After Heart Valve Replacement Surgery, Patient Opens 30-Year Dream

By Adam Pick on June 18, 2008

If there is one thing I see in heart surgery patients, it is their renewed vigor for life.

Personally, I consider the time after heart valve replacement surgery (in 2005) as my own “Second Chance”. As I have shared with you in prior blogs, I am much more appreciative of all the wonderful things that this amazing life has to offer. I get set off by the smallest things (the wonderful smell of a rose) or and the largest commitments (my marriage to Robyn).

That said, any time I see something which resonates with this mindset, I share it with you.

Sooooooo…. Here is in a fascinating story about a heart surgery patient that is chasing his dream. Mike McGill, left his insurance job of 17 years to open his very own sportsbar called “The Plate”.

 

Mike McGill Opens Sportsbar After Heart Surgery

 

I thought you might enjoy this story published in The Times earlier today. Click this link to read about, Mike McGill Opens Sportsbar After Open-Heart Surgery Story.

Keep on tickin!
Adam


Written by Adam Pick
- Patient & Website Founder

Adam Pick, Heart Valve Patient Advocate

Adam Pick is a heart valve patient and author of The Patient's Guide To Heart Valve Surgery. In 2006, Adam founded HeartValveSurgery.com to educate and empower patients. This award-winning website has helped over 10 million people fight heart valve disease. Adam has been featured by the American Heart Association and Medical News Today.

Adam Pick is a heart valve patient and author of The Patient's Guide To Heart Valve Surgery. In 2006, Adam founded HeartValveSurgery.com to educate and empower patients. This award-winning website has helped over 10 million people fight heart valve disease. Adam has been featured by the American Heart Association and Medical News Today.

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