Am I a tough guy?

Coach Zike’s comment on one of my Facebook posts reminded me that during my interviews with Today.com, I had mentioned growing up a tough guy. What did I mean by …

Just Another Milestone?

For those of you who don’t know, yesterday was my 60th birthday. Definitely a milestone for most people. The question for me to consider is am I happy I am …

Surviving Change

How does one survive something as traumatic as a heart transplant? I get that question occasionally. Before I answer the question, let me provide a little background. In 2019, I …

What’s my limit?

Since my heart transplant, one of my big questions has been “What kind of life is possible with a transplanted heart?” When I asked my cardiac physicians, the response was …

I graduated today!

For the last six months, my life has revolved around doctor visits and physical therapy. Today, I “graduated” from Phase 2 Physical Therapy. No, I didn’t put on the cap …

Lost Heroes

The term “hero” has gotten used quite a bit lately. Medical personnel, first responders, school teachers, firefighters, members of police forces, and members of the military all deservedly are referred …

My Cardio Diagram

One of the questions I often get is “what happened to you?” I have tried to explain it, but I haven’t found a way to explain the way I wanted. …