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Goodbye, hospital.  Hello, home!   And other scary things.

When heart disease isn’t your biggest problem

Dear Carolyn: “After 19 months of daily discomfort, my pacemaker was replaced”

#JOMO: it turns out there’s a name for my life

Bucket Lists:  do heart patients need them?

FEBRUARY 2022    ♥   It’s HEART MONTH!

More weird facts about women and heart disease

Where do those post-stent bruises come from?

10 years after my mother’s death

Heart Month awareness: doing the same thing, yet expecting different results

MARCH 2022

Writing about hearts – and now roses


Balcony roses: my late summer review


How I spent my summer vacation


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