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I went by the hospital to get a disc of my MRI to take with me to my doctors appointment this coming Friday.

While in the waiting room a young woman who looked to be in her 30's brought a young lady in a wheel chair into the waiting room. Whom I would guess might have been in her early teens. Maybe older or younger. When someone is practically a skeleton it is hard to tell.

Her right leg had been amputated about 8 inches below her knee. The woman who brought her in was I assume the girls Mother.

The girl had some type of mental disability, she was trying to scream or maybe yell out due to pains she was having. Poor girl her screams didn't sound like nothing I have ever heard before. If you couldn't have seen where the screams were coming from. You wouldn't have known they were coming from a human.

I heard the Nurse ask her Mother if the girl had ever had kidney stone's. Maybe that was what was causing her pain.

Thought to myself how terrible it must be to be in that much pain and not be able to communicate where you were hurting.

The girls Mother just had a blank stare on her face. Really felt sorry for them both. Can only imagine how helpless the girls Mother must feel.

About the same time that happened a young woman about 5 foot 8 inches tall walked by. She was practically a skeleton. I couldn't beleave someone could be that skinny and be able to walk, let alone stand up.

Was looking around the waiting room at all of the people. It's was pretty bad. If your able to get up of a morning and go to work. You better be thankful for everyday you get to do that.
 

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I have spent some time in hospitals the last 5-6 years, and while on the post surgery recovery floor, it's not unusual to hear someone down the hallway screaming. Sometimes in pain (but usually not), more often screams of some kind of a mental source.
I think the worst was a woman just a few years older than me screaming "Get me out of here, Let me out of here, Get me out of here! George, where are you, come get me George!"

It went on for several hours.

There, but for the Grace of God go I.
 
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I went by the hospital to get a disc of my MRI to take with me to my doctors appointment this coming Friday.

While in the waiting room a young woman who looked to be in her 30's brought a young lady in a wheel chair into the waiting room. Whom I would guess might have been in her early teens. Maybe older or younger. When someone is practically a skeleton it is hard to tell.

Her right leg had been amputated about 8 inches below her knee. The woman who brought her in was I assume the girls Mother.

The girl had some type of mental disability, she was trying to scream or maybe yell out due to pains she was having. Poor girl her screams didn't sound like nothing I have ever heard before. If you couldn't have seen where the screams were coming from. You wouldn't have known they were coming from a human.

I heard the Nurse ask her Mother if the girl had ever had kidney stone's. Maybe that was what was causing her pain.

Thought to myself how terrible it must be to be in that much pain and not be able to communicate where you were hurting.

The girls Mother just had a blank stare on her face. Really felt sorry for them both. Can only imagine how helpless the girls Mother must feel.

About the same time that happened a young woman about 5 foot 8 inches tall walked by. She was practically a skeleton. I couldn't beleave someone could be that skinny and be able to walk, let alone stand up.

Was looking around the waiting room at all of the people. It's was pretty bad. If your able to get up of a morning and go to work. You better be thankful for everyday you get to do that.

Very true we all take alot of things for granted many times. I used to care for a young girl with cerebral palsy. She didn't walk, talk, had a feeding tube, had to have breath treatments, and to be sucked out (not sure that's the correct term) . I say she didn't talk, she could clearly knew yes or no when I asked her something. She is very intelligent person. She is high risk for getting sick doesn't go out much. When she gets sick it's a big deal she can end up in the hospital which the closest that really cares knows how to care for her is 2 1/2 hours away.
I know of a woman that's daughter has a brain injuries.... she has done more than most ever through she would. I believe she will continue to recover. I have throught about her many times and wonder if she was in pain and can't tell anybody.


Her story is really a miracle. I know God is with this little girl and continuing to heal.

I used to be a skeleton like that... I had ribs showing and I had muscles. I have thyroid problems. If my medication is off I get real skinny. I can eat non stop and still lose weight. Or I got the other way. 🙈
 

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I'm half way through week 3 of chemotherapy and radiation, I see it 5 days a week. Some of the people are so frail it saddens me. I walked to therapy daily until today (4 miles round-trip) can't do it anymore with the radiation dermatitis flaring up. Can't imagine having a wheelchair. I'm lucky 17 treatments left.
 
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I'm half way through week 3 of chemotherapy and radiation, I see it 5 days a week. Some of the people are so frail it saddens me. I walked to therapy daily until today (4 miles round-trip) can't do it anymore with the radiation dermatitis flaring up. Can't imagine having a wheelchair. I'm lucky 17 treatments left.
Well Named'em Tamed'em I am proud of you. You hang tuff brother.
 

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