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My Story of Survival
Today, is a special day. On February 12th, 2009 ( 12 years ago) ,
I received a mechanical valve in my heart .
I Thank God for saving my life and giving me the courage to share my story of triumph and healing.
My Journey: Timeline
February 12th, 2009:
Heart Valve Replacement; received mechanical valve
February 16TH, 2009:
First pacemaker surgery: due to permanent blockage in the lower chamber of my heart
June 23rd, 2010
Second pacemaker surgery: right lead replaced
Third pacemaker surgery; received new
I encourage every survivor throughout the community to keep pushing through the low moments, pray daily, stay connected with people who love you, believe in you, keep your medical team informed of any changes occurring within your body and to never, lose hope.
http://kagoodloe.wixsite.com/heartofgold ( my website)
I’m so grateful for the love and support I continue to receive from my family, neighbors, friends, church community, and medical team.
Special recognition: American Heart Association, Edwards Lifesciences and Heart Valve Voice.
AHAModerator, February 12, 2021 9:28am EST
Thank you for sharing your story with the Support Network! We are so happy for you and that you are feeling so much better. Please keep us updated on how you're feeling!
Congratulations & Best Wishes,
KimberlyG, February 12, 2021 3:38pm EST
Thank you very much. I appreciate your kindness