Reflecting on children

No change, the hospital staff are very kind and supportive. Mom’s friends, my friends, other family friends visit daily. It is very difficult when Emad brings the children. The staples are still on the scar. I’m so used to carrying them and playing...

ICD – Bionic Woman

Dr. Tracy and Dr. Solomon performed the operation to place an Implanted programmable cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) by Medtronic, Inc. under my right collar bone. The procedure went well and the doctors were pleased. Bionic women status confirmed!

a day with V-tach

I was having lunch with Ibtisam at Paolo’s in Georgetown.  At around 2pm, in mid conversation, my heart started racing at an alarming rate. I excused myself to the bathroom, I felt dizzy. At first,  I thought my pacemaker was malfunctioning.  I called Kaiser and...

Tala's school begins

Tala’s first day of school. She looked lovely. I braided her hair in two French braids. She wore the ISA uniform for the first time and looked like a little doll. I called Dr. Esposito, The Kaiser cardiologist assigned to my case. I requested to pull back my...

Tala’s school begins

Tala’s first day of school. She looked lovely. I braided her hair in two French braids. She wore the ISA uniform for the first time and looked like a little doll. I called Dr. Esposito, The Kaiser cardiologist assigned to my case. I requested to pull back my...