Getting It Right: The Heart of the Matter

Sixty-one year old Paul Chastain is shoveling snow out on his front walk. The wind is biting cold. The snow is heavy and damp.

As he works, he becomes short of breath. He feels a burning sensation in his chest with each lift of the shovel. Paul thinks he must have pulled a muscle in his chest. He stops for a moment and realizes he is positively drenched with sweat. A sensation of lightheadedness overtakes him. A bit of dizziness comes on. Paul decides the rest of the job will have to wait. He heads into the house for another cup of coffee. Continue reading “Getting It Right: The Heart of the Matter”