heart failure

Liz's story

After losing her mother and grandmother from a rare blood disorder, Liz needed to know whether or not she was also at risk. After undergoing tests, it was determined that she did in fact inherit the gene that causes abnormal blood clotting. Despite the devastating news, Liz remains hopeful and takes proactive steps to ensure a long healthy life. This is Liz's story.

Lynn's Story: Maintaining Hope

After heart surgery, the little things like taking a shower or even walking, can seem like daunting tasks. Lynn, a heart surgery survivor, could have easily channeled this frustration into depression, but she rose above it, maintaining optimism all along the way; this is her story.