By Deborah Daw Heffernan
This groundbreaking memoir was once first pointed out on Oprah Winfrey’s life-saving 2002 express saying heart problems as a number one reason behind loss of life among young women. That tragic truth remains to be precise. With either intensity and humor, Deborah Daw Heffernan recounts her first 12 months of restoration from the large middle assault that ambushed her in a steady yoga class—during the best of her lifestyles and regardless of her impeccable overall healthiness history.
starting from high-stakes motion within the OR at Massachusetts common clinic in Boston to quietly unfolding seasons on a lake in Maine, An Arrow throughout the Heart is a relocating and informative tale of what it takes to discover one’s personal route to actual therapeutic. finally, Heffernan combines allopathic and complementary drugs to create a wise restoration procedure for our occasions. She touchingly describes her husband’s devotion and the toll that her heart problems takes on him, in addition to how he, too, grew from the adventure. Weaving their tale with the lives of friends and family, Heffernan demonstrates how sickness should be transformative for all involved.
not just an empowering spouse for cardiac sufferers, this clinical vintage is a consultant to restoration from catastrophic swap of any variety. peculiarly, it's a strong testomony to the unforeseen pleasure which could come from prime a lifetime of said impermanence. Updates contain cardiovascular info for today’s reader, hyperlinks to the author’s site and different assets, a brand new part on SCAD (spontaneous coronary artery dissection), and— spoiler alert—a center transplant in 2006. All author’s proceeds are donated to cardiac causes.
Deborah Daw Heffernan is a graduate of Georgetown and Harvard Universities. She has labored as a instructor in Switzerland, an affiliate dean at Boston college, and a contract author. For fourteen years she was once vice chairman of a number one Boston-based company training/consulting firm—until a near-fatal middle assault replaced her existence ceaselessly. She lives along with her husband, Jack, on a small lake in Maine.
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Within the phrases of Mehmet oz., MD: “An Arrow during the Heart is an epiphany for ladies who mistakenly think that they're immune from the ravages of middle affliction. utilizing her middle as a magnifying glass, Deborah Daw Heffernan offers readers with a window into their souls. ” This groundbreaking memoir was once first pointed out on Oprah Winfrey’s life-saving 2002 convey saying heart problems as a number one reason for demise among young women.
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An Arrow Through the Heart: One Woman's Story of Life, Love, and Surviving a Near-Fatal Heart Attack by Deborah Daw Heffernan