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Getting Personal

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I “I’m 31. How on earth did this happen?” My older brother Bryan sat up; his eyes were dazed after a restless night in the hospital. As Bryan lifted his arm to scratch his head, I could see the bruising on his wrist from the cardiac catheter. “I feel so much better,” he said. He showed me the … Read More


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Most Days, I Am Fine.

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Blog Post from My Journey with Familial Hypercholesterolemia and Heart Disease
After a lifetime of being on a low fat/ no fat diet, and now, after two full years of being a pretty religious vegan pescetarian (not by choice, but by intolerance necessity), I must say that I am mostly used to it. I don’t … Read More


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Eight Month Valversary

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Blog Post from My Journey with Familial Hypercholesterolemia and Heart Disease
Tomorrow marks my 8 month aortic valversary. I have no idea where the time went!
As some of you already know, I have been back to work for about 5 months of those 8, and I have built up my hours to where I work about 9-10 … Read More


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