I have some news for Line of Departure subscribers especially. Unfortunately it's not good. Today I got a bad diagnosis at a doctor's office, and my driving will be curtailed for the foreseeable future. No, it's not a DUI, nor is it connected with substance abuse. It's my heart, and it's been malfunctioning in a frightening manner. I have to get on the schedule with my invasive cardiologist, yes that's a thing, to get a pacemaker, as soon as possible.

As a result, I will not be driving as I was, and not visiting the Line of Departure Post Office box as regularly as I have since I started in 1991. I will be working on Issue 83 though, especially as I have extra time that I was spending driving, and going to the gym (that's off limits too for the time being).

So if you're a subscriber and would like to renew, or someone interested in starting a new subscription, please use the Line of Departure PayPal page. I'll get your order a lot sooner than I will if you send it to the PO box, and I make a rare trip there.

http://www.jimwerbaneth.com/lod/paypal.htm

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Comment by Jim Werbaneth on Sunday

Thanks Wayne.  I'm actually doing better now, and will be seeing the surgeon for my follow up on Thursday.

The funny thing is that before this procedure, I really, really wanted it, to get this old problem fixed once and for all.  Then afterward, I started hearing from people who said that I looked and sounded a lot better.  Some noticed how sick I appeared over the last couple of years.  Hopefully now I'll keep on hearing that I'm visibly healthier.

So I have no regrets, except that I couldn't have gotten my pacemaker years ago.

Comment by Wayne Rotella on Sunday

Sending you positive thoughts. Get better.

Comment by Jim Werbaneth on Friday

Well, I'm back, and the procedure was a success.  I might die, but it won't from having my heart stop on its own, not any time soon!

Comment by Jim Werbaneth on September 9, 2019 at 6:33pm

I'm going into the hospital tomorrow for my pacemaker.  Hopefully in a month my heart condition will just be an unpleasant memory.

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