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heart transplant

Lift the Veil of Cancer Survivorship: Yoga

September 7, 2015 mhyh 1

Day 7: Lift the Veil of Cancer Survivorship through Yoga Today, I invited Lisa Z. Hughes, my yoga coach, to post on the role of yoga in what she refers to as the lifting of the veil of cancer survivorship. I have learned so much from Lisa in my pursuit of chronic WELLNESS and …

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 …

My Heart: 02/22/1970-04/21/2008

March 27, 2013 mhyh 5

The question before me THIS day is ‘What do I miss the most?’. Today, in THIS moment, that question is too much for me to tackle because what I miss the most is a loss that no one on the outside can see, yet I am reminded of it with the experience of every emotion …

Radiation: the Invisible, Potent Therapy

February 27, 2013 mhyh 2

28 Days of Heart Day 27 John O’Donnell, MD, MS, FACP I met MHYH’s Co-Founder, Judy Bode, about 30 years ago when I had the privilege of providing medical care for her until I retired from practice in 2006. About 9 years ago, a very competent, respected heart speci …

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 …

Even the Fearless…

October 9, 2012 mhyh 1

Even the fearless, get fear[full], I hope everyone who reads this post understands that it’s ALL about being present one with another NOT about pretending we don’t get scared… Capturing THIS Day 10/09/2012 It’s fair to say that people consider me to be …

From Oz to It’s a Small World

September 11, 2012 mhyh 1

I wanted to provide those of you who follow MHYH our website or twitter with an update on the Tin Man [and] share with you further evidence of a core conviction that I hold that there is purpose in all things even though we don’t always see it at the time. So, the Tin M …

Phantom Pain of [my]Heart

September 3, 2012 mhyh 0

If you have ever known or even just heard about someone who had an extremity amputated whether due to diabetes, flesh eating bacteria, or a malignancy of some sort, then you are likely familiar with a phenomenon called phantom pain.   Phantom pain occurs because although …