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

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...

Work and Play

It was a concern to me, and I should imagine others – well – how does this affect what you...

“Exercise. But not too hard.”

When I had my first day-long incidence – and I emerged from the bright lights, trailing cables, sharp things, and...

What is Atrial Fibrillation?

What is Atrial Fibrillation?

This is a personal insight into what Atrial Fibrillation is, its mechanism, how it feels, what it looks like, and...

Thump

Thump

The thump, and oddness in my chest. Like the worlds largest beat, and then an ache. This elusive ‘thing’ had...