“I don’t want to stop doing what I’m doing, because I feel like I’ve been given a second chance.”
"I lost complete faith in my body. My body let me down. It was very depressing and upsetting and I felt like a victim."
"You never think it's going to happen to you, right? I thought I was fine. I thought I was healthy...I had no symptoms at all."
“Early on it just felt like I was really tired…I would be working out and I just couldn’t push myself any harder.”
"I thought I had a virus. I was not afraid at the moment of my heart attack, I didn't think that I was dying...I didn't know the signs."
"You know, I was so fit. I was so healthy. I was doing triathlons. The discovery of heart disease was a real blow to the ego."