One woman’s views on life & death, and everything in between.

Month: March 2009

Anniversary

Today is the 2nd anniversary of my mother’s death.It’s odd to describe as “fortunate” one’s ability to attend a death.  But I was surely fortunate to be able to be with Mom at the time of her death, as well as the 3 months leading up to it.  It was a special time for me, and …

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Back from the doc!

Good news.Cast is off (while it was a lovely red cast, I’m glad to be rid of it).  Ankle is looking good, incisions healing well, and I’ve graduated to an aircast.  Even more remarkably, in 2 days – Wednesday – I’ll be able to start weight bearing, with no restrictions apart from pain.This report is …

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Exactly what Jesus would have done . . .

From today’s New York Times (I’m reprinting it in its entirety because of its importance, and for those who may not be registered at the Times):Vatican Backs Excommunications Stemming From an AbortionBy AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE; Published: March 7, 2009ROME (Agence France-Presse) – A senior Vatican cleric on Saturday defended the excommunication of the mother and doctors of a …

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Brief update

I know I reported that I was going to the doctor yesterday (Friday).  I lied.  Mid-week it started gnawing at me whether the appointment really was Friday (remember, I got the appointment when still in the hospital, on a mixture of percocet & morphine).  Glad about the gnaw.  Turns out the that appointment isn’t until …

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Suleman: clueless

Okay, time to take a break from the personal medical front.One effect of being isolated in a room with a television is that one tends to watch more TV than normal.  As a result, I find myself an expert on Octomom Suleman.  I’ve watched her appearances on Dr. Phil and the evening entertainment shows, and …

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