I woke up in the early hours of the morning with my husband bolt upright, gasping for breath, coughing and choking. He was pale, sweaty, had chest pain and was panicking. He opened the front door to try and get more air. When he felt no better I knew there was something seriously wrong.Read More
My name is Patricia Lyons. I am Irish but have been living in the Dominican Republic for over 30 years. I was diagnosed a week ago with Beginning Stage Heart Failure due to Dilated Cardiomyopathy. My cardiologist told me I am in Class I, stage B. I should mention that here in the D.R. people go to see specialists or consultants rather than a local G.P. I have private, medical insurance which allows me to do that. Read moreRead More
Hi, my name is Bouba. Based on the size of my heart, I should be 12ft tall. But, I am only 6ft7in.
I was born with a congenital heart condition and live at the risk of sudden cardiac arrest for a long while. I survived congestive heart failure and an LVAD open heart surgery. Currently, I am on the waiting for a heart transplant.Read More
Thanks to my big “sister” Sheryl I began playing tennis at the age of 8 or 9. A tennis player herself, she took me to the courts adjacent to Carlsbad High School and I began to bat the ball around with her using my Wilson Jack Kramer Autograph wood racquet graciously provided by my Uncle Mark.Read More
I am a very blessed man with three beautiful children and a beautiful supportive wife Christine. Max is our 2 year old son and we have twin daughters who are 18 months old, Chloe and Kendall. When we found out we were having another baby after we were surprised. When the ultrasound technician muttered the words Baby A, our jaws dropped. It was one of those feelings that people always joke about but the way our luck has it we were the ones blessed enough to have it actually happen…. Twins.Read More