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Chest Pains Postpone Tuesday FHG Post

I spent Most of Monday and all day Tuesday in the hospital. Had some chest pains, dizziness and shortness of breath (I had open heart surgery heartin 2011 and stay in a-fib most days, so I don’t take any chances. At the first symptoms of anything to do with my heart or lungs, I get to the hospital.) Passed both stress test and echo cardiogram so my cardiologist ruled out trouble with my heart and lungs.

I’ve known men who died because they didn’t take their symptoms seriously. David Letterman told Barbara Walters on a heart disease special there’s no reason for anyone to have a heart attack these days. He claimed in the interview that with all the technology and information about the heart and heart disease today, heart attacks or heart disease are almost always preventable.

The key is taking symptoms seriously. God knows our hearts. He made them. But He wants us to be good stewards of the bodies He created. I hope you all are.

16 thoughts on “Chest Pains Postpone Tuesday FHG Post

    1. Thank you, Kathryn, You are right.And In addition to more rest, I need exercise and push back from the dinner table. Thanks for your comments.


      1. You are welcome Steve … always glad to pray for a brother IN Christ! I currently have a cancer spot of my spine that has been causing a lot of pain … today began radiation therapy to attempt to shrink/obliterate it and eliminate the pain … for about three weeks, then will be resuming chemo. All that said … I am safe and secure in the hands of Jesus!!!

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      2. Bernie, I will be praying for you. Please keep me posted. I’m also going to put your prayer need in front of several prayer groups. God bless and keep me in the loop, brother.


  1. Hi Steven,

    I’m glad you are ok! I really enjoy your blog posts. Hope all is well with you.

    I’m teaching a Family-to-Family class now and it is going well. Did you happen to catch the online conference today, “Mental Health and the Church?” It was really good! You can watch the videos at . I think you will enjoy these.

    Take care, Neill Blake NAMI Cobb


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    1. Thank you so much for your encouragement, Neill. I missed the conference, but I’m going to go to the link you gave me. Thank you for sharing. I am finishing up a Family-to-Family class tomorrow (Thursday) night (Party time!) I am planning on teaching F2F again in August. I love to teach F2F. God has really opened that door for me. Hope all goes well with you and your class. And thank you again so much for that link. Can’t wait to review it.


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