Hospital stay

Well it happened again. This time involved falling in my bathroom on June 2nd, calling for help six hours later, and being in the hospital for seventeen days being treated for heart failure. I am home now as the medicaid coverage I ended up applying for wouldn’t be taken by local rehab clinics. I do have a visiting nurse and medication for the rest of my life.
Having to be on a heart monitor was kind of restricting. The sticky tabs used on my hairy chest turned my stay into the worlds worst hair removal clinic. I did end up on a wireless telemetry device which made me look like a bomb that needed to be defused.
I was surprised to discover that I did lose some weight. I was seny home in some pajamas the were marked “L” and did’t have an “X” any where to be seen.

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Like a bad penny.

If you were to take internet activity as a sign of life, than I have been off the grid since December 26 2016.  Such is not the case.

In the past two weeks I have managed to sleep through my alarm despite not having a job at the present time.  I still get up to get  a free Metro, but those are gone after 9:00 am anyway.  

I am now in the 21st Century with a Septa KeyCard.  When I put in the validator it says “Accepted”.  It’s so nice to be accepted.

I don’t understand this “internet addiction” that I hear about.  If I am on for more than an hour, I don’t know what to do with myself.

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ACME ran out of bags.

I was at the 19th and Oregon ACME Market and they Ran Out Of Plastic Bags.  I was not expecting this and was caught short.  My strategy for taking stuff home is based on a carry-all carabiner and keeping all the bags together.  A supervisor was nice enough to let me have two reuseable bags for free.  I will try to keep one with me in case this happens again.

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Old is new.

I recently took my laptop to Best Buy to get the screen repaired. 
I was quoted a $300+ price tag to have it diagnosed and repaired. 
I could buy a new computer for less than that, and I probably will. 
In the meantime I bought a HDMI cable and I can hook my computer up to my tv and use it that way. 
Everything old is new again, it’s like I have a Commodore 64 again.

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Take The Annuity!

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Assorted things.

What did I do on March 10th 2016 that I got a lot of views?

  With the DNC coming to town parking is all fouled up, I actually don’t care as I don’t have a car right now but its the principal of the thing.  The parking is restricted on my street which is near the Community College of Philadelphia, and is nowhere near Wells Fargo Center.

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Blast from the past.

I was helping out at an annual parish fundraiser flea market the past Saturday at St. Francis de Sales.  One of the nuns from Immaculate Heart of Mary came to help sell some chances.  It turns out it was a Sister that taught me in 6th grade.  Sister Nora didn’t recognize me until I took off my hat to show my red hair.  I asked her if she could whiteout some things in my permanent record but she wouldn’t bite.  🙂

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