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Problem solving at 2:00 am in medicinal hell

Problem solving at 2:00 a.m. in medicinal hell
The alarm's on the bed so I won't fall.
Really I'm able to get to the bathroom. 
The Dr. told me it's okay.
Says the nurse "it's not in your chart."
I think: "God, please get me out of here", but if I get
up, the bells with sound and an RN herd
will race down the hall scolding me all the way
like I was a little girl.
Had their ways, I'd be straight-jacketed,
(safe from harm, other than psychological),
and the nurses could take off their clogs
and stay at their station and chat.
I think I'll wet the bed and buzz someone
Problem solved.
Kathryn Collins
January 24, 2014

How narrow can you make a bed?


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  1. Date: 2/1/2015 9:44:00 AM

    Hi, Kathy. Hope you are doing o.k. Never thought of the bed wetting. Good one. Love, daver
  1. Date: 1/24/2015 7:28:00 PM

    Love the cynical write Kathryn - wet the bed and give those nurses something to do! Mum is in hospital at the moment - have to admit the beds are narrow:-( Hugs Jan xx