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Monthly Archives: August 2009
My2ndHeartBeat is on the Road
The masked flier . . .
Half full ?
I’ve always been an optimistic person. From my childhood, I’ve always seen the glass as half full ….. never half empty. Since my heart transplant, I think I’m even more optimistic than ever. Why? I think it’s because I truly … Continue reading
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If you can see the picture below well enough, it says “We believe in second chances ….. 5630 and counting . . . . Heart, Lung, Liver, Kidney, Pancreas, Intestine and face transplants” The key words on this shirt are … Continue reading
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As noted on my Friday, Aug 14th post, my grand daughter indeed does have a heart issue. It’s a congenital heart defect, PDA, that can be repaired via a coil placed during a heart cath. She’s in no real danger … Continue reading
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Something to Hang On To
As we go through life, at various points we need something to hang on to. Like a baby with their favorite stuffed animal or blanket. When I was hospitalized after my heart attack, my wife brought me the picture below. … Continue reading
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Slowing Down Life
Every once in a while, life will be moving too fast. At times, there’s nothing I can do about it, except hang on and go along for the ride. But when I can, I will slam the brakes on and attempt to … Continue reading
When you don’t work, can one really look forward to, or celebrate Friday? An arguement could be made for or against, but in my mind it’s simply an “extra” day that I have been given to use to be a … Continue reading
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If you are new to my site(s) then I will explain a little …….. I am a heart transplant recipient and after my first year I had the strong urge to “give back” a little bit to the people that saved … Continue reading
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Since this is a new site, please check the “Pages” box and the “Links” on the right. Lots of old post, adding pictures on a regular basis …. in general, I’m building this site. I am entering uncharted territory with … Continue reading
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