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I will always remember the colour of your ears. Thinking how quickly the blood had turned thick & pooled, dark and still, trapped in this bits of your body where it stayed after you heart stopped. 167 more words


Jelly and Ice cream?

What a beautiful sound: The chink of ice! Sadly not in a long gin and tonic-I’m sure I was promised one of those today?- But instead a  whole jug of iced water. 598 more words

Heart Surgery

The Heart and Associated Problems

The heart is an organ that is responsible for pumping blood around the body, to all of the tissues. In humans, there is a double circulatory system which means that the blood returns to the heart after passing to the lungs to be oxygenated so that it can be sent to the rest of the body, this is to ensure that there is enough blood pressure to pump blood to all of the tissues and organs. 282 more words

Lethbridge County woman says rings stolen while in hospital

After being released from the hospital just over a week ago, a Lethbridge County woman is pleading for the safe return of two rings that she says were forcefully removed from her fingers as she lay on a gurney clinging to life at the Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge. 435 more words


Tuesday on Thursday

Hello, happy Thursday and I am behind in writing about my Tuesday PCP Dr. appointment and thought I had better catch up!

The good news is it will take about 10 years for the size of my aneurysm to reach the 5cm level at which point a procedure would be done.   376 more words


His Turban Was Magnificent

His turban was magnificent, a rich bluish purple. He came into my wife’s room and introduced himself.

“I am a neurologist,” he said, “and I would be happy to treat your wife, if it weren’t for the pregnancy.” 261 more words


Quadrille Monday: Quadrille #29

De is hosting our Quadrille Monday. A quadrille is a 44 word poem exactly, using a prompted word. De has chosen “balloon” for us today.  Come join us for these wonderful short poems.  48 more words

General Poetry