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A New Year

A Belated Happy New Year to you all! It’s been a busy new year for me already. I’ve started Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, have a visiting nurse and new and better insurance so I’ve been able to change back to … Continue reading

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Attack Of The Medical Vampyre!

Yes, today was the day. I could taste the blood as it flowed from me into the medical vampyre’s cold glass-like system through a sharp and cold spear shining with the morning sunlight. He was bigger than I. His hands … Continue reading

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A Quietude Of The Mind

I’ve made only two posts this year and of what good is a blog that has nothing new to say. I was hospitalized twice. They diagnosed me as having Gastric Paresis and they did a nuclear medicine Q/V Lung Scan … Continue reading

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Dreams Go By

I had this dream yesterday. I was flying over lush hills and valleys and a river whose track I followed. Coming out ahead of me as if part of me was a scissors which cut the land along the river’s track as … Continue reading

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Toys Glorious Toys

Just in time for Summer I got a newer, bigger, stronger window A/C unit. My old unit was 5 years old and was gasping to perform even minimally. I also now have a ceiling fan/light in the kitchen to stir the air … Continue reading

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Sweet As Cherry Pie

What happens when your blood sugar is controlled with no or next to no insulin for a month or more? Well, if you are staying at ECMC’s Nursing Facility your blood glucose level shoots up 150 mg in one day. Could … Continue reading

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How To Crack A Coconut

What you need to do is move a patient’s wheelchair then move it back but don’t put the brakes back on on the chair so that when the patient gets out of bed the wheelchair goes flying and the patient … Continue reading

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Drug Wars

I was told around 2pm yesterday that I would be coming to the Erie County Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility for some physical reconditioning after a stay in hospital. I was brought here after 7 PM. The times are important because … Continue reading

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Short Sheeting The Patients

Here I am in the Erie County Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility, 5th floor of the Grider St building. The beds are made for munchkins not six foot males. Take a look for yourself. The only way I remotely fit … Continue reading

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Why Did The Politician Cross The Road?

Why is it America seems to enjoy third-rate comedians commenting on society and politics. They aren’t funny. They certainly aren’t insightful (I doubt they know the meaning of the word) but they are childish. Is that it? Are we so … Continue reading

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