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These People Left The ICU With A Terrifying New Problem; What You Need To Know About PICS

At 87, my father was sharp and spirited—a retired middle-school French teacher who tore through crossword puzzles and yelled out the answers while watching Jeopardy! In the fall of 2014, facing radiation therapy for cancer, he put his Boston condo on the market and moved in with my younger brother Jon in Ithaca, NY. 63 more words


#BookReview | #Giveaway: If I Die Before I Wake by @EmilyKoch | @HarvillSecker @vintagebooks


Everyone believes Alex is in a coma, unlikely to ever wake up. As his family debate withdrawing life support, and his friends talk about how his girlfriend Bea needs to move on, he can only listen.

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An Ode to Eggnog

Salutations Ben,

The emotional hangover of the holidays usually lasts not long past New Year’s for me, but this season was prolonged by late night flights and persistent jet lag. 581 more words


Video: Sars Police Mercilessly Beat Up Pregnant Nigerian Lady To Coma Till She Lost Her Set Of Quadruplets

A dancer known as Janemena on social media was brutally attacked by Delta state police officers and so was her sister and a pregnant friend who went into a coma as a result of the brutality. 602 more words


Deepest State

State Department Briefing, Mrs. Ichnida, Mission Day 10

Mission Alert: CONFIDENTIAL: To Atcifia Control From Mrs. Ichnida

Agent consciousness compromised. Status: coma Action: activate EIDP… 255 more words

Science Fiction

The first phase of my recovery and rehabilitation.

When I was finally discharged from Flinders Medical Centre, it was clear that I wasn’t in much of a physical state to just go back home, AS MUCH as we had hoped. 610 more words


Letters I'll never send


It’s been a year. I still don’t understand how is this easy for you. I wanted to talk to move through this without having to become strangers, but the more I talk to you, the more I realize it’s just me who doesn’t want to give up. 294 more words