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Celebrating My Book's 10th Anniversary

On December 29, 1999, my husband, Miller, received a heart transplant. It was a momentous occasion for our family, which came after a year of hospital visits, intensive care stays and ultimately the long wait for a heart. 481 more words

Your Last Moment?

“I have seen too many men go down, and I never permit myself to forget that one day, through accident or under the charge of a younger, stronger knight, I too will go down.”  276 more words

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Sometimes

“Sometimes in life you have to walk away from people, not because you don’t care, but because they don’t.”

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Looking for the magic bullet

I feel a bit down today.

The past two weeks have been stacked full of appointments, tests and procedures as part of my Heart Transplant Assessment, I have had something booked almost every day and I’m tired.  693 more words

True Friends

“In life we never lose friends, we only learn who the true ones are.”

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Words

“Choose your words wisely, because you can’t ask the angels to erase them.”

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Genomic Revolution in Heart Transplant Medicine

Heart transplants are an extremely high-risk medical procedure. The main reason for a patient to undergo a heart transplant is to increase survivability, but an inherent contradiction arises due to the myriad postoperative risks. 428 more words