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Day 24: the “Other Guy Rule”

September 24, 2015 mhyh 0

Day 24: It’s Always the Other Guy Until It’s You Cancer affects the individual, yes; however, cancer also affects everyone who loves that individual. Today, I give you my dad as he reflects on my childhood cancer [and] the failure of my heart 30 years after the en …

Guard your Heart

September 8, 2015 mhyh 0

Day 8: Guard your heart “Above all else, guard your heart for it is the wellspring of life.” Proverbs 4:23 Inasmuch as it depends on us, survivors, we must guard our hearts. What does that look like? Know your family’s health history (early MI, sudden cardia …

I Never Knew

August 8, 2013 mhyh 2

‘I NEVER knew’, three little words with potentially devastating consequences to the cancer survivor’s future health and wellbeing. ‘I NEVER knew’ that cancer therapy could hurt my heart. Three words that break my heart AND fuel my passion: always …

Do NOT Let Me Die: 04/19/2008

April 19, 2013 mhyh 2

What do I remember of this day 5 years ago? To be quite candid, I remember very little, yet the events of this weekend 5 years ago altered the landscape of two families forever. Having been taken by air from Dekalb County Airfield in metro Atlanta to Burke Airfield in Clevela …

Eye, Organ, [and] Tissue Donation: Can I [or] Can’t I?

November 1, 2012 mhyh 0

As you know myHeart’s mission includes encouraging individuals to become registered eye, organ, [and] tissue donors. Throughout the month of November, myHeart will be highlighting various aspects of the donation process through the eyes of both donor families [and] reci …