Journeys

Sharing life stories to help and support others

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Ann and Harry

Angina

Married for 55 years, Harry and Ann have shared a lifetime of experiences, including that ...

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Susan

Heart attack

Having lost both her father and elder sister to heart disease, Susan was first in denial ...

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Chess

Heart attack

When first diagnosed with heart disease, Chess struggled with denial. She has been through...

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Roni

Aortic dissection

Recovering from aortic dissection surgery is hard enough, but for Roni there was also the ...

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Roger

Atrial fibrillation

At 67, Roger had never had any health issues and there was no history of heart disease in ...

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Sharon

Heart attack

Sharon had a heart attack in a foreign country, but that wasn’t the hardest bit to get ...

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Bryan

Heart attack

A severe heart attack 13 years ago left Bryan, a former NZ skating representative, with no...

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Clive

Heart attack

When Clive was admitted to Waikato Hospital with stomach pains, his initial concerns were ...

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Jimmy

Heart attack

Jimmy's heart attack and valve surgery story in Traditional Chinese....

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Phillip

Atrial fibrillation

Despite a family history of heart disease, Phillip’s recent AF diagnosis came as a ...

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Pete

Heart valve problems

When Pete had open heart surgery to replace a heart valve, he discovered his surgeon and ...

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Kwang

Heart attack

Kwang tells his story in Korean. He visited a chiropractor for acute back pain before he ...

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