The #1 health concern with alcoholics is heart disease. While I haven’t had a drink in over 9 years, I feel compelled to discuss a recent event.
Sunday night I was relaxing on the couch before bed with my feet elevated, enjoying my favorite TV show on DVR. I had a great weekend, spent lots of time with my two favorite guys – lots of sunshine, convertible rides out of town …. lots of R&R. Stress-free.
Quite suddenly I had a crushing pain in my chest. It radiated into my upper back – left side. Suddenly I felt powerfully nauseated. I tried to take slow deep breaths to not puke because I thought that would make the pain worse, but breathing made it hurt worse. I had a strange prickly-tickly sensation inside, like I was sweating from the outside in. My face felt hot and flushed.
My instinct was to…
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