Go Red day and back to running | Matters of the Heart

Happy National Go Red Day! The first Friday in February is always Go Red day, where you can wear red to raise awareness for heart disease, but this one has a new meaning to me. As a now two-time open-heart surgery survivor, the magnitude of it hit me.On a personal level, I realized I have genetics working against me, having been born with congenital heart defects (for me,…