I survived heart scare, now I'm to marry love of my life
Manchester Evening News|January 26, 2022
RARE CONDITION GAVE CHARLOTTE JUST 20PC CHANCE OF SURVIVAL ) WITHOUT A TRANSPLANT
BETH ABBIT

A YOUNG woman given a 20 per cent chance of survival after a shock diagnosis will tie the knot with her high school sweetheart this summer after receiving a life-saving transplant.

Charlotte Carney, 25, accused of being lazy for much of her teenage years due to her constant need to nap.

But her fatigue was in fact caused by restrictive cardiomyopathy - an incurable condition meaning her heart does not beat properly.

After a chance screening in October 2016, account manager Charlotte was told she had only a 20 per cent chance of living for more than two years without a new heart.

By February 2018 she was added to the transplant list and later that month was rushed to Wythenshawe Hospital for a 10 hour heart transplant operation, after which she was in a coma for seven days.

Charlotte, from Northwich, in Cheshire, has now graduated from university and plans to marry her fiance, football analyst Ciaran Hughes, 26, in Tuscany, Italy, in August.

"It's been brilliant, to go from such a dark place to where I am now - getting married to the love of my life," she says.

Continue reading your story on the app

Continue reading your story in the newspaper

MORE STORIES FROM MANCHESTER EVENING NEWSView All

Aces' Jye is on mend after smash

ATPI Aces No.2 Jye Etheridge says he's on the mend following the incident at Berwick on May 14 that left him nursing a fractured collarbone.

1 min read
Manchester Evening News
May 25, 2022

Man caught on camera with machete in street

THIS is the shocking moment a masked man was seen wielding a huge 'machete' in the middle of a street.

1 min read
Manchester Evening News
May 25, 2022

Switch that won City title decider

WHILE GUNDOGAN SCORED THE GOALS ZINCHENKO WAS BLUES’ UNSUNG HERO

2 mins read
Manchester Evening News
May 25, 2022

Staff reveal scale of No.10 parties

DOWNING Street insiders have described chaotic mid-lockdown parties in No 10 which they felt were condoned by Boris Johnson as he "was grabbing a glass for himself"

2 mins read
Manchester Evening News
May 25, 2022

Plea to give dog-attack toddler the 'send-off he deserves'

THE family of a young boys who died in a dog attack have launched a fundraiser to 'give him the send-off he deserves.

1 min read
Manchester Evening News
May 25, 2022

Revealed... The true scale of poverty in our region

THE government’s ‘Levelling Up’ agenda is failing Greater Manchester, a new study says.

2 mins read
Manchester Evening News
May 25, 2022

‘What you have done is pure evil...’

Heartbroken family of tragic man see girlfriend who tortured and murdered him jailed for life

3 mins read
Manchester Evening News
May 25, 2022

FOREVER BLUE!

CITY BOSSES REVEAL THEY WANT TO EXTEND PEP’S CONTRACT AND KEEP HIM ‘FOREVER’

1 min read
Manchester Evening News
May 25, 2022

Police reveal scale of crime gangs in region

176 ILLEGAL GROUPS – AND ALMOST A QUARTER HAVE GUN ACCESS

3 mins read
Manchester Evening News
May 25, 2022

Cost of living crisis? Just swap your flat for a boat!

COUPLE SLASH BILLS AFTER MOVING INTO CANAL BARGE

2 mins read
Manchester Evening News
May 25, 2022
RELATED STORIES

Learning to Manage Eco-Anxiety

CHARLOTTE DUFOUR is a veteran in the fields of international cooperation and sustainable food systems. In part 3 of her interview with KALPANA SAI of the Heartfulness Institute, she focuses on our relationship with the outside world and the environment.

4 mins read
Heartfulness eMagazine
May 2022

Let's Get Personal Cliff's Notes

From vintage furniture to a koi pond and orchid garden, designer Cliff Fong's Los Angeles home checks all the boxes.

4 mins read
Elle Decor
April 2022

Gorgeous Gorgeous GIRLS

Is TikTok beauty a waste of time or a frontier for true discovery?

3 mins read
Town & Country
April 2022

FIFA RIVALS STREAMING COMPANIES WITH OWN SOCCER PLATFORM

FIFA is getting into the streaming platform business with a soccer version of Netflix and Amazon Prime.

1 min read
AppleMagazine
April 15, 2022

Make Your Time More Valuable

You don’t always need to hire to grow your business. But you do need to rethink what makes you competitive.

2 mins read
Entrepreneur
April - May 2022

Love animates the World

CHARLOTTE DUFOUR is a veteran in the fields of international cooperation and sustainable food systems. Here she is interviewed by KALPANA SAI of the Heartfulness Institute about the role of Yoga and spirituality in mental health and wellness. She shares some solutions for a world that seems more anxious and disconnected than ever

4 mins read
Heartfulness eMagazine
March 2022

Andrew's Maid TELLS ALL!

IN A SHOCKING NEW INTERVIEW, A BUCKINGHAM PALACE STAFFER OPENS UP ABOUT WORKING FOR THE ‘HORRIBLE, NASTY’ ROYAL.

3 mins read
Star
February 14, 2022

I Couldn't Help But Wonder …

Was this really the best they could do?

4 mins read
New York magazine
December 20, 2021 - January 02, 2022

Royals Back to School

AFTER A YEAR OF HOMESCHOOLING, WILLIAM AND KATE’S KIDS ARE THRILLED TO RETURN TO CLASS.

3 mins read
Star
September 20, 2021

Space Invaders

Space Invaders The parking job that prompted thousands of insults, threats, and moral judgments.

7 mins read
New York magazine
August 2 - 15, 2021