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Benefits of coma

Fortunately I was “out” when each was put in — benefits of coma and all. Which is for the best. They missed my stomach on their first attempt at putting my G-tube in. Or it probably fell out after they put it in. And they put me “out” to remove the second G-tube. But to remove my trache, I was conscious for that. I saw what they needed for that procedure. It sure didn’t look like it felt.

Interesting turn of events

“So he did pretty well understanding me say my first name, but he had trouble with my last. And asked me to write it down for him. I thought, I could do that, it would most likely be faster, good on him for thinking on his feet. So I did. But half way through my writing it, I assume I wasn’t writing fast enough for him to make his quota, he started to ask me how I spelled my last name…”

For Christie’s sake

“I guess the moral of the story is, there is a pretty good chance if I’m thinking about and regretting something that happened nearly 25 years ago, yet I wasn’t directly involved in, people who were responsible do, too? Or that is my hope. At least for Christie’s sake…”