Be visibly sick with sweating and nausea. Stay in the bathroom and answer all questions with a fair amount of distress in your voice. Lay in bed with the light ON and a frightened look on your face.
Let your wife go to bed, telling her you are fine.
Tell her the NEXT MORNING that you were having chest and left arm pain preceding, and during, said diaphoresis and nausea.
Drive to the ED instead of to work.
Aspirin, EKG, labs, iv fluids, stress test. Wait. Wait. Wait.
Find out that functionally, everything is fine. If symptoms return, anatomical studies will be necessary. Cholesterol and triglycerides off the charts. Aspirin, statins, and prevacid prescribed.
Follow up w/ PCP scheduled.
Continue cleaned up diet and exercise regime initiated one week ago.
Make pact with spouse that you will ALWAYS tell her EVERYTHING that is going on when you are sick.