My Journey of Transplantation, Revelation & Transformation

"This is a book everyone, especially women, need to read. It made me laugh, cry and immediately schedule my annual physical! Kristy is able to convey her incredible journey in such a way that you are experiencing it with her." ~Kristin C.

"Your book was amazing: both your story...and your storytelling. You are definitely superwoman." ~Chantal R

"I honestly can't remember the last time I read an entire book in one sitting.... I laughed, cried, and was in awe of Kristy's incredible journey. This story has all the feels.... one year after Kristy's miraculous heart transplant, she shares the in depth story and experiences of having heart disease for 22 years. Kristy story is truly inspiring and a reminder to not take our health for granted. Additionally this book reminds us of the gift to be an organ donor - you never know how much it means to give so selflessly so another can live." ~Andrea S.

"This book is both a personal story about the author's lifelong process to a heart transplant; but more significantly to a broader audience, she outlines her Wellness Widget. Everyone can benefit from the chapters on self-improvement and honest discussion with ourselves. I have taken the steps to look at my wellness or life-balance with the people and things that are important to me. I encourage others to take these steps to wellness and as the author advocates this includes a heart calcium scan." ~Mark M.

"Kristy takes you on a ride as she shares the intimate details of her 20+ year cardiac journey. This book is eye-opening, educational, and encouraging. A perfect read for anyone who is seeking inspiration to make a life change whether big or small." ~Renee G.

"This book perfectly weaves together an inspirational story with tons of wisdom and advice for those of us who are working to be our best selves. Yet somehow even with all that, it never feels too heavy or dense. The author is open, vulnerable, and has a sense of humor and positive outlook that keep you turning the pages. She makes you feel like she’s right there with you on your own journey. Highly recommend!" ~Amazon customer

"Kristy tells her story in such an honest, vulnerable way. And through all of it, she really has such a positive outlook on life and lots of gratitude. The wellness widget is a great tool to balance all aspects of health. Thanks for sharing your story!" ~Allison K.

"I gave this book to a friend of mine who said it was the most inspirational book she has ever read. I gave it to her after she learned she had to have a pacemaker implanted." ~Linda P.

"I have been dealing with some heart issues. I read [this book] while I was waiting in hospital for a pacemaker implant a few weeks ago. I really enjoyed the's really informative to see someone else doing so well with similar challenges. Thanks for writing it!" ~James N.

"Change of Heart: My Journey of Transplantation, Revelation and Transformation is a must read. Kristy is a really good writer! I finished it in one sitting. What an amazing story of courage, resilience, and perseverance. She has given us a gift by sharing her survival journey as only Kristy can - with candor, humor, and optimism. This book is a wakeup call for why it’s critical that we live a healthy lifestyle – it saved her life! To emphasis the importance of taking a holistic view of health and wellness, Kristy developed a Wellness Widget. She shares this simple yet impactful tool that illustrates how overall wellbeing is about more than just physical health. Kristy has always been an inspiration to me, and I know that anyone who reads her book will feel inspired too! Read it! Share it!" ~Candy L.

"Kristy, an avid exercise enthusiast, had to greatly modify her life after a diagnosis of a rare heart disease. Her positive attitude and healthy life style made a big difference during the twenty years between diagnosis and her heart transplant and certainly during recovery. It was fascinating to hear the details of what happens during a heart transplant. Kristy talks about the importance of heart health screening and living a healthy life style. Her story is incredibly inspirational and heart-warming. A great read!" ~Lisa F.

"This book is an inspiring, heart-felt and courageous journey through Kristy's Change of Heart...Kristy is a wonder woman whose positivity, experience and life in general inspires one to be and do better always. Kristy is amazing and dynamic just like this book! If you want to learn more about heart transplants, work on yourself or start looking at the world with a fresh perspective, this is the book to read!" ~Jenni S.

"This was an emotional, inspirational book. Kristy is an exercise enthusiast when she learns that she has a life threatening heart condition. She remains optimistic and with the support of her loving husband, her family and devoted friends, she continues to live her best life under the watchful eyes of her medical support team. Her heart condition, over 20 years, becomes very serious and a heart transplant is necessary. This book details Kristy’s journey through her discovery of her condition and Kristy’s transformation after her transplant. A stellar read!" ~Bonnie H.