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Understand, I live in a small mountain town. There is a walk in clinic, so we went there. The doctor sent me to Jasper, where the Piedmont hospital is excellent . In retrospect, I think I should have taken my chances with the local ER, as it is five minutes from the clinic. Jasper was an hour drive.
As soon as we arrived, I was whisked off to a room where three people hooked me up to a monitor, took blood, started an IV, and did an assessment. Then we waited. After four hours and more tests, the MD decided to let me go home. There will be follow-up and a stress test, but I didn't have a heart attack.
The moral of the story is , if you think something is wrong, listen to your body and do something. I farted around way too long before seeking help. This time it ended well. I will know better if it happens again.
Tomorrow, I will finish the tee shirt quilt!!