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Intuition saved my son's life.

Steve Jobs once said that “Intuition is a very powerful thing. More powerful than intellect.”

This incident brought me to my knees and forced me to become the person I am today. 782 more words

The Heart is a Sensory Organ: Remembering Dr. Joseph Perloff

In 1991, it was established that the heart was a sensory organ, a sophisticated processing center with an extensive intrinsic nervous system sophisticated enough to qualify as a brain, a complex system that maintains a continuous dialogue with the cerebral brain.

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Friendship Prevents Heart attacks!

A recent article in the Belfast telegraph Reported on a study showing that local ties reduced the chances of Heart attacks.
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Off to School We Go

Trying to figure out what I should write about for this week’s blog was difficult; there are so many things to talk about.  Trying to fit almost 16 years into a blog can become a little daunting.   1,326 more words

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The Preemie Food Challenge

The day I passed my twelve week mark during my pregnancy with my son, I began to contemplate how I would breast feed. I hadn’t felt that strongly about something in a long time, and to be quite honest the selfish part of me knew it was easier to lose the pregnancy weight by breast feeding. 1,681 more words

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Role Models

Now this is a strange one.

I had no intention of writing anything on the subject of Role Models, it hadn’t even crossed my mind.  988 more words

Heart to heart - August

Heart to heart is a monthly link-up for heart families to share stories about their journeys. My eldest daughter Jessica has hypoplastic left heart syndrome and I started blogging about her heart journey a few weeks before she was born. 226 more words