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Author Topic: Damn!  (Read 1824 times)

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Offline aztecan

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Damn!
« on: February 25, 2010, 12:13:07 AM »
I am in Gallup, about 200 miles from home. I visit here at least once a month.

The problem is, this time, when I arrived at the hotel, I opened the trunk to find it empty!

Yep, I forgot my overnight bag. I could live with wearing the same clothes without much complaint, but my meds were in that bag.

I am usually pretty adherent to my meds, but I guess I won't get to take them until I get back home sometime tomorrow afternoon.

I am not amused and feel like kicking myself. It wouldn't do any good, but I might feel better.

I think I will go buy some Narpoxen. I have a headache now.

DAMN!

Mark
"May your life preach more loudly than your lips."
~ William Ellery Channing (Unitarian Minister)

Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: Damn!
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2010, 12:26:10 AM »
The goal is 95% adherence.  Pay this no mind.
"Iíve slept with enough men to know that Iím not gay"

Offline BT65

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Re: Damn!
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2010, 04:36:26 AM »
Shit happens, Mark.  I'm sure it's frustrating, but nothing to beat yourself up over.
I've never killed anyone, but I frequently get satisfaction reading the obituary notices.-Clarence Darrow

Offline RAB

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Re: Damn!
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2010, 10:55:33 AM »
Mark

I remember you did this once before some years ago.  Dingbat!  ;)

 But as Philly and BT posted, nothing to worry about missing one day.

RAB


Offline poet

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Re: Damn!
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2010, 02:36:58 PM »
I think we are both believers in adherence, Mark, so I won't make light of this, but like the lock I left, twice, at the Y, the house keys which I dropped- apparently in the snow since they reappeared once it melted enough here- but didn't notice dropping, the times that I stand there, literally unable to picture myself taking or not taking meds which are so on automatic that this has happened, too, you drive off with everything except your bag.  I suspect that next time, you will double check.  Best, Win
Winthrop Smith has published three collections of poetry: Ghetto: From The First Five; The Weigh-In: Collected Poems; Skin Check: New York Poems.  The last was published in December 2006.  He has a work-in-progress underway titled Starting Positions.

Offline Jeff G

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Re: Damn!
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2010, 02:50:04 PM »
Sorry you are stressed out by this . I forgot to order meds this past month and missed a day and stressed out for an hour or so until I realized I wasn't going to burst into flames or shrivel up like a vampire in the morning sun . One day ain't no big thing . 

 


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