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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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Blood Tests for Heart Transplant Patients

Blood Tests for Heart Transplant Patients

As a heart transplant enrollee, you are going to have hundreds of blood draws before and after your transplant. It may not seem like it, but they all serve a purpose.

| January 22, 2013 | 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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My Name is Hiland, One Lucky Guy!

My Name is Hiland, One Lucky Guy!

While awaiting release from Tampa General Hospital, I decided there were things patients might want to hear from a wait list survivor and heart transplant recipient. So, this site is my open heart surgery, congestive heart failure, wait list, transplantation and recovery experience. I hope it helps everyone who visits. Regardless, I am one lucky guy and the first thing I do every morning is say, “Thank you!”

| March 10, 2010 | 0 Comments
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