I am so sorry yuo got that bad cath that would scare the heebie jibbies uot of me too. but since the 60's they have made so many improvments to everything too i hope yu would really think about it long and hard if they wuld want yu to have one again.
I too have right sided CHF and the SOB can get to you really bad and the swelling of your feet. I have a 10 W and 11 W in my closet in case they swell my feet that is and my regular 10 M cannot fit.
I am learning to live with it but Teri it was a great article.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
But by the moments that take our breath away.
Faith does not lie in trusting God to stop the storm,
But in trusting Him to enable us to walk through the storm.