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Our Journey to Heart Health (Part 6)

  For those of you who are following along on our heart health journey, I thought I would post an update. As of Tuesday, it has been 5 weeks since my husband had his triple by-pass surgery. He is doing … Continue reading

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Our Journey to Heart Health (Part 5)

  When my husband was diagnosed with heart disease, it was a complete shock to us. He had been an avid exerciser, had never smoked, and had always kept his weight under control. In addition to that, we knew that … Continue reading

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Our Journey to Heart Health (Part 4)

  As we walked in the door on that first day home after my husband’s hospital stay, we both breathed a sigh of relief. He was so happy to be home where he could get into his most comfortable clothes, sink … Continue reading

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Have I Loved my Husband Well?

    I have been quite introspective lately in the wake of my husband’s recent heart surgery and subsequent recovery period. An unexpected, serious health crisis can have that effect on a person. As I’ve thought about the early years … Continue reading

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Our Journey to Heart Health (Part 3)

Post-surgery recovery Seeing my husband in the cardiac ICU unit was a very difficult thing. He looked so vulnerable, a state in which I was not used to seeing him. As we walked in to his cubicle for the first time, I … Continue reading

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