Walt hospitalized

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by belg, Mar 31, 2004.

  1. belg

    belg Member

    For those who know Walt AKA Rusty stump, I've found out that he has been hospitalized with a heart condition. I got this from another site on which his wife said she would post any results/changes. Pat
  2. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    Thanks Belg..
    We will be thinking of walt and his family,, they will be in our prayers.
  3. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    Yes thanks for posting this Belg. We sure hope and pray Walt has a full recovery from this.
  4. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Gee, I didn't know that, Get well soon Walt my friend, I will be praying for you.
  5. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

    Thanks Pat for the heads-up. Our best wishes and prayers go to Walt and his family.
  6. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

    Get Well Soon!

    Same here! All the best to Walt for a speedy and complete recovery. :thumb:
  7. belg

    belg Member

    Here's some real good news!!!

    Thanks Fellas, Rusty

    Hi Walt here!

    They have a computer station at the hospital so I logged on. I'm doing a lot better. It was a cross between something wrong with my abdomain or my heart. Right now they have rulled out my abdomain as I had a CAT scan with additives today and it came back negative so far. Tomorrow morning I'm having a heart catheter of the left ventrical. If there is anything wrong with the heart they should find it then.

    Right now it seems that it's the fact that I eat too fast and am swollowing air when I eat plus I drink too much soda. This is causing a build up of air in my stomach which is putting a bubble behind the heart and pressure on it.

    Well I'll know more tomorrow. If everything goes ok I'll probably go home tomorrow afternoon.

  8. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Hiya Walt, Thats real good news indeed. Hope you get home tomorrow.
  9. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    Good to hear he's doing better, and thanks for passing that on. Please tell Walt we are pulling for him and if he's up to it to be sure and log in here and post a note.
  10. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

    Sounds like Walt is on his way to a full recovery. What a relief! Best wishes Walt. Get well soon!!!

  11. RailRon

    RailRon Active Member

    My best wishes for a quick recovery, Walt! And good luck for the tests! :wave:

    I know that bubble stuff with the stomach - had something like that a few years ago, when I was in a complete stress situation at the job.
    At this time I was wolfing down my food like mad, having no time for a decent meal.
    One day I thought that my heart was going to quit, and I ended up in hospital, too. But then a rigorous control of my eating habits did the trick. After only a few days those symptoms simply disappeared and never returned.

    Hopefully you'll be also back to normal real soon. I keep my fingers crossed for you! :thumb:

  12. fifer

    fifer Active Member


    Wishing you a VERY SPEEDY recovery.
    Blessings , Mike

    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  13. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

    Best of Luck Walt!! :) Get well Soon! :)

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