Tag Archives: Heart Transplant

Heart’s On Fire

When your heart’s on fire, yeah. That’s the only time your soul runs free. When your heart’s on fire, runnin’ on the edge. Do you know what I mean? Whoa, Oh. Heart’s on fire. ~ Hearts On Fire, 38 Special … Continue reading

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NEW Heart Allocation Waiting List Statues

The NEW heart allocation waiting list statuses are here. I wrote about this in 2016 & 2017. (links) Apparently the data entry will begin on September 18, 2018 and the system goes live on October 18, 2018. Old vs New … Continue reading

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Follow Up to Cleveland Clinic’s First Heart Transplant in 1968

A couple of days ago, I posted a link to an article regarding Cleveland Clinic’s first heart transplant in 1968 – you can read that article HERE. I came across this small article as a follow up –

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Honoring a Legacy

If you’re going to live, leave a legacy. Make a mark on the world that can’t be erased. ~ Maya Angelou ———————————————— Without God, Benny Keith Ward, Lifebanc, friends, family and an amazing team of Doctors, nurses and caregivers @  … Continue reading

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Hey Benny Keith

“Be careful in how you talk to yourself. You are listening.”   HeartDate –  4,049 Hey Benny Keith!! Yes, it is true ….. I talk to my self every day. And yes, I can be quite critical. I also speak … Continue reading

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Homecoming

“Homecoming unites the past and the present.” ~ Author Unknown I almost forgot that today was an important date in regards to my transplant journey. Eleven years ago today, on Friday, May 25, 2007, I was released from the Cleveland … Continue reading

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11th Anniversary – A Day of Gratitude

“A hero is somebody who is selfless, who is generous in spirit, who just tries to give back as much as possible and help people. A hero to me is someone who saves people and who really deeply cares.” ~ … Continue reading

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The HERO That Saved My Life

BENNY KEITH 12/15/1979 – 5/9/2007 For almost 11 years, I’ve been living with someone else’s heart beating in my chest …. keeping me alive. A loaned heart … a borrowed heart … a transplanted heart. Every single day of the … Continue reading

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4,000 Days of Gratitude, Hope and Faith

“My words in your mouth, finishing my phrase It’s no surprise That over these last four thousand days You have become the one who can read my eyes” ~ Allie Moss, Let It Go  . Four thousand days ago today, … Continue reading

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#DNA – My Roots

“You were designed for greatness. You were born to accomplish incredible things. Unlimited potential is part of your DNA!” I have been fascinated about genealogy, DNA, and where we really come from. Son many families live on stories, either fact … Continue reading

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