Monthly Archives: May 2010
It seems that I am compelled to write a blog post only when something important has happened. It’s good, once in a while, to post when normal things happen, too. George & Sally visited with the folks again yesterday. They … Continue reading
Following is the text of a letter dated today and addressed to the CEO/President of the local health system constituted by three major hospitals and many other medical facilities. Certain information has been obscured for legal and privacy reasons. The … Continue reading
Pop’s morning blood work did show that his calcium level was respectably near its target; near enough for him to be released today. So back to Piedmont Place and his own bed he went. I briefed various PP staff on … Continue reading
A brief but positive report for a long and boring day. It’s the second full day here at the hospital. Pop never left his bed; he didn’t need to. The catheter took care of the liquid urges and there were … Continue reading
Pop’s long-anticipated visit to the hospital is finally taking place. Piedmont Place prepared the paperwork and called ahead to clear the path for us, for which I am grateful. We arrived at triage (ER) at 5pm yesterday, and after a … Continue reading
Every day at 4pm, a nurse enters Pop’s room and, after exchanging pleasantries, hands him a little paper cup with three pills in it. He takes one out, puts it in his mouth, reaches for the ever-present glass of water … Continue reading
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