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#429210 - 03/26/13 04:56 PM As bad as yesterday was, this day is Great.
Zug Offline

Registered: 02/18/13
Posts: 56
Loc: Progress
So yesterday sucked, bad. Today I went to VA on whim-i also had borrowed a car for the day- and walked into the director of the hospital's office and handled business in a way I have not been able to since I fell apart and my career ended. I calmly told about mistreatment by staff, proceedural issues that hurt us, etc. I have no idea where that poise and courage came from. As bad as I felt yesterday, I feel that good today, if that makes sense. This feels good. I,would,have gone to chat with this but I cant chat on this site w phone and laptop died. Thank all of you for listening and just being there, this is comfusing.
"what matters most is how well you walk through the fire"
-Charles Bukowski

#429239 - 03/26/13 10:51 PM Re: As bad as yesterday was, this day is Great. [Re: Zug]
SoccerStar Offline

Registered: 10/15/12
Posts: 928
High-five, Zug!

I'm so glad you were able to stand up for yourself. You've described some really tough times recently and I can only imagine the pride you must have felt. You deserve an advocate - and if it has to be you, then so be it.

My story

"Don't think it hasn't been a little slice of Heaven just because it hasn't!" --Bugs Bunny

#429241 - 03/26/13 10:57 PM Re: As bad as yesterday was, this day is Great. [Re: Zug]
traveler Offline

Registered: 02/07/06
Posts: 3965
Loc: settling in the USA again
good to hear that, Zug!

hope it brings you some positive results beyond feeling better about yourself - some practical help, treatment, correction of wrongs - whatever.

"My experience has shown me that I all too often tend to deny that which lies behind, but as I still believe, that which is denied cannot be healed." Brennan Manning, "All is Grace - A Ragamuffin Memoir"

#429287 - 03/27/13 10:37 AM Re: As bad as yesterday was, this day is Great. [Re: Zug]
Jude Offline

Registered: 08/09/12
Posts: 1633
Loc: New England
Hey Zug,

It took alot of courage and determination to do that. You are definitely making progress. Keep it up man.

I will remember you
Will you remember me?
Don't let your life pass you by
Weep not for the memories
Sarah McLachlan


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