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Folks Of Interest Good Vibes for Sibes (Jim Sibley)

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  1. Dick Stevens
    Joined: Aug 7, 2012
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    Nope, a stent is nothing compared to what you've been thru! Now just go thru the cardiac rehab and do what the doctor tells you and you will be good to go.
     
  2. Bandit Billy
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    That is like comparing a head gasket R&R to a complete engine rebuild! Sheeeiit! Do what the Doctors tell ya and kiss your wife every chance you get...and remember to thank the Lord for every day! Next time I come to the 'kane I'm lookin you up. Behave yourself.
     
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  3. JimSibley
    Joined: Jan 21, 2004
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    Sounds good to me. Gime till agust and maybe we can drive the 32 3w up and down the road. Big goals make for good motivation
     
  4. It’s going to go just fine.
    Healing is a lot of hard work and it ain’t for no sissies.
     
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  5. JimSibley
    Joined: Jan 21, 2004
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    Healing is harder than it looks. I start feeling better, and it becomes a mental game. Iwant to work on my toys and i know that it is not the right move.
     
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  6. belair
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    It's like a car, Jim. Fix it right the first time and you don't have to go through the expense and wasted time to do it again. Be patient. You can always skin your knuckles later.
     
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  7. woodbutcher
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    :D Outstanding Sir.Wishing you the best for a speedy and complete recovery.Had a triple by pass 06-16-2008 at UT Knoxville.Thank you Dr Thomas Gaines and team.
    Was back driving by the end of the first week home.And by the end of the second week was back to cutting,hauling and stacking my firewood.Still going pretty strong.
    Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
    Leo
     
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  8. Glad things went well for you.
     
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  9. Good on the healing,just take it easy. I know staying out of the garage is tough. But follow doctor orders and rehab process. You had major surgery, recovery will take some time. It's also a lot slower as we get older.

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  10. Ron Emerson
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    Hey Jim I don't know you other than the awesome cars you build and being on the HAMB But its like doing a ring job back in the day you have to slowly re seat the rings so they seal well. So as to what you went through it takes time to re seal. You don't want to go through that surgery again Please take it slow and easy it takes time to re heal. I didn't have that much done to me but I was at my shop and I was trying to start a pressure washer and thought I pulled a muscle in my chest had a smell of stale gas inside the shop and went outside for some fresh air ( didn't help ) so I closed the shop and drove home about a 20 minute ride. I was about 1 block away and called my wife and told her to call the paramedics I think I was having a heart attack, of course she though I was kidding her until I drove in the drive way she called then. They said I had a 100% blockage in what they call the widow maker, they put 2 stents in and told me I had another blockage in another artery at 60% but they cant do anything with that one until it is 70% ( go figure ) Sorry for the long rant. But what I am saying the cars will still be waiting for you, but you need to reseal yourself.
    God Bless my friend and take it easy,
    My and my wife will continue to keep you and your family in our prayers.
    Ron.
     
  11. JimSibley
    Joined: Jan 21, 2004
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    Well, its been just over 5 months since i went under the knofe. I am doing fine and i feel 10 years younger. Prayer works. I have been real busy at my collision shop, but here are a few things i have put together since i am back in the shop. 541D28AF-4EA2-4DC9-A826-C0271976DC07.jpeg 0146DE74-0580-4406-B143-1709BD825A60.jpeg 76AC2E13-73BC-4B30-B715-7EB2194C4A7D.jpeg B0BEA854-7ADD-45D2-9FAB-90CAAB22AA82.jpeg
     
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  12. JIM,you have good genes from your heritage,,My Grandma Sibley made it to 101,,,
     
  13. razoo lew
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    Having experienced a “cardiac surprise” myself, I have been wondering about you, and am damned glad to see you posting here. Good for you!
     
  14. tubman
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    Good to see you back!
     
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  15. pitman
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    In the last few days? Yikes! Looking good Mr. Sib! :cool: Day-em that 30-31 looks like it otta haul!
     
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  16. manyolcars
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    You are Awesome Jim Sibley! Glad to hear you are doing well. I love the tall T cab
     
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  17. rod1
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    I am so glad to hear this Jim.You are a true inspiration.
     
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  18. Stogy
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  19. GordonC
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    Glad to see your feeling better!
     
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  20. Mr48chev
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    That's great news Jim. Looks like you have managed to stay pretty busy too.
     
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  21. catdad49
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    Looks like you're healing up quite well!
     
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  22. Take care of yourself Jim, hopefully you can get back to what you enjoy in the future, listen to the doctors and get well. HRP
     
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  23. raven
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    I’m so glad to hear that you’re doing better!
    r


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  24. loudbang
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    3 Years now after my triple bypass still going strong. You will feel great in a bit.
     
  25. Rickybop
    Joined: May 23, 2008
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    You did all that since your surgery?
    You're an animal! LOL
    You got more done during your 5 months recuperation time than some of us do in 5 years.
    Really glad you're doing better, Jim.
    I'd say "go man go", but it looks like I don't have to.


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  26. Ron Emerson
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    I will second that!!!!!
     
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  27. Good job!
     
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  28. slowmotion
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    Glad you're on the mend Jim. You must be doing something right, keep doing it. Always look forward to your awesome builds & general input here on the Hamb. Best wishes and have a great holiday season.
     
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  29. woodbutcher
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    :D Jim.Good to see you back at it.Sorry I`m late to reply.Just spent 12 days in the hospital with a MERSA infection and then 2 days after I got home my monitor died.I had my triple by pass back on
    June 16 2008.Great folks at UT Knoxville.
    Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
    Leo
     
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  30. Acey_Deucey
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    Glad you are OK, Jim.
     

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