Eli: Come on, you're Nate, rock star chick magnet, mm? Probably be the first guy in history to successfully operate on his own brain aneurysm. Nathan: If I botch it, can I sue myself? Eli: Oh, I'll take care of that.
You had the aneurysm removed. You were quite clear that you wanted your life to return to what you consider normal. But you're meant for so much more, Eli. You're one of those people for whom "normal" is a failure of potential.