8 weeks with LVADSun, 03/17/2019 - 4:59PM
It has now been eight weeks since my LVAD implantation and life has been going reasonably well since my surgery. Two weeks in the hospital, one week in a motel adjacent to the hospital, five weeks at home. My caregiver returned to his family last week so I am now on my own. I will be starting back to work full-time this week. (My job entails meetings and sitting behind a computer.) The daily dressing changes and other tasks associated with the equipment are already getting old. But, I am trying to work out a routine to minimize the hassle. Now I just have to be patient for the next step.