about 6 hours, and in a heart - lung machine, with both my heart and lungs stopped, and exposed to view through the sternum, while the team of surgeons and assistants worked. Luckily everything restarted when they pressed the starter button, and this is why I am writing this to you. The hardest part of the whole recovery system is learning to breathe again, and the recovery period is about 4 to 6 months, before one feels sufficiently well to start living one`s life with a semblance of normality.

Thank you for looking at my Cymbidium photo, and many thanks again, for all the votes

Go well

fotobee

Tags: Bee Close-up and macro

Voters: Jmag60, bobpaige1, MikeGillingham and 19 more


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cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
24 Oct 2020 4:06PM
So sorry to hear of your troubles...you were clearly in good hands...I had a wake up call about 10 years ago now (nothing as severe as yours!)...life goes on, albeit differently. Do the exercise, take the medicine and enjoy life!!!!!!

Oh..btw great photo..😁😁😁
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2020 7:10PM
Beautiful macro...
Wishing you a speedy recovery... Isabel
Mike_Young Plus
14 27 12 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2020 7:21PM
Wow, sorry to read of your health issues Martin, so pleased that you've made it through such a traumatic event. Good luck with your recovery.
Splendid insect image
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 165 16 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2020 11:41AM
So sorry to hear about your condition Martin but so glad to hear you are on the mendSmileSmileSmileSmile

A excellent imageSmileSmile

Take care and stay safeSmileSmile

Cliff

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