Nicole Ficarra

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So far Nicole Ficarra has created 31 blog entries.

Avery’s Ballerina

Elise has Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome (CCHS). Shortly before her ninth birthday, Elise and her family were told by her doctor about the Avery Diaphragm Pacer because Elise would get at least two infections a year. Elise was implanted on November 14, 2012 at the Tulane University Hospital by Dr. Steiner.  Six weeks after being... Read More

Pink Concert with the Diaphragm Pacemaker

Hey everyone! This week I have another exciting Nicole's corner. Last Thursday I went to the Pink concert at MSG. We had such an amazing time! Pink has some incredible acrobatics and an amazing voice. We were looking forward to this show for so long and said it's finally over but look forward to the... Read More

Thanksgiving and the Diaphragm Pacemaker

Hi everyone!!! Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! This week I’ll tell you a little bit about my Thanksgiving and my traditional Black Friday shopping experience. For Thanksgiving I went to my aunt and uncle’s house on my Mom’s side of the family. My family from both Florida and California were there too. We... Read More