Main Entry: sot·to vo·ce

Pronunciation: "sä-tO-'vO-chE
Function: adverb or adjective
Etymology: Italian sottovoce, literally, under the voice
1 : under the breath : in an undertone; also : in a private manner
2 : very softly -- used as a direction in music

Sunday, November 12, 2006

Wired: Vagus Nerve Stimulation, Epilepsy & Me

There are, of course, risks with any major surgery. Even with minor surgery.
My neurologist wants me to get a vagus nerve stimulator implanted beneath my pectoral muscle, which is just below my breast. “A slight scar” he says and runs his finger along the side of his arm >>>