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Buttless In Tampa

Buttless In Tampa

From that day on, Lily has called me “Beepa,” apparently 4-year old speak for “buttless.”

| February 1, 2014 | 3 Comments
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So, This Is The Point!

So, This Is The Point!

Then, I remind myself that this is why I received the heart transplant. These very special, precious time frames are the point.

| August 7, 2013 | 12 Comments
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Downton Abbey’s Bates And Hope

Downton Abbey’s Bates And Hope

Maybe it was Bates from Dowton Abbey or an interview with a Syrian refugee or a comment by a destitute organic dairy farmer from Vermont, but one of these persons spoke about the power of hope. It may have been all three.

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
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A Heart Transplant ER Moment

A Heart Transplant ER Moment

Weekends are the worst time to develop a serious complication. There is always a disconnect between the on-call nurse and the ER.

| April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Heart Transplant And The Release Technique

Heart Transplant And The Release Technique

 Happy Holidays to all and especially to all those waiting for heart transplantation and those who are in transplant recovery! In my last article, I mentioned the theory of epigenetics, which states that your outer (epi) genetics or environment has at least as much influence and in some cases more influence with your four quadrants; health, […]

| December 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
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Heart Transplant and YOU

Heart Transplant and YOU

For me, the heart transplant recovery has been arduous but gratifying.  A blessing really.  In some earlier posts, I mentioned a seminar on the psychological aspects of transplantation held at Columbia Pres. The stories were interesting. In all honesty, I never thought these kinds of stories would happen to me.  I am not sure they […]

| October 7, 2011 | 2 Comments
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Euro Prepared To Tank – US Mourns

Euro Prepared To Tank – US Mourns

The US markets will open soon.  The dollar will open lower.  The Dow will open lower.  The euro is at the brink.  European financial institutions are getting hammered.  Greece is on the verge of default.  Italy, Portugal and Spain are scrambling to attract investors. Bank of America is ready to trim payroll by 40,000.  Wells […]

| September 12, 2011 | 0 Comments
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November 28, 2009

November 28, 2009

Heart Transplant Journal  By November 28th, 2009, I was in our Tampa Bay apartment resting and recovering from the heart transplant.  I had been released from the hospital 17 days earlier.  Suzanne and I found navigating through the day was filled with prescription medications, five insulin readings and injections of varying magnitudes per day, two […]

| January 16, 2011 | 3 Comments
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To My Donor’s Family

We are connected, though never met
For the loss of your son, we share regret
I received his heart, so strong and young
He inspires me, a better man to become

| November 12, 2010 | 2 Comments
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The Long Road Back

The Long Road Back

Hiland Doolittle – 10-18-10 Please accept my most humble apology for the extended time between posts. Here’s hoping it does not happen again. I have much information and many experiences to share. So many of the things in our lives evolve around numbers. Athletic scores, golf scores, business budgets, income, accounts payable, days on the […]

| October 18, 2010 | 5 Comments
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