If you became involved in a car accident or had a stroke in a public place, you will first be taken by the personnel of emergency medical service (EMS) and then transported via ambulance to the hospital. At hospital, doctors will examine you, assign medicines, and let you rest in the hospital beds for a while.
You probably won’t spend too much time in the waiting room, but the waiting room is comfortable anyway. Vending machines and water are available. Depending on when you visit, there are usually only a few people in the waiting room, and I have never seen it full. It is clean, quiet, and modern.
An hour later we arrived at the Plaza Hotel, which was an eight-story concrete building. It housed at least 200 Americans. The front entrance was near the busy street and was guarded by a four man Vietnamese military guard force which was protected by an effective concrete wall.
My family survived that storm. But it still broke my granddad’s shoulder, my grandma’s back and I heard my aunt was found way down the road in a ditch. They have all passed over the years, but that tornado couldn’t beat them. But they did have to rebuild their lives and home.
I’m thinking about those words as I arrange for my uncle to be on the hospice program, for a speech therapist for my nearly nonverbal aunt, order wheelchairs and hasta karyolası, make dentist appointments for my aunt’s broken tooth and uncle’s ancient dentures, fill out a blizzard of forms, plan a party for my uncle’s 100th birthday and for his and my aunt’s 65th anniversary, and bite my nails nubby over how we’re going to continue paying for the care of two thrown-away seniors.
Do not talk about the sickness. Focus on other subject. If you are suffering from flu, do not tell others how bad your nose feels. Do not feel the pain and uncomfortable about the body condition. Instead focus on something you are grateful for. Perhaps you can focus on your fingers. See your fingers playing the piano. Feel good about it.
So I urge you to get out of your “wait loss” mode and into creating your own click right now to lose weight, healthfully and permanently. Turn your wait loss into real weight loss. You can do it.