Stories of hope
Every single day I am overwhelmed with thanks for the health-filled life I get to live.
All in all, it has been a very transformational year! I can hardly keep my enthusiasm contained for this new season of life.
A young woman saved my life by being an organ donor and I cannot wait to spend the rest of my life thanking her.
Because of my donor’s selfless decision to be an organ donor, I have a second chance at life and am living life to the fullest.
I am thankful to my amazing family and my incredible team for their love and support.
I am so very thankful and blessed to have received my daughter’s liver and want to encourage people to be an organ donor.
Born with cystic fibrosis, Heather received a double-lung and liver transplant at age 19.
On December 23, 2022 I donated one of my kidneys! We are both doing amazing, and our family is starting to try to live a “normal” life.
My journey taught me several things, but the most important was that it taught me that I was a much stronger person, physically and mentally, then I ever realized!
I am very engaged in my community and have been blessed with a wide platform and have the opportunity to connect with so many inspiring people.
On the worst day of my life, my sister was able to save a life by donating her liver to a special education teacher named Trish.
“How can I say thanks?” expressing my thanks to all involved, and especially to my loving Creator, who has allowed me to extend my life due to the miracles of modern medicine.