It’s been a tough week. I went into the Meijer Heart Center on Tuesday morning for a couple of procedures to correct my atrial fibrillation. I didn’t let being down slow down my bike buying, however. It’s cleaning season, and people are unloading unwanted bikes. I’m going to be ready for Spring.
I do not like being in a doctor’s care that much. In fact, I’m terrified of all medical anything. So this week I’ve stayed active on the bikes to keep my mind on positive things. Monday, I finished this absolute beauty:
Monday night, my good friend Mark took me out for a pre-op dinner in East Town. On our way home, we picked up this beautiful Raleigh Grand Prix:
So that was Monday. Tuesday, I looked like this:
Surprisingly, I don’t feel at my best with a chest tube drain in, a catheter up my urethra, and sensors all over the place. I spent a night looking pretty pitiful, but I kept bidding on bikes through online auctions. That, and visits from my sons, wife, and in-laws kept my spirits up.
Wednesday, after my second surgery, I started to look a bit better:
And this is me Thursday morning, looking determined to get out and get back with my bikes, my boys, and my beautiful wife!
And today, I have picked up three bikes already. Soon, I’ll get back to working on them. Here are a few future projects: