In February of 2021, 63-year-old Trina was having a normal evening at home when her life changed suddenly. She fell to the floor and remained there for two hours, unable to move. When her husband walked in, he called 911 immediately. Trina had suffered a stroke, but this reality didn't hit her until days later as she laid in a hospital bed and began regaining more awareness.
In her 73 years, Donna — a motivational speaker and author — has survived childhood malnutrition, a plane crash, stage III melanoma and open-heart surgery, so she isn't one to back down in defeat. When she found out she needed aortic valve replacement, she was determined to get the best treatment possible.
As someone who places a priority on an active lifestyle, Jim is known to spend his afternoons walking outside in the warm California sun. But earlier this year, Jim started to feel like he wasn’t himself; he struggled to maintain his physical activity levels, and he had a feeling that something was wrong.