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Old 10-31-2013, 03:28 AM
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I am glad to hear that you caught it in a timely manner, David.

Now listen to your doctor!
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Thank you for posting this David, as it gives some of us "old timers" a wake up call to keep our health in check.
Thankfully you had great advice and got immediate care. Best wishes from all of us for a speedy recovery.
Now I think I'll make a call to my cardiologist for a check-up.

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Old 10-31-2013, 03:01 PM
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Thank you all for such kind words. It really is wonderful to have you guys share your own stories to let us know I can make it through this next challenge in life

What a great club

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Glad you made it to the hospital because it could have been worse. Many men like myself are stubborn and ignore the signs until too late. take care.


By the way who is watching the factory?

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Old 10-31-2013, 04:43 PM
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We have fabulous guys who are very capable of running things We are fortunate.

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Heal up Brother David...................we need you around here.

Great to hear you are doing better.
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David, that is great news as you have been lucky enough to have the warning and repair done. Due to too much of the liquid good life and over doing it swimming in a lake years ago I damaged my heart muscles, fortunately that has fully resolved itself due to exercise and good eating....

Take care we want you here as you do great work.
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David, Glad to hear you are healing and feeling better. It is times like this that empower us to see what is important and grasp a firm understanding of ones core values.
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Dear David,
I am happy to hear that you feel better ! I know it's not easy to take a step back if you own a factory like you do, but it's worth to try it with such a wonderful Family and friends in the Background. You may remember that I visited your factory and we met in Person. I think you have very good employees who will run the factory.....

Best wishes for a speedy and full recovery from GERMANY !

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Na Zdrowie!
Now, take that relaxing trip with the family, enjoy and appreciate life and reflect on how amazing it has been and will be, for a long time to come.
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New Product ; Kirkham water-jetted aluminum stints! I think there are more than a few people that could use them.
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Thank you all for such kind words. I deeply appreciate it

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Good to hear you're doing well David. I had roughly the same symptoms, but not a heart attack 2 1/2 years ago. I was very lucky as I was very close to having a heart attack. My doctor got me into a great cardiologist the next day and the next day I was in surgery getting 4 stents. I've felt great ever since and thank the Big Guy every day for my new found health.

Definitely puts things in perspective, doesn't it. Do as I'm starting to do and take a bit more time off and relax and be with friends. None of us know how much time we have here...

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Congratulations on your good fortune, David....and having the good sense to get immediate attention!!

I'll only add that I agree with the others...take time to take care of YOU

Cheers!

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Sorry to hear the bad news, but elated to hear the great news that your heart did not sustain any damage. The world needs more people like you, David, and surely your work here is not completed yet. Wishing you a full recovery and smooth sailing without any complications in the future!!!
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Sharing your pain and thinking of you! I had open heart surgery in March for congestive heart failure. It is amazing what doctors can do to buy you extra time on this world. What I learned from that experience is that we only have so much time remaining and we can choose to really make an impact with the time that is left. I am happy to hear you are on the mend and can continue to enjoy your life, your friends and your hobby. I continue to appreciate learning from you on this forum. I am choosing to spend that extra time I have left to scratch build a cobra with my kids. I hope to leave my mark on this world by teaching my kids to love a challenge, to appreciate precision, and to love what i feel is the best car that ever existed.

Sorry for rambling and I will keep praying for you.
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