How about the mental gymnastics where you have to retire 121 at 65 even if you can pass your 1st class, or the whole Hoover story. The FAA, where a traffic ticket is a diagnosis, a 10yr old kid with a joke ADHD diagnosis has to practically solve cold fusion to fly, yet 737 Max practically is self certified. It’s clown world. I wish OP the best and hope he can just let his 3rd expire and basic Med it, Im surprised anyone who isn’t forced to subject themself to the FAA medical world, doesn’t just go basic med today. I do stand by my opinion that a FAA versed lawyer will put you on a MUCH better path than most AMEs.