With Thanksgiving coming up this week I want to point out a few things I wasn't, but should have been, thankful for last year. My goal here is to help myself, and maybe a few others, think of some of the small things we take for granted and be truly thankful this holiday season. Showers! … Continue reading I should have been thankful.
When I was initially diagnosed in 2008, I was told that I was at risk for sudden cardiac death. I wouldn't have a heart attack; my heart would just stop and I would die. I also learned that this wasn't something that was going to go away or be 'fixed' but a lifetime battle I'd … Continue reading Head-tilters
So, my cardiologist has a foot fetish. Actually, every cardiologist I've seen and most of my general practitioners look at my feet. It sounds creepy, especially since I hate feet, but believe it or not, it actually serves a purpose. As heart failure progresses, patients tend to have fluid retention. It commonly presents in swollen … Continue reading Cardiologist – Foot fetish required