Hackneyed stereotyped conventional ignorance about amputation
rsasby at msn.com
Thu Feb 3 09:36:17 PST 2000
> I disagree. Maturity is your paperboy becoming your cardiologist. Maturity
> is discovering you have gray body hair. Maturity is not being able to
> all night cause you have to get up and pee 3 times. Maturity is not being
> able to leave the doctors office without a very personal encounter that
> would think he'd have the decency to kiss you first or at least buy you
Well Joe, those are aspects of maturity as well, but I like to think of
maturity as a mental state, what you describe here is a physical state, and
hell it just means you're getting old ! LOL!
> I think every illness comes with it's own dementia. Amputation is no
> exception. It takes a while to see it but it's there and we all suffer
> it to various degrees. I think things would be different if we were all
> to face.
Can't argue this either, but I tend to think that the degree of illness
related dementia is in good proportion to the pre-illness degree of
dementia. :o) Face to face? Just clarifies the insanity.
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