Martha Owens of Shelbyville never thought when she woke up May 3 that she would be facing one of the scariest moments of her life.
Having a serious heart attack was the last thing on her mind as she sat chatting with her son on the phone, she said.
Then in the midst of talking about the Derby, she began to feel ill.
“All of a sudden, I went from not feeling well to real severe pain in my chest and a feeling like I was going to pass out or vomit,” she said. “I said, ‘I think I’m having a heart attack.’”