What does it feel like to have had your chest cracked open? What should you expect before and after surgery? There isn’t a better place to turn to for answers to these questions than Bruce Ballister's firsthand account of coronary artery bypass surgery.
Welcome to the Zipper Club is not a medical textbook. It is a real story, unvarnished and detailed to a degree not everyone will find comfortable. Throughout it all is an intimate sharing of what to expect from heart surgery, how to cope while you're healing, and what's needed to avoid a repeat performance.
Here are five things you can expect to learn when you pick it up.