Pacemaker now fitted
Well, I had the pacemaker implanted last Wednesday. It was not as straightforward as I had anticipated as the cardio could not get the wires into the correct position because of scar tissue from my previous ablations. He nearly gave up at one point and through the fog of morphine and sedative, I heard him say he was going to try the other side. But he did not need to in the end. It took 2 1/2 hours and I was given a lot of morphine and sedative. Later, I felt utterly awful, dizzy and very sick.
I have spent a quiet few days at home now, feeling quite emotional and hoping it was the right decision. Of course, I have not been sleeping because it was painful, but last night I did get a few hours, so today am feeling a bit more like myself.
Next step is the AV node ablation in 6 weeks.