Crow’s Feet
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Crow’s Feet

“You’re having a heart attack,” said the doctor. But he was wrong.

My heart broke — literally. Could Takotsubo cardiomyopathy happen to you?

A woman with long brown hair folds her hands across her chest. She wears a silver ring with a cut-out of a heart.

“You’re having a heart attack.”

The words that E.R. doctor spoke to me on December 15, 2022 shocked me so much, they might have caused a heart attack— if I hadn’t already been having one.



“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays and occasional poems that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

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Judy Millar

Canadian humour writer. Comedic storyteller. Overthinker. 😂 Words in Reader’s Digest 🇨🇦, Writer’s Digest, Medium + Twitter: @judymillar