Category Archives: Hospice and Emphysema

Until the Last Breath….June 6th, 2013

I wanted to let everyone who followed his blog know that David passed away June 6th, 2013. He was so thrilled with his blog and the people who followed his writing. I wish he had had more time to write, … Continue reading

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What would YOU Do?

First of all, I feel a lot better than I did a few days ago, although I can tell that certain parts of my lungs are probably shot from whatever kind of infection I had. I don’t know which parts, … Continue reading

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Help, My Head is Falling!

Monday night was really rough, as it always is until Monday Night Football returns. But it was a lot worse this time. It was really hard to breathe, I felt hot and shaky, and my head was splitting open. About … Continue reading

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Fever and Chills

This morning I woke up feeling kinda crappy, so I took my temperature, and it was 100. Not a real big deal for some, but for me it can be trouble. Any kind of infection, especially anything associated with my … Continue reading

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My Morning Dyspnea

This morning I went downstairs, very slowly, to close the blinds on one of our windows. One of our dogs was barking at the maintenance men who were outside our condo cutting the grass, and usually he’ll stop barking if … Continue reading

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Hospice

Hospice is a blessing for me. Far too few people enter hospice, because it focuses on ensuring comfort, not cure. Unfortunately, many patients don’t enter the program because they’re hoping for that cure and don’t want to “give up”. Without … Continue reading

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