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TheUnknown

I went to the nourishment room near the nurse's station to hear that another patient in the oncology section just died.  I heard the nurse calling the coroner I guess.  He was younger than my mom by a few months.  I'm sitting beside her watching her sleep and noticing she looks like my grandpa who died of yet another form of cancer four years ago.  I feel like crying.

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Andy

I wish I could say something that would make you feel better, but it's one of those crappy situations where it's difficult to predict what will happen. I've seen your updates on Facebook and it sounds like she is getting the care she needs, so fingers crossed for good news soon.

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TheUnknown

Thanks.  She got to go home and is eating a lot better. 

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Andy

Oh, that's good that she's been able to go home... Being stuck in hospital can be quite demoralising on it's own.

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Princess

~walks in, blows  dust off of bar, checks Ewok cage, notices they're all dead~

 

So who's up for a trip to Endor for some fresh BE?

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Mara

Welcome back!

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Andy

Nice to see you, and oops we probably should have been feeding them.

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Radioactive Isotope

I don't even wanna check where we've been keeping the cabana boys.

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TheUnknown

Oh, so that's what that smell is. 🤮

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Mara

More people coming out of the woodwork! Nice to see ya!

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Andy

Soooo, 18 years is a long time, right? 

GB is now as old as I was when it was founded. 👴

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TheUnknown

GB is now old enough to buy porn.

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Radioactive Isotope

I still don't know why anyone would buy it when it's available for free on the internet :p

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TheUnknown

I need a liquid insanity, something that's less insane than the clusterewok that was the Iowa Caucuses.

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Andy

I'm in something of a motivational slump at the moment. *sigh*

C'est la vie!

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Mara

Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy out there!

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TheUnknown

Like I said on Facebook, I picked a hell of a time to get a job at the ER.

I also picked a hell of a time to start a 401(k).

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TheUnknown

I may have been exposed.  I wore a mask and sanitized my hands before and after.  I have a high-risk person (possibly two) in my house, so I'm worried something got through.

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Andy

If you work in the ER and you have vulnerable people living with you, shouldn't they be isolating you from them? 😕

Over here they are putting medical staff up in hotels if they live with vulnerable people, or other people with high risk of exposure.

The guy who sits next to me at work, his girlfriend works in radiology at a local hospital so I've been getting the inside scoop. We're all working from home now though.

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TheUnknown

You would think.  But I live in a country and a state where some (not necessarily in healthcare) are being told, "We don't have the supplies to test you.  Just isolate yourself for two weeks" with no regards to whether you have paid time off (or insurance to help if you do get sick).  And our chuckleewok president (and others in his party) is already calling for an end to social distancing in order to save the stock market.  So probably not.

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