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Introduction to The Heart Chamber -Hope, Inspiration, and Healing. Conversations on Open Heart Surgery.

Are you, or someone you love, looking at the possibility of open heart surgery?

Join Boots Knighton, an educator, athlete, and heart patient, on her podcast, The Heart Chamber. With a surprise diagnosis and subsequent surgery at 42, Boots knows firsthand the challenges and fears that come with facing this procedure. In The Heart Chamber, she shares insightful conversations, reflective interviews, helpful resources and inspiration for heart patients, caregivers, and health care providers.

Discover how to prepare for and thrive after open heart surgery as Boots shares conversations on hope, healing, and overcoming obstacles. Don't miss a single episode of The Heart Chamber for valuable insights and encouraging stories.

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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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Are you or someone you love facing open heart surgery? Are you scared, anxious, not knowing which surgeon to choose, overwhelmed by what the cardiologist just told you, or are you overwhelmed by all the medical speak? And then there's the medical bills and insurance, not to mention the scheduling and taking care of your daily life tasks while you are managing your health care.

Boots Knighton [:

Hi. I'm Boots Knighton. I'm an educator, ski instructor, athlete, and heart patient. I faced a surprise diagnosis and subsequent open heart surgery at age 42.

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Boots Knighton [:

On my podcast, The Heart Chamber, I will do what I love best, providing resources for heart patients, their caregivers, as well as, healthcare care providers, all while focusing on how to thrive after open heart surgery. The Heart Chamber, hope, inspiration, and healing. Conversations on open heart surgery with me, Boots Knighton, every Tuesday. Listen and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

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Hope, Inspiration, and Healing. Conversations on Open Heart Surgery.

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