Open heart surgery to marathon in only 6 months
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motivatedheart posted:
hello fellow valvers

i had open heart surgery on september 17 at upenn and on march 17th im running a marathon as a fund raiser for the Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia.

www.motivatedheart.com


this will help show those about to under go surgery that that doesnt mean your physical life has to come to a stand still nor be in pain long term
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motivatedheart responded:
If anyone's curious - this is exactly what I had done.



 
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billh99 responded:
To many heart patient have a fear of having an active lifestyle.

However, as you are showing most people can return to an active lifestyle. Or even a wakeup call for those that where not active before.

Two groups that show that are;

Cardiac Athletes http://www.cardiacathletes.org.uk/forums/forum.php

And Ironheart Racing http://ironheartracing.com/