Thread: friend having open heart surgery
01-19-2005, 01:03 PM #1
training partner/friend having open heart surgery
One of my training partners is going in for open heart surgery. They said he has a blocked valve or something. The docs said it's not steroid related since he has a family history of it and his diet's not too great. I just felt like posting this. I'm not religious at all but if you want to say a little prayer or whatever maybe it would help.
Last edited by redmeat; 01-19-2005 at 01:13 PM.
01-19-2005, 01:34 PM #2
Good luck to your bro!!
01-19-2005, 01:37 PM #3
Hope everything goes out well for your friend.
01-19-2005, 01:38 PM #4
goodluck to him, i will say one for him
01-19-2005, 01:40 PM #5
AR's like a family
your bro's our bro
I know we're all sorry for you/him
01-19-2005, 01:41 PM #6
Hope all goes well brah!
Good luck to your buddy!
01-19-2005, 01:42 PM #7
Don't worry the docs are truly amazing these dayz!!!! I wish the best to him
01-19-2005, 01:46 PM #8
How old is your buddy.. how did the doc find this?
01-19-2005, 01:50 PM #9Originally Posted by BigMike J
01-19-2005, 01:53 PM #10Originally Posted by redmeat
The best of luck to your friend.
01-19-2005, 01:54 PM #11Anabolic Member
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will definately say a prayer!
maybe it's from hanging out with all that red meat!! have to have humor in times like this.
all the best on a safe and expeditious recovery
01-19-2005, 01:57 PM #12Originally Posted by partyboynyc
01-20-2005, 07:27 AM #13
Hey baby! Don't worry. Chris will be okay. He's a young, strong guy. And with you guys as his friends, he'll be back and in shape in no time. I love ya babe, don't worry, I'm here for ya.
01-20-2005, 09:53 AM #14
Oh ya, valve jobs are pretty routine these days, but it's pretty invasive, so his chest will be sore for a few weeks. But really, the biggest thing to worry about is that the docs don't leave a sponge or chair or something in his chest cavity, but they're pretty good about that sort of thing these days . . .
Ya, it's pretty dramatic, but nothing to fret over. Nevertheless, best wishes . . .
01-20-2005, 10:18 AM #15
Sometimes when I see stuff like this, I feel like I'm looking at my future. I know the docs said it wasn't from AAS, but who really knows. I have another friend who used a lot of steroids in the 70s and 80s and he's all ****ed up now. Heart problems, kidney problems. But at the same time, I know I'm not going to change. Just makes you think sometimes.
01-20-2005, 12:23 PM #16
I don't expect you to change baby. I love you just the way you are. Only you can make those kind of decisions. I think a lot of people think like that to tell you the truth. What one person may see as moral and right, another would disagree. I guess that's what makes the world go round. I think it would be kind of boring and bland world if we were all alike right?
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