Stories of Survival
Heart Problems after surviving Hodgkin's Lymphoma
I am a cancer survivor (Hodgkin's Lymphoma) who was treated with chemotherapy in 2013-2014.. I had quadruple by-pass in April, 2015 followed by placement of a stent in July, 2017. I also had an ICD inserted in 2017. Now for the past one month I am experiencing angina at various...
Second Heart Attack and a Stroke!
I retired from the US Navy in January 1996 and had my first heart attack 3 months later, while I was working in Sasebo Japan. I realized that I need to change certain things in my life for my young 10 month old daughter, so I gave up smoking cigarettes, stopped drinking coffee...
Dropped my youngest son off at college. Celebrated our empty nest with a great dinner. Then I started feeling sick and throwing up. Little did we know I was having a heart attack. I passed out in the hotel bathroom hitting my face and breaking my nose. My...
Ruby Hope- A story of survival
Since having my heart attack three years ago, I count each day as a blessing. Although I have spent my career working in health care, I have not always made my own personal health the priority it should be.