Category Archives: hospitals

When Tragedy Strikes, part II

Previously, we discussed what TO do when a friend or family member experiences a family tragedy.  How we can help, how we can lighten the load, ease the myriad and intense feelings that accompany such an event. But for every … Continue reading

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When Tragedy Strikes, part I

As most/all of you know, almost two years ago, now, my husband Steve was in a near-fatal car wreck which left him blind.  His recovery was spent in two different hospitals over the course of a month, followed by nearly … Continue reading

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Get Well Soon

We all just wanted to let you know that Joy is taking some much needed time off to rest and recover. She came down with a cough Friday and hasn’t slept since. The cough turned into something much worse that … Continue reading

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Health Care Update, sent by Kevin

Friends – Thanks for being a part of the team for Free Our Health Care Now!  In six weeks, over 465,000  people have signed saying no to government health care!    The House health reform bill will outlaw private insurance … Continue reading

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Update on Daniel Hauser written by Laura

A couple hundred years ago, a bunch of tired, bedraggled, bonneted and buckled people walked onto a shore, and declared that this was the New World.  Here was a place where they could practice their religion freely, without interference from … Continue reading

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Do You Shower?

No, I’m not kidding!  This is a legitimate question that I have decided to throw out there to everyone.  Do you shower?  I have decided to ask such a personal question because I have come to notice that a lot … Continue reading

Posted in adults, advice, behavior, differences, good hygiene, hospitals, jobs, lifestyles, manners, medical care, opinions, people, problems, questions, relationships, rudeness, showers, smell, things, Uncategorized, work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

Time for the Big Girl Panties!!!

I wonder how many people are out there that are afraid of going to the doctor, dentist etc.? I can’t say I’m entirely afraid, but more like nervous. I know many people who will go to the doctor at the … Continue reading

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Why don’t we fall out of bed?

I’ve been thinking about this for a long time. I wonder why we don’t fall out of bed when we’re sleeping?  I have never fallen out of bed while sleeping.  I tried doing a search about it and this is … Continue reading

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Teen Organ Donors

This is a very sad story from a friend of mine at work.  Her niece died in a pedestrian/car accident.  It was an accident plain and simple so there was no blame passed around.  She was 16 years old and … Continue reading

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