5 things I have to have

Theresa Volpe

October 05, 2008|By Liz Atwood

If a woman stops you and asks "How is your heart health?", that's Theresa Volpe, Baltimore's spokeswoman and passionate ambassador for the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women" campaign, which encourages women to learn about heart disease. Volpe suffered a heart attack a year ago, when she was 38, and speaks to thousands of women about the importance of taking charge of their health. She will be sharing her story at Baltimore's Heart Walk on Oct. 25 at Federal Hill Park. Volpe lives in Lutherville with her husband and two daughters.

1

A new set of workout clothes:

"Because I exercise every day and I don't have enough to wear."

2

An addition on my house:

"I'd also like to paint my whole house, since now I'm in great shape to do it."

3

A finished basement :

"I'd like a place where my girls can play and we can entertain."

4

A 10-day trip to Disney World:

"We were there last year for only four days and need more time."

5

A trip to Key West for my husband and me:

"I'd like to sit on the beach with him and do nothing."

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