Last week I had the privilege of addressing 360 women at the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women event. While many of us know (at least on some level) that heart disease is the cause of one out of every four deaths in the U.S. each year, it’s somehow easy to dissociate from statistics. So, here’s my story:
When my father was only 42-years-old, he underwent double bypass surgery. My own uncle, Dr. John Janes, put him to sleep and we all prayed that he would wake up.
I’m happy to report that he did.Continue Reading