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🎼 And The List Grows On 🎶... And On & On

Mar 10, 2016 12:15 PM

Yeah the title rhymes with Sonny & Cher's song, but I needed a laugh.

Saw the cardiologist today about the SOB & fatigue with activities, along with heaviness and pain in my legs. My hubby told him how I give out with the least activity. He's ordered a heart catheterization for next week. He said things could have changed since last year's tests were done, since I had the mitral valve issue & decreased ejection fraction rate.

I still think it all has to do with my pelvic congestion syndrome veins, especially since the symptoms are very similar. At least I want to hope so. Doc doesn't think so but said I needed to follow up with the doc who did the PCS treatment, or someone in the same field. Luckily there is a local surgeon who now treats it, so I won't have to drive and stay overnight. If i do have to travel it could be possibly multiple times.

Please pray for me & my hubby. He almost didn't come to the appt. If I'd been by myself I may have cracked. I'm hoping and praying that whatever is causing this will be easily treated. With the family history of heart problems, I won't be surprised if I do have some issue. I'm just praying it's not major.

Mar 10, 2016 1:51 PM

I hope it's nothing major. Im sorry your list keeps getting things added to it. Im very glad you were not alone at the appointment. Hugs and positive energy being sent your way.

Mar 10, 2016 2:39 PM

I'm glad too Gotobef. I'm going to try to stay positive. Hopefully even if last year's problems have worsened, maybe it won't be severe. Thank you!

Mar 11, 2016 12:12 PM

Flappsy, you are, as always, in my prayers. I am sorry that you are going through this. I can't imagine the fear and stress. Having my Brother end up in the hospital with a heart issue and having a catheterization and an ablation, then just this past week my Cousin ending up in the hospital for her heart, I worry for you. I know your faith is strong and perhaps by some miracle it is caused by your PFC and they can do something to make things better. Sending you much love, gentle {{{{Hugs}}}} and prayers that you don't get any overwhelming diagnosis.💕🙏🏻🌻

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