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Three Seasons in Hell

In upcoming weeks I will be speaking at several different hospitals about my husband’s and our family’s wildly varying experiences with hospitals and treating physicians during the course of his terminal illness. I have been told no one remembers hearing … Continue reading

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A Certain Verticality

My husband as a CME?  It was Suessical-ly strange to see. Jim appreciated impromptu poetry of dubious quality, and endlessly humored me; I promise he would have approved such an introduction, though the occasion was solemn. And he would greatly have appreciated today’s actual … Continue reading

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