Summer reading - Story 1

Dr Thomas Lyons  Eagleby, QLD

BILL Cadement sat nervously and took a deep breath. His palms were sweating enough to dampen the large envelope he was holding. He could feel his heart pounding in his chest and he felt nauseous again. He had been healthy all his life and now, since turning 50 four months ago, he had seen the cardiologist three times. Today was his fourth appointment. 

With or without all these tests he knew he was deteriorating. He was breathless with the slightest exertion and