BROKEN HEARTED
Explanation. Experiences. PVI Ablation. Recovery
Mis/Adventures of an everyday cyclist with Atrial Fibrillation & Flutter
AFib Cyclist

Catheter Ablation Overview

Nine days post RF catheter ablation / pulmonary vein isolation for AF & Flutter. Back at work. Hour of Trainer...

Fine. Not fine.

Cardiac ablation now a few days behind me. Recovery is underway. The hole in my groin – about the size...

Hit by a bus

Coming out from the general anaesthetic was a pretty dark time for me following the PVI ablation. A vague memory of...

“Fricking Lasers”

Sharks*, with Fricking Lasers! The phrase used on paper was RF – but words used out loud were Laser. My...

SURPRISE!

The big day was upon me РD Day for the ablation Рpulmonary vein isolation (PVI). A bit of light...

Thirty Eight Minutes

There is an element of denial to the whole thing. Your heart is on the inside – there is nothing...

Anniversary

Glancing down at the pint in front of me – and the sudden shuddering realisation that one year ago –...

Guilt

There it is again. Stinging. Clear and present, amidst the false comfort of the lack of short-term-discomfort-in-the-name-of-long-term-gain I am currently...

A day on a calendar

Today – a new date came through for me. Radio Frequency Ablation, or Isolation of the pulmonary veins – the...

Change the frame, the picture is fine.

After speaking with my sister this evening the following three sentences summed up a great deal of how I am...