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YOU’VE ARRIVED! EACH 💔 BEAT MATTERS

Hello! Welcome to my unique blog where I share with my heart transplant journey. Each 💔 Beat Matters has added such value to my life, and I love having the opportunity to share my story 

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Feeling Okay

This was a great weekend. I've been feeling okay. I still have my usual symptoms of fatigue, shakiness, tremors and nausea but they have...

Photo Bomb

I've been feeling okay the last few days. Last night I went to a small event with my cousin Karen and I did pretty good. I made sure to...

Part of the process…

I haven't posted on my Blog in several days because I really have not had much to document. I'm feeling better than I did last week since...

Looking Forward

A couple days on Zyrtec and I'm feeling better. The side effects from my anti rejection medications are still there but the sinus...

Allergies Maybe?

I'm still feeling the same but again I'm not getting worse so I'll just tough through it. Monday we went to Mass General Hospital to have...

It’s the little things

Well it's Saturday and I'm still not feeling great physically but I'm not getting worse which keeps me positive. I will continue to...

Prescription for rest

I'm still not feeling well but I think I might feel a tiny bit better today. It's hard to tell. My lab results are back. My Tacrolimus...

Not so patiently waiting…

Well this weekend sucked! I've been feeling horrible since Saturday. The usual symptoms but amplified. Fatigue, headaches, shaky,...

Living

Yesterday was my 4 month heartiversary. I honestly can't believe that 4 months ago I received my new heart and a chance to live. When I...

Biopsy #6

Yesterday I had my clinic appointment and right heart catheterization with biopsy. Our day began at 8am. The visit with the heart...

Boston here we come

I haven't been posting as much because I feel like there is not as much to document every day. I felt pretty good at the end of the week...

Feeling Hopeful

The past few days have been good. I'm still having side effects but they are more tolerable. I'm learning to listen to my body and rest...

Winners

This weekend was good. Everyone was camping. It was great! I had some ups and downs but I feel like I did well. I had to take a nap...

Drawing Day 6

Today I'm feeling a little better than I have been and my symptoms were tolerable most of the day until the evening when I became very...

Drawings

Today Elizabeth brought me to Cooley Dickinson for my weekly blood draws. There was an accident on Interstate 91 so it took us longer to...

Busy weekend

This weekend was a busy one. I pushed through and had a good time along the way. It started Friday with Molly's graduation. What a...

Graduation Day

This week has continued to be tough. I am still not feeling great but on the positive side of things I'm not getting worse and all of my...

Sick Days

I haven't posted for a few days because I'm not feeling well. It has been a week. I'm extremely fatigued, shaky, my legs feel like jello...

3 years later…

Today I am reflecting on the episode that I experienced 3 years ago on this very date. I was at work attending a meeting when I Cardiac...

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MY NAME IS KELLY ANN HOLT. I AM A 54 YEAR OLD. I AM A WIFE, A MOTHER AND A REGISTERED NURSE.

I’m so glad you’ve arrived. Each 💔 Beat Matters is where I share with you my heart transplant journey.

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