Thank You Universe!

As we all know, the universe giveth and the universe taketh away. After a whole lot of take this past year, the universe decided to cut me a break and it dropped an amazing person into the middle of my life. I have met a […]

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Eff The F-Word

I really hate the term heart failure. Nothing makes my little Type A personality heart hurt worse than having the word failure attached to it. Out of the approximately 79 diagnoses listed in my medical chart, seeing that one really breaks my heart. Last week […]

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Reflections and Realizations

It’s been about three months since the life that I lived for thirteen years came to an end and I was presented with the opportunity to have a fresh start. My divorce process is (hopefully) coming to an end soon and I am reflecting on […]

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Free to be Feistier

By most people’s standards, I had a pretty crappy summer. Just to recap all the chaos, I spent ten days in the hospital, I got diagnosed with a new medical condition, I have been on medical leave from my job for almost three months and […]

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My newest heart problem…

First of all, if you are reading this, I want to start by saying thank you for reading and supporting The Feisty Fontan. If you are one of my thirteen blog subscribers, you may have noticed that I was pretty gung ho with my blog […]

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Liver Jousting Recap #1: The Meltdown

Well, I survived the liver stabbing procedure! In reality, the actual procedure was the calmest part of my day… Let me set up the scene for you… Despite being clad in the fanciest, most magical unicorn leggings ever to be sold on Amazon, I was […]

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My bravery is a farce…

If you are facing a big scary medical test, which you are already very nervous about and involves a very large needle, don’t be the idiot who does a Google image search for “how big is a liver biopsy needle” because you will just freak […]

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How the mighty have fallen…

I keep using the phrase “how the mighty have fallen” to joke about the drastic change my life has taken in the past month. “How the mighty have fallen…last month I was drinking Diet Cokes with abandon, today I am peeing into a vacuum.” “How […]

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