Monthly Archives: June 2011

I’m Thick!

So, I finally got discharged this past Monday. It came as a bit of a surprise, actually. I’d been taking Coumadin (in addition to the Heparin drip they’d immediately put me on) since Thursday evening to thin my blood. The … Continue reading

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P.E. Buddies

When I finally got to my hospital room at 3:00 a.m. last Thursday morning, I was acutely aware that there was someone else already in the room on the other side of the curtain. And I was a little embarrassed … Continue reading

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Just Like Being on a (very expensive!) Vacation!

OK, I’m just going to say it: I’m weird! I’ve been saying this in one way or another for a long time. In many aspects of my life I don’t tend to fall within the bell part of the curve. … Continue reading

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It Takes a (global) Village

I have been amazed — and delighted! — at the number of foreign-born doctors, interns, techs, and nurses who have taken care of me. I would have expected a couple (maybe from India?) but they’ve definitely been the majority, not … Continue reading

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So, What You’re Saying Is …?

Having been around death since a young child, I’ve always been fascinated by the euphemisms used for it: passed away or on, expired (like old milk!!), pushing daisies, gone on to his reward, gone to meet her maker, etc. But … Continue reading

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