Listen to Your Heart
WakeMed heart patient Bud Coggins shares his story about his battle with heart disease and successful recovery.
My story begins on a warm, muggy August 2002 morning. I was having routine maintenance performed on my car. I began to feel nauseas, but no pain. I drove home and when I walked in the door, Nancy (my wife) said, “You’re pale as a ghost, what’s wrong?” By then I was sweating but still no pain.
She, being a nurse,…Read More
Have you ever asked yourself…?
What is my true Purpose in Life?
What will my Legacy be?
People the world over have wrestled with these questions since time began. For some people these are answered at a young age; for others, later in life. For the majority they are never answered.
On life’s journey we are presented with opportunities to answer these questions but, either we don’t see them or we choose to ignore the signs. I, for one, believe that everything happens for…Read More
by “Coach Bud” Coggins
Independent. Freedom. Courage. Resilient. Resourceful. Risk acceptance. These are the characteristics of two species: the human species we call “entrepreneur” and the bird species we know as the North American Bald Eagle. What better icon for an entrepreneur could there possibly be? For centuries this majestic bird has been a symbol of power, courage, freedom and independence.
“Wait a minute”, you are saying, “I don’t think eagles flock” and you are right.…