Monthly Archives: October 2013

Coming Back to Wheeling


A funny thing happened to me on the way to dying. I got better. When I was admitted to Crouse Hospital six weeks ago my blood pressure (BP) was around 165/99 and my blood sugar (BS) was over 400. Now, … Continue reading

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For the Record (Part II)


From the Iroquois attorney to the judge, interspersed with my responses [WordPress will not maintain indentations or changes in type face; basically the Iroquois attorney alternates with me. I’m sorry–I don’t know how to make it clearer. Quoted paragraphs are … Continue reading

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For the Record


From the Iroquois attorney to the judge, interspersed with my responses [WordPress will not maintain indentations or changes in type face; basically the Iroquois attorney alternates with me. I’m sorry–I don’t know how to make it clearer. Quoted paragraphs are … Continue reading

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A Little Touch of Reality (Part III)


Then an email comes from the judge that he’s having a conference call with my POA and the Iroquois’ lawyer. Why not me and Crouse, I ask him. Because it’s too many people on line, he says. So on Friday, … Continue reading

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A Little Touch of Reality (Part II)


So let me re-cap a little from the first part of “A Little Touch of Reality”: A 4.4-mile ambulance ride costs $1005; a day in a standard med/surg bed at Crouse Hospital costs $1639, and—what I forgot to mention—a day … Continue reading

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A Minor Note


To: FED UP WITH CRAZY PEOPLE thechenel@aol.com Your comments are now being deleted unread. Give it up. You only can abuse me if I let you and I no longer will let you. It has become clear that you are … Continue reading

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A Little Touch of Reality


So, at the Iroquois Nursing Home, I took an overdose and an ambulance was called. The guy in the back of the ambulance demanded some bureaucratic information from me. I was too sick to understand it and so refused to … Continue reading

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