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At the Emergency Room

So I’m sitting here in the emergency room waiting for mother to finish getting checked out. How I got to where I am is the strangest story. 262 more words


Sometimes LIFE feels like a gossamer spider web straining under the pressure of the first morning dew….

“Please come over NOW! It’s your brother! I’m so scared!” My mother’s words as I returned her phone call yesterday. 471 more words

Overcrowding in the ER


State of Emergency

By Emily Newhook

Whether you’re suffering from a broken bone or a life-threatening illness, a trip to the emergency room is always a scary prospect. 255 more words

Practice Management

Pneumonia & The Hospital

Things can change at the drop of a hat.

This past weekend, Mom developed a wet cough that wouldn’t seem to go away. Fortunately, Dad had this week off from work already as his “summer vacation” (poor guy, some vacation it turned out to be!) so he took Mom to the doctor Tuesday morning. 318 more words


And We're Home

So, the last few days were not exactly what we had planned … but we’re home now and Emily is doing great -back to her normal, spunky self. 1,373 more words

The Prayers of the Saints . . . .

And the smoke of the incense, with the prayers of the saints,
ascended before God from the angel’s hand.” 
Revelation 8:4
When I last visited my dad, his once six-foot-four frame was bent and crumbled in his bed from the effects of aging and pneumonia.   701 more words


I didn’t go in last night. I even called out of work this morning. But as I thought about everything, over and over again, I found myself sinking into my depression and anxiety, and they brought out the suicidal thoughts. 159 more words