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Don't Waste Your Medical Mistakes

Barnlady Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 11:59 AM
It is so easy to say "Oh I am ready to go" and quite another to live it.. Thanks Mr Olasky for a truthful soul seaching.. We all like to act brave until the "wolf is at the door"... I have made all the "end of life" decisions now while I am feeling good so I won't make foolish ones when I am in pain. This also relieves my husband of making decisions that he would feel guilty about. If GOD would just give us a "peek" at heaven we would be a lot more likely to be "ready"...

I’m pretty good about the little things. If I start to slip or trip but then right myself, I’ll say or think, “Thank you, Lord.” But I recently had an opportunity to be thankful about a big thing, and blew it utterly.

The situation was this: Because I had a double bypass five years ago and my blood pressure is on the borderline for medication, a doctor prescribed for me a beta blocker that could bring with it nasty side effects like insomnia and anxiety. Never having had pill problems, I ignored those warnings.

Then a routine medical lab test indicated,...