life post pacemaker

August 14 – 31 I keep feeling my heart pace pick up, I’m not myself, lethargic, ill.. I can’t describe it,  something doesn’t feel right. I’m doing my best to live my normal life, but I feel I can’t trust my body.  I don’t...

Kaiser – An HMO Experience

At Kaiser, I had an EKG and chest X-rays, Dr. Klayton commented on my pacemaker with a sarcastic tone.   His nurse asked me why I had a pacemaker and whether I carried it around with me. They told me everything was normal. I feel insignificant every time I visit...

First pacemaker interrogation

Interrogated the pacemaker at Dr. Del Negro’s office, he said all is going well. It felt horrible when he switched it off and I went on my 37 bpm heart rate. In the evening, after dinner in Georgetown with Emad, the AbuHamdeh’s and Mardam-Bey’s I...