Traci Verbrugge Traci's GoodHeart

First post: Jul 25, 2022 Latest post: Feb 1, 2023
While camping in Waterloo this past weekend (July 23). Traci  experienced pressure in her chest & tingling in her arms & an ache in her jaw.  We took her to the ER at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo.   She was admitted for tests and we learned the next day that she had a blood clot in the right vessel of her heart.  The Dr removed the clot and we were all relieved to learn that her heart is healthy with no signs of blockages or plaque.  But the Dr wanted to figure out where the blood clot originated.  So today(July 25) she had another procedure in the cath lab and he looked at her heart through the esophagus.   He discovered an even larger blood clot on her Aorta.   This Dr is amazing.  And Traci is grateful for all the miracles that have kept her from having a massive stroke or massive heart attack.   She had open heart surgery on Wednesday (July 27)  Your prayers are greatly appreciated as she recovers and does cardio rehab back home.   

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