Hello there, friends! My name is Ginny and I’d like to welcome you to my Heart, Hopes, and Dreams Blog – One woman’s journey with heart disease, never giving up her hopes and following her dreams! A blog that I dedicate to sharing my experiences not only as a patient suffering from heart failure, but also as a member of a family who helped to care for others in the family riddled by such a disease. Life is a blessing and I’d like to share with you my hopes and dreams for my future as I continue to journey through them.
In 2008, I was diagnosed as having Dilated Cardiomyopathy with Ventricular Ectopy (essentially meaning enlarged heart with irregular heartbeats). Before my 29th birthday, I was equipped with an Implantable Cardiac Device and placed on various medications to help control this condition.
When I’m not busy being a patient, I work for a small company in Western New York, as the Safety Manager, developing and implementing programs and procedures to keep our employees happy, healthy, and safe. With a Bachelors degree of Science in Occupational Safety and Health, I look forward to using my career to help others.
My goal for this Blog is simple….