Tag Archives: Hospice

Where The Popsicles Are-151

Goddamn it! There was always supposed to be another day.  I slept on the couch next to her bed last night, and woke early. Joanie seemed to have had  a restful night, if you consider being under the infuence of … Continue reading

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Where The Popsicles Are-150

“In a dark time, the eye begins to see”–Robert Cavett Tuesday, April 8, 2008. I called Peggy Puetz in the morning and she came over to sit with Joanie for a bit while I took a break to meet Wayne … Continue reading

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Where The Popsicles Are-149

Hospice. I met Dorinda in the driveway when she arrived on Monday, the 7th of April, and she told me she thought she had a way to finesse the move from Home Health to Hospice. I knew it had to … Continue reading

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Where The Popsicles Are-146

Nobody ever says the word.  Tuesday night was quiet. I never heard from Joanie until about three that morning, when she called for me. All she wanted was another hit of Dilaudid for the pain. I also gave her another … Continue reading

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