Time is a great healer

I’ve seen many posts in our Facebook group from survivors questioning recovery time. So, as a survivor almost 5 years post-arrest I thought I would share some of my own experiences and thoughts around this. As per many others, on discharge from the hospital, I wasn’t given any information about my ‘condition’ (I was diagnosed … Read more

The Search for Meaning

Given the low probability of surviving an out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest, who wouldn’t feel somehow special to survive? Survivorship Bias Yet, as survivors, we tend to overlook the broader perspective of sudden cardiac death as we focus on our specialness. Turns out this is a cognitive bias that’s been labelled “survivorship bias“. It’s not an … Read more