Author Archives: DAP

About DAP

I am a heart transplant recipient and these are my stories and thoughts. My desire is to assist others pre or post heart transplant in anyway possible. Please feel free to contact me if you have a question.

Privilege of a Lifetime

“I truly believe that the privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.”

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Gratitude Journal

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Embrace Failure

“As a boss, as a CEO, as a creative director, as a chef, I’ve learned that failure will always come. I’ve learned to give it a big squeeze, smile at it, humble myself to it and then use it as … Continue reading

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Gratitude Journal, 9/17/2021

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Feeling Sorry

“I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself.” ~ DH Lawrence

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Gratitude Journal, 9/16

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Good Ole Days

“The good ole days weren’t always good, and tomorrow ain’t as bad as it seems.” ~ Billy Joel

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Gratitude Journal, 9/15

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Apple Juice

“When I was in the hospital they gave me apple juice every morning, even after I told them I didn’t like it. I had to get even. One morning, I poured the apple juice into the specimen tube. The nurse … Continue reading

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Gratitude Journal, 9/14/2021

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