urviving SCAD: My Journey to Awareness

urviving SCAD: My Journey to Awareness

As I sit down to write this blog post, I can’t help but reflect on the whirlwind journey that led me to this moment. I am a SCAD heart attack survivor. This week holds particular significance for me and many others like me, as it marks SCAD Awareness Week. SCAD,...
From Heartache to Hardcover: My Journey of Triumph

From Heartache to Hardcover: My Journey of Triumph

This week marks a monumental moment in my life – a day I’ve been dreaming of for years. As I sit here, surrounded by the scent of freshly printed pages and the weight of accomplishment settling on my shoulders, I can hardly believe that the book I poured my...
Mommy and Newborn, Meet SCAD Heart Attack

Mommy and Newborn, Meet SCAD Heart Attack

At 31, I had a spontaneous coronary artery dissection which caused me to have a heart attack. A widowmaker heart attack to be precise. Surviving that was the easy part compared to what I was about to encounter. Exactly two weeks prior, I had just given birth to my...