2021 Indianapolis Woman of Impact
2022 Offical Guest Speaker with Indianapolis Go Red for Women Kickoff
In collaboration with the American Heart Association
Go Red for Women
“Not all scars need to be concealed;
some need to be displayed
to remind everyone of the battles you have survived –
that you’re at heart still a warrior,
who never gives up
– Kiran Acharya
On October 10, 2020, I was diagnosed with heart disease.
It came out of nowhere.
I had no pre-existing conditions.
And I died…but was resuscitated with CPR, defibrillation shock paddles, and a ventilator while recovering in a drug induced coma.
I now live with an internal defibrillator and have no damage to my brain, heart, or nervous system.
A medical mystery.
This is my story.
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