31 Aug '11, 6pm

My heart stopped beating...

My heart stopped beating...

My friend Urvashi had a cardiac arrest when she was 29. This is the inspiring story of her journey back from the jaws of death. I was about 29 when I had a cardiac arrest. No, it didn’t happen because of obesity. In fact, I was quite thin. I had no vices, either. It began with a bout of food poisoning that slowly spiraled out of control. I had to be hospitalized. For more than a week, doctors tried to control the infection, but something particularly toxic had entered my system. I was weak and exhausted physically, mentally, and emotionally. About a dozen days into the ordeal, I was sitting up on my hospital bed, talking to my sister-in-law, who is also a doctor. Suddenly, I said to her, “Something is not feeling quite right.” She said, “It must be from lack of sleep. Try to get some rest.” I shook my head. “No…I think you better come and ch….” I never completed the senten...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/the-day-my-heart-stopped...

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