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The Caregiver Cache — Issue #4 — The Cut-Into Caregiver

Editor’s Note: It was both blessing and curse when kidney stones sent searing pain throughout my body a few weeks ago. I took an Uber to the Emergency Room where, reaching hour 5 of writhing in pain in the waiting room, I wished for my body to make me pass out or go into shock to protect me from this unbearable pain. When I finally got in and got morphine, relief washed over me — then dissipated when I was told I would be kept overnight for morning surgery. A CT scan revealed two large stones: one firmly lodged on my left and one on my right. I suddenly felt…

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