Category Archives: Coronary Artery Disease

An Answered Prayer

It was around this time last year that our family received very bad news regarding our mother’s health. After undergoing coronary angiogram, Nanay’s cardiologist informed us that she needed to have coronary artery bypass graft done the soonest possible time … Continue reading

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A Call to Prayer for Our Mom’s Heart Bypass Surgery

A little more than a month after Nanay underwent coronary angiogram, which revealed severe coronary artery disease, we have finally raised the amount needed for her coronary artery bypass graft (CABG). Nanay was admitted to the Philippine Heart Center (PHC) … Continue reading

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Yesterday, my sister Meann was asked by their pastor to deliver a message to those who attended the church service about our Nanay’s condition. This is one way Harvesters Christian Fellowship (HCF) is helping us raise the funds needed for … Continue reading

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Family Crisis

If there’s one thing I realize in the past few days after Nanay underwent coronary angiogram at the Philippine Heart Center is that we can never be truly prepared for emergencies. The results of her angioram revealed that 80 to … Continue reading

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Day 2 at the Hospital

Nanay’s coronary angiogram was done at 9am today. She was brought back to her room at 11am, still groggy from the anesthesia. There was pressure dressing in her right groin where the catheter was inserted. A sandbag was also placed … Continue reading

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