Brian’s Column: Omamacare VII

Rites of final passage
by Brian Wright

[Omamacare VI]

Mom w Boopie BearWe left it in the previous incarnation of Omamacare (VI) that I was walking on air, with a view to having found that magic bullet—it was to be nutrition that would bring Mom back to full function, symbolically in her stated desire for a simple hamburger—to keep her going. Sadly, no sooner had I taken sleep and nourishment back at home then returned to the hospital next day (Valentine’s Day of all days), that my hopes were dashed. Lying in the bed there in luxo-suite C341, she’s being dialyzed and showing no real signs of thriving. Still, I hope to see improvement after dialysis and rest, with another hit of the enhanced nutrients, later in the day. Continue reading