Thursday, April 21, 2016, I set off in my father’s little black truck with a mission: I was spending the night at my brother’s house to take him to the VA hospital in Philadelphia, PA for surgery. This would be a “short” but necessary procedure to take out half of his thyroid gland and at … More Jingo goes to the Hospital
Spring has sprung, the grass is riz I wonder where the birdie is The bird is on the wing Oh how absurd, the wing is on the bird. As I looked up in the sky The bird dropped whitewash in my eye I didn’t laugh, I didn’t cry I just thanked God that cows don’t … More Day Five and Life is–Good?!?
Day one-post-op hits, and I wake up. Not sure I want to-and it is a good thing I have a high pain tolerance, as I call for a push of Delaudit and some anti-nausea meds to be pushed into my IV line. I also get a shot of heparin at this time. 20 minutes later … More Oh…WTF have I done?