Tag Archives: mortality

Serpentine Success and Tiresome Threats of Deicide

Ten minutes after I successfully finished fixing the van, I got news that my Mom had been in a car wreck. If I had high blood pressure, the wave of feelings that overcame me at that moment almost certainly would … Continue reading

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All Downhill from Here

With parental health problems at some kind of temporary quiescent point, I’ve resolved to go to Flipside. I’m prioritizing getting all the expensive stuff done myself in the next five days, and my realtor will deputize some workers to finish … Continue reading

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Medical Recovery Redux

Dad has been in rehab for several days after two weeks in ICU. He’s about as lucid as he was before he went in and generally in pretty good spirits. I was able to visit him several times in rehab … Continue reading

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Dad is Improving

After two full weeks in ICU from pneumonia, Dad is finally awake, alert, and mentally about back to about baseline. It’s a huge relief to see him better. I got to watch the feeding tube being removed, which I wasn’t … Continue reading

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