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My AFib Survival Story

Written by: Michele Straube | Date Posted: Mar 29, 2011

I am 56 years old. I suffered from Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) for 30+ years. Despite having AFib, I led an active outdoor life - trekking in Kashmir, backpacking extensively in Alaska, and hut-to-hut hiking in the Alps. My husband Bob is an ultra-runner and is very active. Although I was always the out-of-sight slowest on the uphills, I wouldn't let AFib stop me from getting to the top (that's where the views are!).

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