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Dave Taylor of Hawesville

What I learned from dying; I’m a bad caregiver

  It’s Wednesday morning and I’m alone. I’ve been alone for more than a week now. My fiancée Jamie has been in the hospital in Indianapolis, meaning I’ve been left to take care of myself. It’s not been great. Whether she wanted it or not, Jamie had become my de facto 24/7 caregiver, meaning I…

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What I learned from dying; everyone needs a Jamie

After a long string of seemingly only good news, I finally got some bad news this week. My white blood count was too low to do chemotherapy chemotherapy so I was sent home from the hospital to try again next week. When I first heard the news I sighed and thought, “there’s no easy or…

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