Craig Martineau
Nov 19 · 2 min read

Thanks for the great article. Your pain gives you a great and often burdensome cross to pair.

Me? I spent the evening in the emergency room — AGAIN. My internal defibrillator went off — 2 x in less than 5 minutes.

On November 4 it wouldn’t go off… I screamed in pain at the top of my lungs for over 1 1/2 hours. The Ventricular Tachycardia is a horrible beast.

The put the external pads on me in the emergency room on my birthday Nov 14 of last year. I woke up and had PTSD for over 6 months until my psychiatrist admitted she probably wasn’t given her patients enough drugs.

Did I tell you I suffer the effects of dioxin?

Another story and another.

Keep up the great writing!

I have seven publications one being “The Narrative”. I love it if you would put this story on it. Let me know.

I will add you as a writer and editor.

Craig

Thanks again for writing your piece. It brought me out of the pain my body is still shaking from!

Our pets

Berkely is the Landseer Newfoundland, she is too shy to show off her sexy white legs in this shot. Mango is the Flame Point Ragdoll. We have another Ragdoll, Lacie who is a Chocolate Point. She was in a snit and would pose for the photo op.

Craig

Craig Martineau

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Retired. I write 4 blogs, Medium & publish Finite Wisdom & Centering Yourself, Politics & Veterans Issues, Space, Stars & You, The Narratives, Medicine with AI

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