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Old 12-22-2007, 04:39 PM   #31
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My deepest sympathy for you and your friends family.
Do yourself a favor, go and talk to your friend. Say all the things you are thinking and feeling. Whatever the outcome you will know he knows how you truly feel and how he has effected you and your life.
May you find your peace.
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Old 12-22-2007, 09:53 PM   #32
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thank you very much, everyone.

a friend that went to see him this afternoon called. she said he was rejected from the transplant list as the way it's been presented (they don't do transplants on cases where the damage was done from drug abuse). so they're just gonna pump him full of stuff to get him strong enough to go home.

the next episode will be his last, however. the doc told him to go directly to the transplant center into the emergency room. as an emergency, they have to attempt a transplant if a heart is available.

the beauracratic b.s. is unbelievable. he's been clean now for 4 years, but i guess our wonderful, benevolent, judeo-christian based society can find no room for forgiveness in it's day to day operations.

sorry about the rant.

thanks again, everyone. it means a lot to me.
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Old 12-22-2007, 10:00 PM   #33
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Stay strong BT.
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Old 12-22-2007, 10:54 PM   #34
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Oh man Bucky. That's horrible. I'm so sorry. You definately have my thoughts and prayers buddy. And I'll send them Ozzy's way too.
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Old 12-23-2007, 05:11 AM   #35
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Tom I am so sorry to hear the news about your friend. I am appalled that he has been rejected from the transplant program. It seems a part of the old Hippocratic Oath should be reinstated:

" I shall keep them from harm and injustice"

Like many things, it too has been changed to suit the times and the people taking that oath.

I am thinking of you both and pray that there is an intervention of some kind that can help him.

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Old 12-23-2007, 07:07 AM   #36
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I am so sorry to hear this. Yeah, the red tape at the hospitals and getting on a transplant list is inane and don't even get me started on the insurance companies. We just went through a ton of hospital/insurance BS when my step-dad died.

Anyway, I hope you get to visit with your friend and thank him for all of the years of friendship and say what you need to say. Somone earlier posted that just because you had a falling out doesn't wipe out all those years of friendship and good times, remember that.

I'm so sorry about the turn of events, you and your friends are in my thoughts.
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Old 12-23-2007, 10:52 AM   #37
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A prayer for peace and comfort for Ozzy.
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Old 12-23-2007, 01:48 PM   #38
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Old 12-23-2007, 02:03 PM   #39
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I'm sorry to hear this Bucky. Have you been able to see him? We are all with you and Ozzy. Sending you hugs from across the nation.
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Old 12-23-2007, 02:07 PM   #40
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That looks good, Sizzlin! I will tape it, since I'll be at my parents' house.

Thanks!

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