Twice I began choking and had to be saved. Once by my adoptive/step mother. Whatever you want to say...
Another time I choked on a round lime green candy from the candy dish at church. It was a ball, about an inch in diameter. Lime flavored. A guy gave me the Hiemlech.
I don't like lime flavored things anymore. I remember the taste of the candy in my mouth as I tried to breathe (it completely cut off my airway).
The third time I had an allergic reaction to my antidepressant. I passed out, throat swelled up (but didn't close) and I developed a serious case of hives.
I'm not counting suicidal depressions, which are many. I'm not counting near-miss traffic accidents, which are many.
I am at huge risk for heart disease due to obesity, family history, and psychiatric medication.
Those are the things that will kill me.
I don't worry about Ebola. I don't worry about "superbugs coming over the border with all the ille…