Friday, February 7, 2014
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
This post may be a week late and a dollar short, but it's here. I celebrated my 2nd heart attack anniversary with a ton of laughs. This year's scavenger hunt around the city was (dare I say it?) even more fun than last year. We had a great turn out and I have a ton of pictures that are hilarious and being made into a Shutterfly book as we speak!
Our list was even bigger and better than 2013! Thank goodness for Jo, who helped come up with some amazing photo ops for our players. Here is a snippet of the list. Just a snippet...that's all you get!
I'd show you the rest...but then I'd have to kill ya. Just kidding. Needless to say the only picture I will be posting below is the rated G version of the group picture. Thank you to everyone who participated. It totally made my anniversary.
Please welcome a guest blog from a reader! His blog, They Call Me Mini, chronicles his emotional journey from a widow maker heart attack and cardiac arrest at 35. Check him out.
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Thankful, so very Thankful.
Those are the first words I posted on my Facebook the night I found out I had gone into Cardiac Arrest during my surgery to place one of two stents in my blocked artery. This was 5 days after my Heart Attack. I still await a second surgery.
I am Mark, a heart attack survivor at an age where we all feel we are still invincible. I was 35, a runner, fairly healthy, ate decent (we all have our vices), a former smoker, a guy with hypothyroidism and newly diagnosed with diabetes type 2. I did have some factors but I thought I lead a life that would counteract these. I was wrong.
“Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” –