An Arrow Through the Heart: One Woman's Story of Life, Love, by Deborah Daw Heffernan

By Deborah Daw Heffernan

Within the phrases of Mehmet oz., MD: "An Arrow throughout the center is an epiphany for ladies who mistakenly think that they're immune from the ravages of center affliction. utilizing her middle as a magnifying glass, Deborah Daw Heffernan offers readers with a window into their souls."
This groundbreaking memoir used to be first pointed out on Oprah Winfrey's life-saving 2002 express asserting heart problems as a number one reason for dying between younger 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 center assault that ambushed her in a gradual yoga class—during the leading of her existence and regardless of her impeccable wellbeing and fitness history.

Ranging from high-stakes motion within the OR at Massachusetts basic health center in Boston to quietly unfolding seasons on a lake in Maine, An Arrow throughout the middle is a relocating and informative tale of what it takes to discover one's personal route to real therapeutic. eventually, Heffernan combines allopathic and complementary drugs to create a wise restoration method 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 event. Weaving their tale with the lives of friends and family, Heffernan demonstrates how sickness should be transformative for all involved.

Not in basic terms an empowering significant other for cardiac sufferers, this clinical vintage is a advisor to restoration from catastrophic swap of any variety. primarily, it's a strong testomony to the unforeseen pleasure which can come from top a lifetime of said impermanence. Updates comprise cardiovascular facts 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 middle 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 used to be vice chairman of a number one Boston-based company training/consulting firm—until a near-fatal center assault replaced her lifestyles without end. She lives together with her husband, Jack, on a small lake in Maine.

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