Back in her office after the New Year’s holiday, Cat Oyler, then 45, struggled to catch her breath.
She felt like a heavy weight was sitting on her chest. She could take only a fraction of a normal breath, unable to expand her lungs or ribs.
Her breathing was so labored that her assistant sitting outside the office noticed and implored her to see a doctor immediately.
“I’m probably getting bronchitis and just need to go home and go to