Thursday, February 20, 2014

How to Save Yourself If You Choke Alone

Heather Callaghan
Activist Post

Have you ever heard or spoken the tired line of "single-dom" - but if I don't get married, I might choke alone and die and no one will ever find me in my apartment until weeks later... But married people choke too  - anyone can and they might be alone.

The method of running into or bending over a couch arm has worked for people, but it doesn't seem fail proof when you think of the abdomen clenching up in anticipation. And, what if there is no furniture; what if you are driving; what if you are too weak to perform the Heimlich maneuver on yourself?