Most of you likely have not noticed me here at the SMDB, but I was here in the AOL days, and I am a '99er. I read here every day but I do not post much.
Sunday morning about 7.00 I woke up with crushing chest pain. I woke the Incomparable Sunflower up and she got me to the ER, running three red lights, withing 20 minutes of the first chest pain. An emergency catheterization showed a 90% blockage in my left descending coronary artery (often called “The Widow Maker”) They put in a stent and I was in my room recuperating shortly thereafter. BY 2.00pm Monday, I was home. I feel a little weak and frail, but I am going back to work next Monday.
And your Sunflower is indeed kickass but might I suggest a call to 911 for an ambulance in the future? Poorly-timed red light running might have resulted in a fender-bender and a fatal delay, or more ambulances. Nevertheless, congratulations on remaining in the land of the living.
Yay! I’m feeling quite bitchy and out of sorts today, jumping through all kinds of hoops for heart tests, but you’ve reminded me that catching a heart problem early (you know, before you die) is a Good Thing.
Congrats on dodging that bullet! Well done to your spouse too!
Also, back to work next week? What are you, Superman? Take a break would ya? Give yourself an extra week off, what say? Not like anyone will be complaining. Such opportunities are rare, I’m just saying. Relax a little, do some reading, sleep late, cook something yummy, watch some old movies, the week will fly by!
And consider purchasing a lottery ticket, you’re clearly a very lucky man!