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Katherine Buchanan
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Waking up after it's all over
On one of many late night drives back to Wofford last year my dad and I turned on the radio and were greeted by the song "Wake me Up" by Avicii and Aloe Blacc.  It was after a long doctors appointment at Emory and the upcoming Open Heart Surgery was heavily...
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Procrastination and Self-Exploration--A CHDer's favorite game
So I am currently sitting in the library "writing a French paper," but like a cat confronted with water, I (the cat) am finding any and every means to avoid the assignment (the water). So . Here I am, chilling on cyberspace under the justification that I ha...
So I am currently sitting in the library "writing a French paper," but like a cat confronted with water, I (the cat) am finding any and every means to avoid the assignment (the water). So. Here I am, chilling on cyberspace un...
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Joining the French Culture and Appreciating Underlying Values
I love to travel. Growing up in a family who valued exposure to other cultures and ways-of-life, any chance to travel in or out of the country fills me to the brim with excitement. Whether it be Belize or Greece, Costa Rica or France, the chance to get out ...
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My Heart has Wings!
Well, with the end of the summer and the start of a new semester, I feel it is time to update the blog with a summary of my adventures and the role my heart has played in my life recently! This summer, after the wonderful hike in the woods with Ryan, my fam...
Well, with the end of the summer and the start of a new semester, I feel it is time to update the blog with a summary of my adventures and the role my heart has played in my life recently! This summer, after the wonderful h...
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Jump Rope for Heart
Growing up in the public school system meant every February my elementary school would hold a Jump Rope for Heart marathon for the American Heart Association.  Each time we held the event, all grade levels would get a chance to visit the school gym, grab a ...
Growing up in the public school system meant every February my elementary school would hold a Jump Rope for Heart marathon for the American Heart Association.  Each time we held the event, all grade levels would get a chance ...
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Living Life to the Fullest in March
I thought I was busy last month, coming back to a bunch of snow and having fun, exciting birthday adventures, but things have gotten even CRAZIER!  I would not have thought it possible! So I will take this post to give a big update with how things are going...
I thought I was busy last month, coming back to a bunch of snow and having fun, exciting birthday adventures, but things have gotten even CRAZIER!  I would not have thought it possible! So I will take this post to give a big ...
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Hola from Espagne!
So much excitement for a week in Spain! Last week I put my conquistador panties on and headed to Spain for another dip in the Mediterranean...and some adventuring too. My friend Kate and I quickly settled into the tapas hopping, sangria sipping and siesta t...
So much excitement for a week in Spain! Last week I put my conquistador panties on and headed to Spain for another dip in the Mediterranean...and some adventuring too. My friend Kate and I quickly settled into the tapas hoppi...
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New blog! I'm an AND person and a new adventure calls for a new blog! If you want to follow my time in Aix en Provence, check out my new blog, helloworlditsmekatherine.blogspot.com! 
Three weeks ago today I woke up groggy and overjoyed to a beautiful view of the south of France.  Ever since that early morning (thank you Jet Lag) it has been a whirlwind of adventure! As a junior French Major at Wofford Col...
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Hiking Up the Hill of Recovery
I'm not sure if I have shared my CHD discovery story on this blog yet, but this past week it has become relevant and so I will share here.  As a child, I was told I had two defects, Atrial Septal Defect and a cleft in my Mitral Valve. Both were repaired by ...
I'm not sure if I have shared my CHD discovery story on this blog yet, but this past week it has become relevant and so I will share here.  As a child, I was told I had two defects, Atrial Septal Defect and a cleft in my Mitr...
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Understanding My Life with CHD
This past week I had a follow up appointment with my CHD Cardiologist in Atlanta.  The appointment was scheduled to reexamine my heart and the palpitations I've been having. These are considered fairly normal after surgery, but they just wanted to make sure...
This past week I had a follow up appointment with my CHD Cardiologist in Atlanta.  The appointment was scheduled to reexamine my heart and the palpitations I've been having. These are considered fairly normal after surgery, b...
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Dancing, Sledding and Working to a New Beat!
Well, it has been a while since I have uploaded a post!  Now that I am back in action at Wofford there does not seem to be enough time in the day to accomplish school, work, projects, homework, blog, fun and rest. Still, I am loving every minute of being ba...
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A charismatic Wofford Junior looking forward to conquering the adventures of life!
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A junior at Wofford College pursuing studies in French and Religion.  Hobbies include:  singing, swing dancing, traveling, shagging and smiling.  Currently creating a blog on the preparation and recovery for Open Heart Surgery.  In my free time when I am not studying, singing, dancing or traveling the world, you will find me nestled up reading one of the seven Harry Potter books for the upteenth time. 
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Zipper Sister, Feminist, Explorer, Singer, Enthusiast
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