Lung Cancer Scare & Texas Power Outage ๐Ÿ˜ญโ„๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿ”Œ๐Ÿšฑ

During the recent Texas power outage & winter storm, I thought I might have lung cancer. Doctors found a mass on my lung. Yesterday, I learned that the mass is benign. I'm still going through testing and figuring out my treatment because a benign mass on my lung remains an issue, but at least it's … Continue reading Lung Cancer Scare & Texas Power Outage ๐Ÿ˜ญโ„๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿ”Œ๐Ÿšฑ

The Day I was Officially Listed on the Heart Transplant Wait List โค๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿฆ„

A 4 year update, since the day I was list on the Heart Transplant Wait List. "As of today at 4:26:05 CST I'm officially on the โ™ก Transplant List! I'm excited because I've given blood, sweat & tears since mid-June to this process, so I'm relieved. I'm also fearful. Mixed emotions-today is a big day. I'm so grateful to you for your ongoing support. I need it!"

How long will I wait for my Heart Transplant?

On average, the data suggest you could wait between 2 months (64 days) to 2 years (726 days) for a heart transplant.

If you're reading this blog then you're either on the wait list (or your loved one is) or you're my friends and family.ย  If you're on the waitlist...

Getting the Call: Heart Transplant & Uber

I am often asked, โ€œwhere weโ€™re you when you got the call for transplant?โ€ For months I was vigilant, perhaps hyper-vigilant with answering my phone. Nothing would prevent me from picking up an โ€œunknownโ€ call, not even the sacred space of the movie theater was going to cause me to miss the call for a … Continue reading Getting the Call: Heart Transplant & Uber