Embark on an unforgettable episode of The Heart Chamber Podcast as Boots Knighton shares her remarkable journey of overcoming adversity and finding resilience amidst life’s unexpected challenges. From her powerful recollection of breaking her leg in a skiing accident to her thought-provoking reflections on the impact of trauma on heart health, Boots delves into the depths of her personal experiences. Gain exclusive insights into the importance of mental health therapy post-surgery, the call for insurance coverage of alternative healing treatments, and the necessity for improved referrals for women in cardiac rehab. Join Boots on a poignant exploration of the vulnerabilities and triumphs woven throughout her recovery journey. As she looks towards the future, she invites you to join her for upcoming special episodes and encourages your support in keeping the podcast thriving. Tune in for an episode filled with gratitude, love, and a captivating invitation to join the vibrant and supportive Heart Chamber community.
Watch Boots' TEDx Talk, Practicing Dying for Living at https://youtu.be/Rs0PSmzM3hc?si=pRJ-DyGXFg5oB9ee
Boots Knighton has been an educator since the late 1990s in all facets of education including high school science, middle school mathematics, elementary reading, college level ecology, ski instruction, backpacking, and experiential education. Her greatest teacher has been her heart thanks to a surprise diagnosis in 2020 (during the pandemic) of three different congenital heart defects. She is now thriving after her open-heart surgery on January 15, 2021 and is on a mission to raise awareness through her podcast, The Heart Chamber: patient stories of open-heart surgery and recovery, that heart surgery can be an incredible opportunity to begin again in life and live life wide open.
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