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From the Heart- Climbing the Bunker Hill Monument With HLHS!

Hi everyone!  So, as promised, I'm going to tell you more about my trip to Boston.  In the last post, I told y'all about the tasty food I ate 😋!  Today, I'm going to tell you about how I climbed the Bunker Hill Monument (shown below)- with and in spite of my HLHS.


Below are my tips for how to climb the Bunker Hill Monument with HLHS, or any other heart condition you may have.

1.  Disregard the Sign

Due to liability concerns, there is a sign outside of the Bunker Hill Monument which essentially says that it is not advised for people with heart or lung conditions to climb the monument.  Of course, I totally understand why that sign is put there.  However, as someone with HLHS, I can tell you that as long as it is ok with your doctor (which, if your heart is functioning well and you are in good physical shape, it should be), you can safely climb the monument.

2.  Hydrate and Chow Down

Since food and water are not allowed in the monument, it's important that you make sure t…

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