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Ken Sawicki
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A Heart is not Judged....

I hate to begin with a cliche, but – “I’m sorry it’s been so long since my last post!” Oddly, things have been pretty busy, giving me a taste of what things will be like when “real life” kicks in again. All in all, I’m doing pretty well. I met with my…

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Time really flies – and I can’t believe it’s taken me so long to post another update! Quite a bit has happened since the last one. Visiting nurses have discharged me with a positive report. I saw my cardiologist last week, and as far as she can tell, I’m…

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So it’s been three weeks since the surgery today…. And I’ve been home for just over two weeks. I’m overdue for an update! In general, things are going pretty well. There have been some bumps in the road, but I think I’m on the right road. I’m walking…

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It’s official, I am leaving the hospital today. All the wires and tubes have been removed and I’m just waiting for the final steps. (Checking cumadin levels and BP and such.) It will be good to be home and a LOT more comfortable (the hospital bed is…

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Hi folks – just let me say that the concern and love and encouragement Larry and I have received in the past few days has been – again – overwhelming. I cannot thank you enough. It’s been a pretty incredible ride – having heart surgery really is like…

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I just got a call from the hospital – my surgery has been postponed until Tuesday, 4/4. My surgeon’s daughter had a baby. I guess surgeons have lives, too! Thanks to all for all the well-wishes on Facebook. They truly touched my heart (pun intended!) –…

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The Tin-Man gets a newer heart

 #TBT – 18 years ago I had open-heart surgery. Everything’s been great, until just recently. I have to go in next Monday (4/3) for more work on the ticker, at Yale. I actually feel OK at this point. I’ll be having my aortic and pulmonic valves replaced…

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