Pain from panic attacks. Heart attack. Angioplasty. A stent put in. A second angioplasty. Calcified. Crystallized. Shattered. Another heart attack. She was rushed by ambulance to the city, where they took it out, cleaned it out, stripped an artery from her leg and sewed it in.
Her father died. My father left her. Her mother died. And we all grew up and moved away.
For the irregular heartbeats they electrocuted her. When that didn’t work they implanted a pacemaker. She feels it at night. Shocking her back to life.