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Sun Feb 24, 2013, 09:38 PM

Sometimes bad things happen...and I hate it. [View all]

In a hospital, in another city, my younger sister lies in an Alpha coma...a vegetative state...unresponsive since Wednesday when she choked on her lunch and subsequently went into cardiac arrest while being transported to the ER.

She had suffered for years with diabetes and neuropothy...but she struggled on.

She had had at least three strokes over the years...but she struggled on.

Bedridden and receiving physical therapy several times a week...she struggled on.

And now this bad thing happened. And I hate it.



They will decide soon when to remove the ventilator which is helping with her shallow breathing.





I hope she stops struggling then.




But I hate it.

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