Please welcome a guest blog from a reader! His blog, They Call Me Mini, chronicles his emotional journey from a widow maker heart attack and cardiac arrest at 35. Check him out.
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Thankful, so very Thankful.
Those are the first words I posted on my Facebook the night I found out I had gone into Cardiac Arrest during my surgery to place one of two stents in my blocked artery. This was 5 days after my Heart Attack. I still await a second surgery.
I am Mark, a heart attack survivor at an age where we all feel we are still invincible. I was 35, a runner, fairly healthy, ate decent (we all have our vices), a former smoker, a guy with hypothyroidism and newly diagnosed with diabetes type 2. I did have some factors but I thought I lead a life that would counteract these. I was wrong.
“Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” –