It's bad enough just having to walk into an emergency room.
What follows after you admit "Yes, the nitro did make me feel better" is orders of magnitude worse.
I am not made of iron.
More later when I feel better.
Update: 1500 2 Feb: Endoscopy results show inflamation and a few minor ulcers; the doc says that that condition could well account for my chest discomfort. Good news, all in all. I feel a lot better today than I did yesterday. Mrs. Tmj is heading out to fill a prescription and pick up a medicinal pulled pork sandwich.
I ought to be a hundred percent by Monday.