Part IV: Rattling Bones
The best thing is that you know it.
The worst thing is that your body knows it and shuts down.
My body shut down a number of times last weekend as I tried to recuperate from open heart surgery on July 6th at Oklahoma Heart Hospital. The easy answer as to why my body shut down is that I'm a lifetime smoker.
But there's more to the story. As I'd begin to lose air, I'd gasp. By Sunday night, gasping for air had me sounding like Odell Underwood playing the bones. My bones, of course.
Next: Part V
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