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Interview HF15

Age at interview: 85
Brief Outline: Heart attack 1996. Pacemaker 2001. Heart failure diagnosed afterwards.
Background: Retired postal worker; married with 3 children.

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He realizes he must seem lazy but he cannot manage to do many things.

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Oh, I mean I can't walk from here to the window without stopping. At one time I could do different things and do things without worrying about it, but now you don't want to, it makes you feel lazy. You're inclined just to sit back and do nothing. You're not in the mood for doing anything, and when you're not in the mood for doing anything it can be frustrating for the house, housepeople as well. My wife doesn't like it when I just sit back and do nothing but I can't help it, I'm afraid. 
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