Stripped of Dignity in the Hospital — Mom’s Experience

Barbara Radisavljevic
Intimately Intricate
5 min readFeb 9, 2019

Entrance to Twin Cities Hospital in Templeton, California

This was written during the time I was caring for my mom and spending a lot of time sitting in the hospital by her bedside so that she could retain a bit of her dignity. Mom’s ailment was horrible back pain, for which she was heavily drugged. It remained undiagnosed for a week. They had to get her pain level down to X-Ray her. When they did, they found compression fractures. She only thing she

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Barbara Radisavljevic
Intimately Intricate

Christian, bereaved adoptive mom, blogger, amateur nature photographer, voracious reader. Married 57 years. Central Coast of California.