French dilemma

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  1. wiljoy

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    We've spent the last 6 weeks trying to duck and dive the terrible weather here in France. Yesterday appeared to be the big change to sun and heat so looking forward to our next 4 weeks. Wokeup at 2am this morning suffering and heart attack. Quick trip to Brive hospital and operation before 5 am. Feeling better but it certainly gives you a big wakeup call when it happens.
     
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    Oh my goodness sorry to hear your news but glad you are recovering . Take care
     
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    Please take it carefully, similar happened to my wife in strange surroundings.
    All good now, hope same for you.
     
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    I am glad to say that medical treatment in France is second to none.

    Good luck and congratulations on your narrow escape. Get well soon.(y)
     
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    Hope you are soon on the mend
     
  6. DavidG58

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    Wow, didn't expect that, did you drive yourself there, not prying but this is exactly the scenario I fear in a foreign country and to top it at a time when nobody would be around to help :(

    Sounds like you got 'fairly' lucky, take it easy, hope you are OK to drive (y)
     
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    God how awful for you both.:eek: I wish you a speedy recovery. I'm sure if you need any help a shout on here will have Funsters in France rushing to you. We are coming over on Friday but sadly not as far down as Brive, shame I bet you could murder some grapes. (y)
     
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    Your post seems very calm not sure I would be in the same situation :sick:, certainly seem to have acted quickly and got help. Good luck and keep us posted, really hope recovery is fast, complete and hassle free (y)
     
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    It's a shocker when it happens, have you got someone to drive you home as I had to inform DVLA and insurance and told not to drive for about 3 weeks ?
     
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    All the very very best from us here !!!
     
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    Take extra care of yourself and here's hoping you have a speedy recovery.
     
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    I had one recently and informed 4 weeks, however I had stents inserted so not sure if that matters, can't see why it would thou
    Hope everything works out ok for wiljoy
     
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    sorry to hear about your problem ,im in the same boat as david58 with being concerned about getting back home if i was unfit to drive, the missus does not drive
     
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    Get well soon :)
     
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    Generally if there is not an alternate driver in your party then your recovery insurance will arrange for your vehicle to be sent back home. With you and others coming back by public transport.
     
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    Blimey, your someone I'd want on my side,(n)All the best & enjoy the rest of your holidays .
     
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    Best wishes for a speedy recovery.
     
  18. wiljoy

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    Many thanks to everyone for your support and offer of help. I've actually he stents fitted so waiting for orders from cardiology. Regards getting home my better half is soon to have a crash course on driving a 39 foot unit.
     
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    Glad you got the speedy help needed from the French,with all the crap going on at the moment they are still good in a crisis,speedy recovery!
     
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    If you are able to and allowed to could you not stay locally for a few more days

    I guess you might want to get home now, but worth looking at all options

    If you are on your way home could you maybe fly and get a family member over to drive your outfit home?

    Glad it seems to have gone so well, heres hoping for a full and quick recovery (y)
     
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