Monday, 16 September 2013
What a difference a year makes.
This time last year we were away on holiday at Appledore in Devon. We hadn't had a holiday for 2 years so it was a good break. This year our lovely neighbour A picked up Him Outside at 8 am this morning to take him over to Papworth for the second stent. Last year we didn't know the health problems he had although looking back he remembers feeling extra tired after cycling and doing heavy work. Lots of people don't know they have angina until they have a heart attack. He wasn't overweight, he doesn't drink or smoke, he hadn't been ill so hadn't had his blood pressure taken for several years. If you have a other half with a history of heart problems in the family - get them to check blood pressure sooner rather than too late.
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