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ARggh. Carrol take care,
and if you don't take care, take whatever you can get.

Will pray.

Best,
Peter M.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Carrol Cox" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Monday, January 23, 2012 4:04 PM
Subject: Personal News


> I've been absent because on Dec 29 I went to the hospital, & was only
> released last Tuesday. For over 8 months doctors had puzzled over and ran
> tests on a badly swollen left forearm. No results. Then on Dec. 25 the 
> hand
> began to hurt. . . .I don't remember Jan taking me to the ER, but 
> apparently
> my confusion was not complete yet, as the hospital records label me a
> reliable narrator.
>
> But by Jan 1 I was suffering severe paranoid delusions. I remember a few
> details; never again I hope. I am now on a 6 week anti-biotic program: 
> three
> infusions a day, performed through what they call a PICC. Jan got 3 
> lessons
> from visiting nurse, then had to proceed on her own.
>
> At 82 10 or so days in bed, not to mention the infection in some wrist
> bones, left me irritatingly weak, & I'm gaining energy only slowly.
>
> Eyesight has noticeably further weakened since mid-November & I can't read
> (or have read to me by ZoomText) many posts a day, but hope there will be
> some occasional posts worth reading.
>
> Carrol