A colleague invited me to join her family’s team and run in the Alaska Heart Run on April 22. I was flattered, excited – me? You remembered, I like running! It felt great to wake up early and run well.
However, in the scheme of things, the invitation had nothing to do with me liking to run, and everything to do with surrounding and celebrating a dynamic survivor of a heart issue continue to live her best life.
Sharon’s son wrote this beautiful essay, telling the story of her heart failure and what happened after. Check it out: