I can’t believe this but it’s March 17th (Happy St. Patrick’s Day by the way)! I had my ablation on March 5, 2015. Things have been going so well the past two years that I totally forgot that my two-year post ablation anniversary passed twelve days ago!
I can’t believe 2016 is over already! It went by so fast. At the end of every year I like to reflect and look back at everything that happened along my afib journey. I welcome you to follow me on my look back at 2016. Religious Awakening I’ve been a Christian all of my life but I’ve been a very part-time Christian – only attending church at Christmas and Easter and not thinking much of religion beyond that. After my […]
Editor’s Update 5/15/23:Since Shannon wrote this blog post, he has brought on another Editor at Afibbers.org. His name is Carey. Carey wrote an excellent post in the forum that piggybacks on what Shannon talks about in this blog post. You’ll want to read this blog post and Carey’s post. Carey’s post is titled, “How you end up with multiple ablations and still have afib.” The following blog post was written by my good friend and editor of Afibbers.org, Shannon Dickson. […]
Well December 5th marked the 9-month anniversary of my catheter ablation. I thought I would start this post-ablation update by answering a question I get asked a lot from readers of this blog. The question is, do I regret having a catheter ablation? My answer: NO! My only regret is I didn’t do it sooner. And if the first ablation doesn’t “stick,” I won’t hesitate to have another one. Hell, I’ll have 3 or 4 procedures if necessary! I think […]
When you have a catheter ablation done for the treatment of atrial fibrillation, you can request an official ablation report (or called the operating room report or EP study report). Depending how efficient your hospital is at processing reports and paperwork, you might be able to get one within a few days of your procedure if you request one immediately. I had my ablation done on March 5, 2015 at St. David’s in Austin, TX and my report was available […]