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    Heart attack last week

    I had a heart attack Friday June 7th.I died on the table once and they had to shock me with the paddles. I feel very blessed to be living. They put 4 stents in. I eat healthy and go to the gym twice a week. I am going to start wearing gloves because at my age (63) my skin is getting thinner and I cut easier. Taking blood thinners I need to be more careful. Does anybody have any recommendations on gloves that are easy to work in?

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    I love the yellow/black cheap gloves at Home Depot. Something like 10 pair for $10. I always have them on when working.

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    Quote Originally Posted by leslie cook View Post
    I had a heart attack Friday June 7th.I died on the table once and they had to shock me with the paddles. I feel very blessed to be living. They put 4 stents in. I eat healthy and go to the gym twice a week. I am going to start wearing gloves because at my age (63) my skin is getting thinner and I cut easier. Taking blood thinners I need to be more careful. Does anybody have any recommendations on gloves that are easy to work in?

    Glad your still around
    Quadruple bypass 7 years ago.

    No gloves but yes do bleed easy and for a longer time.

    Slow down a bit and enjoy the new life!

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    Wow ! Now there's a reality check. As you know you're very lucky and might want to consider retirement. Of course if you're like myself that would not bring me pleasure because doing what I do does that.

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    Reading this makes me look at what I am doing , and that I have not always made the right choices. Time for a new look at life.

    Wake up call to say least.
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    Most if the time I dont wear gloves but when I do I wear these.

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    I wish you the best. January we were in Portland and middle of the night I knew something wasn't right ER diagnosis was Afib. Now I'm on 3 pills and bruise like an old man. Well I am old, 78. As for gloves, we used lightweight kinda like knitted material that work pretty well.

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    mike3, you still actively working ?

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    Local supply house guy (Kev) went on holidays to the Gold Coast with his wife ,,, crossing the road to the beach & had a heart attack ,, he wasn’t as lucky ,,, he never made it home.
    The primary function of the design engineer is to make things difficult for the fabricator and impossible for the serviceman.

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    Welcome back

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    Hang in there. I plan to work until about 75 or so...then I will go on the lecture circuit.
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    I am still working. I work at a hospital full time. I also have my own a/c etc business.

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    Were you at work?

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