I was born with Transposition of the Great Arteries. At the age of just 7 months old I had open heart surgery. They created a mustard baffle to allow my blood to mix. Growing up I was mostly the heavy set kid, and it only would get worse growing up. In June 2005 I received a defibrillator implant to prevent my heart from tachycardia spells. I only got heavier after that hitting over 300 pounds. After joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints I was finally able to overcome much and lose a lot of weight and be able to be a better father, husband, and son. I still struggle and still fall down, but my story is being told here, please feel free to leave your comments and suggestions.