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icdI recently underwent a procedure to install an ICD, or a defibrillator.

This little baby ensures that my heart beats properly at all times, and if I somehow slip into an arrhythmia, the device will shock me back into a normal rhythm.

Hopefully, I will never have to experience this particular life-threatening aberration, but it’s nice to know that I won’t drop dead face-first in my spaghetti if I do.

This defibrillator install marks the fourth operation I have undergone that replaces an organic part with an artificially-created replacement. I am, in the truest sense of the word, becoming a cyborg.

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