Our Christmas Tree was looking a little bare… so we asked the HF Community, awareness advocates, clinicians and stakeholders to come together to spread HOPE for heart failure this Christmas, by sharing their [achievable] goals for the next 12 days, 12 weeks or 12 months! #HeartFailureHOPE

 

Help Decorate our Christmas Tree of HO HO HOPE for Heart Failure and Share Your Heart Failure HOPE with the HF Community. See each HOPE by clicking a bauble, or see all the pledges so far by CLICKING HERE

 

SHARE Your #HeartFailureHOPE or Goal With Us on Facebook or Twitter to Add a bauble and your HF Goal to our Marvellous tree…

 

 

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Nick Hartshorne Evans – Pumping Marvellous CEO, Founder and HF patient
“My heart failure goal in 12 months is to increase the availability of our patient materials from over 60 HF teams currently to over 100!”
See Nick’s #HeartFailureHOPE on facebook

 

Claire S. – Peripartum Cardiomyopathy patient
“My pledge in the next 12 months is to get another national magazine to publish my story to raise awareness about Peri Partum Cardiomyopathy. It was very hard for me as brought back so many horrible memories from my diagnosis. I have already had my story published in NEW! Magazine”
See Claire’s #HeartFailureHOPE on facebook

 

Fleur L. – Heart Failure patient
“My [HF] goal is to be more proactive in my treatment and to regain and retain physical, mental and emotional good health.”
See Fleur’s #HeartFailureHOPE on facebook

 

Stuart M. – Heart Failure patient
“My goal is to fulfill my wishes & dreams that I cant do now… if I get the transplant.”
See Stuart M’s #HeartFailureHOPE on facebook

 

Bear R. – Heart Failure patient
<stro,a href=””ng>”12 month goal is to increase my increase my daily walking and general health so that next Christmas I can be more physically and mentally happy… it’s not been great this year…”

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Jacqui L. – Heart Failure patient
“My goal is to get my weight and cholesterol lower to help get me a bit more healthier”

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Deborah B. – Heart Failure patient
“My [Heart Failure] goal is to overcome all the obstacles that come with living with heart failure.. To face and accept the challenges it throws at me and to come back stronger and more positive than ever! Also to be more pro active in raising awareness of this sometimes debilitating disease….”

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Cynthia P. – Heart Failure patient
“My goal is to get my head around this new diagnosis, and to live a healthier life. I have already joined weight watchers because I must lose weight. I need to get fitter to enable me to enjoy a holiday in Scotland that we have just booked. x”

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Heart Research UK – Pioneering Medical Research charity
“To find a test to identify people at risk of muscle stiffening in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM), so that they can start treatment sooner for a healthier life.”
See Heart Research UK’s #HeartFailureHOPE on facebook

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Imogen R. – Heart Failure patient
“My GOAL: To continue what I’m doing for my severe Heart Failure; Try and stop getting admitted into hospital every time I catch a virus. 
… And go somewhere nice for my 40th next March. 
… And hopefully 2017 is a better year so I can get off the roller coaster of emotions.”

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She T. – Heart Failure patient
“”My goal for everyday of the year is to make myself more responsible in maintaining my medicines. I know its not a good practice to stop whenever i feel good and resume whenever I feel awful again.”

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Sally R. – Heart Failure patient
“My goal is to lose another 5kgs of weight and keep it off!!! I have lost 8kgs so far, although I don’t think the great array of restaurants in Leeds is helping ????. I also want to continue to improve the lives of those in my community. I feel very blessed and want to share the love.”

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Annette T. – Heart Failure patient
“My [Heart Failure] goals for 2017 are to keep myself as healthy as I can & live life to the full… I’m going to Austria skiing in March 2017! To improve support services for Heart Failure patients & encourage Organ donation.”

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Gail P. – Heart Failure patient
“My goal is to visit New York next year. It will be a dream come true xx”

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Mark W. – Heart Failure patient
“My 12 week and my 12-month aims are pretty much the same, I want to smash my target weight and maintain it all the way through, I got out of hospital today(short spell this time) and went to weigh in and got my 4 stone award in slimming world and 11 stone in total with just 2 stone to go for my target weight.”

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Stacey S. – Tetralogy of Fallot patient (via Twitter @futuremrssivy)
“My is… to understand heart failure more and make lots of memories in 2017.”

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Steve M. – Heart Failure patient (via Twitter @smacari)
“My goal, to lose weight and get the blood sugar level down! Merry Christmas to all patients!”