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Daily Kos Community Quilts Project

Community Quilts are a way of sharing care, compassion and support for community members who are facing illness or other hardships.
  1. Ann (known here as winglion) wasn’t feeling well...hasn’t for a few days, actually.  What felt to her like heartburn or even something akin to asthma was actually a blockage in her heart.  She was complaining of pain in her hands and elbows.  And last night, when I saw her leaning on the kitchen counter in pain, I insisted she call the advice nurse at our doctor’s office — and Ann didn’t argue.

    The good news is, on the advice of the advice nurse, we called 911 last night and the paramedics got Ann hooked up to a monitor right away.  They told me that it

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  2. We are short 7 messages and $84 for this quilt — I will keep these numbers updated.

    MaureenMower is a widow of a man who had a lot of medical problems.  Now that he is gone, her circumstances are greatly reduced.  She’s living in a second floor room in a rooming house, a place where visiting nurses won’t come because of safety concerns.  Not being able to get such care is an issue at the moment because she has an acute and dangerous problem with her leg.  Swelling from a deep vein thrombosis has left her with a wound that isn’t healing.  It is an extremely painful

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  3. We are short 22 messages and $504 for this quilt — I will keep these numbers updated.

    MaureenMower is a widow of a man who had a lot of medical problems.  Now that he is gone, her circumstances are greatly reduced.  She’s living in a second floor room in a rooming house, a place where visiting nurses won’t come because of safety concerns.  Not being able to get such care is an issue at the moment because she has an acute problem with her leg.  Swelling from a deep vein thrombosis has left her with a wound that isn’t healing.  It is an extremely painful condition

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