I died last week.

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  1. Switch625

    Switch625 "Up, up, and away!"

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    This past Sunday I woke to find the ICU with tubes down my throat, monitors awkwardly taped to my hairy chest and a lot of my friends and my wife all hovering around me asking me how I was feeling.

    I had no idea what was happening. I had some kind of psychadelic reaction to the drugs. Everybody appeared to have round, orange complexions and black hair.

    I later learned I had a massive heart attack last Wednesday and I was dead for 20 minutes before they brought me back at the hospital. They used some kind of freezing technique to keep me alive and the seizures to a minimum.

    I don't remember anything that happened. From what I was told, I passed out at the movies and again at home and was then rushed to the hospital. I had three stints put in and I was out for six days.

    Now for the good ending. I'm sure I'll be home by he weekend. I've lost a lot of weight and I'm having to relearn how to walk again. But I should achieve a full recovery.
     
  2. thecollector

    thecollector Fluffernutter Admirer

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    Wow, that sounds like hell to go through. :eek:  Glad you're recovering! :thumb 
     
  3. Bumblebee3

    Bumblebee3 Autobot

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    I am glad you made it and, Thank you for sharing your story The same happened to me last year when I was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. I woke up in ICU on life support I would never wish that on my worst enemy I fought to be here with my loved ones and currently am in remission....... Wishing you a healthy future fellow Texan ;) 
     
  4. turboedguy

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    Damn dude, glad your recovering. All the best.
     
  5. OmarJT82

    OmarJT82 Well-Known Member

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    You were dead for 20 minutes? :eek: 

    Do you remember anything after you were brought back from the dead? :confused: 

    Were you in some kind of afterlife? :confused: 
     
  6. MTME

    MTME Well-Known Member

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    honestly that's sounds like you are going home a bit early considering everything that has happened. Are you going home home or to a rehabilitation center (physical one not a drug one), just be really sure that you are truely ready to go home and that someone is at home with you to take care of. take your time and don't overdo it.
    Glad to hear you are back and recovering just take it easy now
     
  7. a person

    a person Is not amused.

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    I can't even begin to imagine what it must be like going through something like that. Glad you're okay.
     
  8. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    Holy crap! That'd be a hell of a thing to wake up to. Hope recovery goes well for you.
     
  9. Predaking

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    Wishing you a speedy recovery.
     
  10. Belgrath

    Belgrath Boom! Nutshot!

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    I wish you the best of luck and a rapid recovery. Stay strong. :thumb 
     
  11. DilaZirK

    DilaZirK Is bullheaded.

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    A sudden massive heart attack? What could have caused that?

    Amazing that you lived to share this experience with us all. You are a very lucky man. Wishing you a smooth recovery.
     
  12. Kevin XI

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    Scary! Good luck to you.
     
  13. 3.8TransAM

    3.8TransAM 1989 Turbo Trans AM

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    I can't believe no one asked:

    "Did u enter the Matrix?"

    Ok don't laugh to hard and get well
     
  14. UnicronFTW

    UnicronFTW Don't blink.

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    Wow. That's like a twilight zone episode or something. Wish you a speedy recovery man.
     
  15. KnightSaberAmi

    KnightSaberAmi Nyan Nyan

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    Get well soon, thank goodness you made it! Do whatever it takes to change your diet/ exercise regimen so this doesn't happen again!
     
  16. Rodimus Major

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    Wow, glad to hear you're doing better. I can't imagine how scary that must have been!

    I never thought I'd meet an actual person who could honestly say "I was frozen today!"
     
  17. Ironhide1706

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    I never thought I'd know someone who could say "I died today!"

    Glad to hear you're recovering, that must have been quite the ordeal.
     
  18. Murasame

    Murasame CHIMICHANGAS

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    Oh my god. Get well soon!
     
  19. wolfe

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    Wish you a speedy recovery!
     
  20. Keroshino

    Keroshino Lovable Clod!

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    Cripes!!! what a thing to read...
    good to hear you are getting better...still i wish you a speedy recovery!!!

    seriously that must of been scary thing to awaken from/to :eek: 
     

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