Michael Fricke Michael Frickeheart

First post: 8/12/2016 Latest post: 1/9/2017
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On August 2nd I was admitted to the hospital at Abbott Northwestern due to complications from on going heart failure. On August 11th I was officially placed on the national heart transplant list class 1A. I will be staying here at the hospital until a heart for me is found. I was informed it could be as little as a few weeks or as long as 6 to 7 months on the longer end. While I am here I'll be in the ICU the entire time so I can receive the best care to keep  healthy enough for the operation when that time comes. I am up and able to walk around just rather limited as to how far I can go due to being hooked up to monitors and an IV.  I will try to keep providing updates as the days go by to help provide friends and family informed as I have already received a wonderful amount of support and encouragement from family and friends. Thank you!

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