Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Cardioversion

Well I went into hospital on Thursday for cardioversion and am now fixed!

The day centre is going great and I am attending three times a week. I am also busy recording a new album. So at the moment everything is fabulous.


Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Slave To The Rhythm

My mood remains good but I continue to have problems with my heart. I am now in atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) and waiting to go into hospital for cardioversion (electric shock to the heart) to force me back into a normal rhythm. First they have to slow down my heart rate with Bisoprolol and prevent clotting with Rivaroxaban so I should go into hospital in about three weeks.


Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Heartbeat

The day centre has been going well. I am starting to get to know some of the folks. I particularly enjoy the art group in which I am learning to paint... read that as learning to cover my trousers in acrylics.

My mood has been stable but unfortunately my heart has not been. On Sunday I developed central chest pain which persisted throughout the day, eventually I called NHS24 who arranged for an ambulance to take me to hospital. They thought it was pericarditis but also thought I had a touch of stable angina so was prescribed Ivabradine 2.5mg twice daily.