Monthly Archives: January 2013

Go Red for Women

The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman’s heart.~ Josiah G. Holland Tomorrow, Feb 1st, is the beginning of “American Heart Month” and it also the beginning of “Go Red for Women” month, where … Continue reading

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Let Go

            “Let the past go ……. and let the future be.”

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Please Register Now, Today

‘True generosity has no strings attached.’ -Catherine Ponder With every day that passes, 18 people who are waiting for an organ transplant will die. These folks and their families need HOPE and only WE can give them that hope. We … Continue reading

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Success and Luck

“Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration and inspiration.” “Luck has a strange and annoying habit of favoring those who do not depend on it.” As a heart transplant patient, I am often asked what has made my … Continue reading

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Cherries Jubilee

“You can’t serve up hearts like cherries jubilee.”  ~ Leonard Bailey, M.D. (Heart Transplant Surgeon, Loma Linda University Medical Center) The same doctor who’s quoted 2 blog posts down in RESPONSIBILITY! Awesome!

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Thank you! – 100,000

Thank you!! ALL OF YOU!! I feel the LOVE from all of you!! Sometime yesterday, this blog passed the 100,000 “views” since it’s inception in July of 2010. I know that’s not anywhere close to “going viral” but my words … Continue reading

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Responsibility

“More than 100 people are involved in a heart transplant operation… and we can’t waste time and resources if there is a chance the caretakers aren’t up for an awesome responsibility.” ~ Leonard Bailey, M.D. (Heart Transplant Surgeon, Loma Linda … Continue reading

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HIPAA

“If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.” — Kahlil Gibran The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules Good old HIPAA has … Continue reading

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TransplantFriends

Please checkout a new page on my blog, dedicated to TransplantFriends – https://my2ndheartbeat.wordpress.com/transplantfriends/ Or click on it, on the bar at the top of the page!

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Hopes and Dreams

“If you don’t give up your hopes and dreams, then there will always be a good ending.” Over the past number of months I have been “digitally” copying a couple of thousand of my parents old slides. Some of which went back to … Continue reading

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