Laugh Really Hard At How She's Acting, Then Tell Every Woman You Know Why It's Not Funny

Sometimes women are so busy taking care of others and trying to be everything for everyone that we ignore our own needs. That's why I'm going to share this with every woman I love. Who wouldn't want to save a life?

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Elizabeth Banks: It started out like a totally normal day.

Jacob Hopkins: Mom!

Elizabeth Banks: Okay, move objections at my third line after survey. [inaudible] What are you doing down there? Did you finish your breakfast? Don't hit your brother.

Abigail Lewis: [laughs]

Elizabeth Banks: You have to eat something. Here. Okay, five minutes to carpool. Where's my coffee? [drinks coffee]

Jacob Hopkins: You okay, mom?

Elizabeth Banks: oh, I'm fine. Sandwich orders. What do you want?

Jacob Hopkins: Almond butter and jelly.

Abigail Lewis: Jelly.

Jacob Hopkins: You sure you're okay?

Elizabeth Banks: I'm fine, sweetie.

Colin Egglesfield: I am so late. Hey, buddy! How are you doing? Hey, honey! You okay?

Elizabeth Banks: Honey, I'm fine.

Colin Egglesfield: You sure?

Elizabeth Banks: Oh yeah. Here.

Colin Egglesfield: Asahi, my favorite. See you guys later.

Jacob Hopkins: Bye, dad.

Elizabeth Banks: Wear your shoes. Put your shoes back on, please. You know, go help your sister. We're going in three minutes. Oh my god, what am I doing? I forgot to cut off the crust. Viola. Shoes on, potty if you need it. Honey, go get your sister. Ok.[plates breaking]...Nobody moves. I'm getting the dustpan.

Jacob Hopkins: Mom! I think you're having a heart attack.

Elizabeth Banks: Honey, do I look like the type of person who has a heart attack? I just need to sit down. I'm totally fine. Don't forget to wear the high socks with the sheen guards.

Jacob Hopkins: Forget about the sheen guards, mom.

Elizabeth Banks: Come on. Mrs. Underdog is not gonna wait. [Car horns] [kids leave house] okay. 9-1-1. [Phone rings] Hi! Sorry to bother you. I think I might be having a little heart attack. Nothing really. Just some nausea, tightening of the jaw, dizziness, shortness of breath, muscle pain, achingness, this terrible pressure on my chest. Oh really? They can be hear in how long? Two minute. Can you make it ten?

Elizabeth Banks: I thought I had gas. Turns out, I was having a heart attack. Heart disease is the number one killer of American women. Now, I take care of my heart and tell the women in my life to do the same.

Colin Egglesfield: I love your heart.

Elizabeth Banks: I know you do, sweetie, but that's not my heart. That is. Make it a mission to save your life and the lives of the women you love. Find out more from the American Heart Association and

There may be small errors in this transcript.

Thanks to the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women and Elizabeth Banks for making such a fun and watchable video on something so important. Follow them @GoRedForWomen.

Jun 19, 2014

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