Patient Stories Blog - Page 23

By Adam Pick

Guest Patient Blog: Jim Bonk 30 Days After Heart Valve Surgery

By Adam Pick on December 10, 2007

I will be the first to tell you that I never expected this website would grow so quickly. Over the past year, I have met so many wonderful patients, caregivers, doctors and nurses from around the world.

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Veronika Meyer At Mount Everest Peak… After Heart Valve Replacement!

By Adam Pick on December 3, 2007

There are “good” weeks… And, then there are “great” weeks. Last week was better than good and great. Last week was “unforgettable”.

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Patient Recovery Spotlight: The Incredible Taylor Browning

By Adam Pick on November 27, 2007

Every so often, I have an experience that insures my belief that life is nothing short of an amazing opportunity to learn from the extraordinary accomplishments of others.

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A Husband’s Perspective On Heart Valve Surgery Recovery

By Adam Pick on November 12, 2007

Every once in a while I receive an email that is either overwhelmingly touching or incredibly insightful. In those situations I ask my readers if I can publish their quotes / stories in my blog. Luckily, 99% of the time they say “yes”.

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Chad Shieber, Marathon Runner Dies Due To Mitral Valve Prolapse And Heat

By Adam Pick on October 13, 2007

Over the past few years, I have been incredibly close to unwelcome tragedy relating to heart valve disorders.  The word “tragedy” is the key part.

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Do Patients Make Lemon Out Of Heart Valve Surgery Lemonade?

By Adam Pick on September 18, 2007

When it comes to heart valve surgery, I know that the human spirit is resilient, creative and inspiring.

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Patient Discharged! Sharon Slattery Plans To Skydive On 61st Birthday!

By Adam Pick on September 13, 2007

There is nothing better than receiving an email from a patient following their surgery and hospital discharge.

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