Something Sweet for your Sweetheart

holding-hands Celebrating Love (photo by our son, Zach)

I hope you have someone special to celebrate with on Valentine’s Day. I am looking forward to spending the day with Chris.

We have been married now for 30 years, and the last five or six have been especially precious. Chris is 55. His dad died of a heart attack at age 50, when Chris was 10. His grandpa died of a heart attack at age 49; obviously Chris never met him. I am so grateful to our doctor for recommending that Chris switch to a low-fat vegan diet nearly six years ago, and I’m grateful to the physicians and scientists who have dedicated their lives to the study of heart disease. If not for them, it is possible that Chris might have already succumbed to our nation’s number one killer.

Although it is a holiday of joy for us, I know it…

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