Tuesday, January 26, 2016

JAN 26 2016
FOUR  FINGER REPT---
WHAT HAPPENED? I WANTED TO HAIEE A TRIAL RUN ON TEH ORANGE LINES SUBWY TO SHANNON 47'S PLACE AT THE TOHER END OF THE LINE... ONLINE THEY SAID HANDICAP ACCESSABLE-I PARKED NEAR THE ENTRANCE...BUT THE ELEATOR WAS OUTSIDE AGAIN AT THE  TOWER TYPE BUILDING. PUSHED THE BUTTON-DOOR OPEND BENTLY WALKED IN , SCREAMED AND FLIPPED ON HI S SIDE SCREAMING AND SNAPPING- I REACHED FOR HIM. GOR ZA[PPED AND FELL SITTINT ON ONE FOLDED ( UNHAPPY )LEG. AS I WREACEHD FOR BENTLEY I GO  TZAPPED AGAIN..( I KNWO THAT STUFF FROM ELECROIC FENCING DAYSS) AHD HE LATCHED ONTO MY WRIST AND HELD ON.. AS I PULLED HIM OUTOF THE ELEVATOR ON HIS SIDE - ALL 160 POUNDS OF HIM- HE BIT TWICE MOR-- MY OTHER HAND AND THEN MY KNEE.. BEFORE HE LET GO- BUT BY THEN MY WRIST WAS BLEEDING PRETTY STEADILY-- SO I GRSBBED THAT AND SCREAMED FOR HELP-- THERE WAS A WOMAN ABOUTO 50 FEET AWAY WHO SAID W=SHE CALLED FOR AMBULANCE BUT SHE WAS AFRAID OGF DOGS.

BY THEN BENTLEY WAS STANDING QUIETLY RIGHT NEXT TO ME...SHE SCREAMED AT ME" HOLD ON TO HIM" AND THIHS IS WHERE ETHE COMEDY STARTS.. I COULDN'T HOLD HIS LEASH BECAUSE BLOOD WAS LEAKNG OUT PRETTY FAST-- SO I STUCK HIS LEASH ( THE ¼ X 20" PIEDE OF ROPE) IN MY MOUTH- AND THE ARRIVING EMT'S FELT MUCH BETTER ABOUT THAT... THE FIRE DEPT WAS THERE ALSO-- I TOLD THE ASSEMBLED CREW WHAT HAPPENED- AND THEY STOOD- SO I SUGGESTED THEY SHUT DOWN THE ELEVATOR.. AND ONE OF THE MEN PRODUCED A KEY AND TURNED IT IN TH ELOCWK. FOR OUT OF SERVICE.

CHAOS WAS STILL IN MY CAR- WHICH WAS PARKED NOT FAR AWAY- SO ONE OF THE FIREMEN SAID HE COULD DRIVE MY CAR TO THE HOSPITAL AS LON G AS I COULD ASSURE HIM THE OTHER DOG DIDN'T BITE...  CHAOS...KNOWN TO GET CONFUSED..-- SO I ASKED THEM TO PUT BENTLEY IN WITH HER... ALTHO I HAD MADE THEM FULLY AWARE THAT HE COULD /SHOUDL RIDE IN THE AMBU.. POOR BENTLY LOOKED BAC AT ME AS THEY TOOK HIM TO MY CAR..  BUT THEY RETURNED HIM TO ME IN THE ER WHERE HE COULD NOT HAFE BEEEN BETTER BEHAVED

THE EMT'S HAD WRAPPED MY WRISTS- BASICALLY TO CO=VER  UP THE MESS- SO THERE I SAT IN THE ER... WITH EVERYONE COMING OVER TO TALK ABOUT BENTLEY---WHILE MY WRISTS  GOT HURTING WORSE.. FINALLY THE WAY  I GOT ATTENTION WAS TO REST MY ARM OREHE RAIL OF THE BED AND DRIP RED BLOOD ON THE FLOOR...
SO A NURSE CAME AND UNWRAPPE THEM AND CLEANED THEM UP SOMEWHAT - LEFT ME SNG WITH  PEE PADS -  THERE ARE DOCTORS-- THEN THERE ARE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS- AND IN HTIS ER I WAS BEING TREATED BY AN ASSISTANT TO THE PHYSUCIAN'S ASSISTANT.. ( MEGAN ARRIVED AND TOOK BOTH DOGS HOME) OF COURSE I HAD NOTHING TO DO, EXCEPT STUDY  THE STERIL TECHNIQUIE OF THE VARIOUS PEOPLE WHO CAME AND WENT.

THERE IS AN ART TO HANDLING STUFF IN A STERILE MANNOR.  WWHICH DOES NOT INVOLVE PICKING UP DROPPED ITEMS FROM THE FLOOR WITH STERILE GLOVES... OR LOADING A SYRINGE ( TETNUS) WITH STERILE GLOVES WHEN YOU ARE HANDED TEH VIAL OUT OF THE CLOSET.. GEORGE (VETERNARIAN)WOUOLD HAVE HAD A FIT...
SHE DID PUT IN 2 STITCHES ACROSS A GAPING WOUND IN MY KNEE AFTER DISCUSSING IT AT LEGNTH WITH THE PA...-- AND SHE MADE 11 KNOTS..PER STITCH.. I COUNTED...I HAD NOTHING TO DO - THEN THEY COVERED EVERYTHING UP WITH WHITE BANAGES- AND NO ANTIBIOTIC GOO- BECAUSE THEY DIDN'T HAVE ANY... 2 WRISTS AND A KNEE... TEH SDP  VOLUNTEERS AND STAFF SWONG INTO ACTION DELIVERING AN EXTRA DRIVER  AND I WAS PICKED UP-
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PART 2
BENTLEEY WAS BREATHING - PUFFING SHALLOW BREATHS- .. GEORGE WAS ON DECK BY NOW AND HAD MEGAN COUNTING-- HE WAS BREATHING FASTER ET-- SO IT WAS DECIDED TO TAKE HIM DOWN FOR A LISTEN AND MAYBE AN XRAY-- CONCERN IN ELECTRICAL ACCIDENTS IS APPARENTLY  FLUID COLLECTING IN THE LUNGS/HEART// OR SOMEWHERE.. SO WE SAT AROUND ON THE FLOOR WITH BENTLEY AND COUNTED BREATHS.. HE DID NOT SEEM TO BE GETTING WORSE... SO WE WENT HOME-- GEORGE SAI 24-48 HOURS WE NEEDED TO MONITOR HIS BREATHING.
DURING THAT TIME GEROGE  GOT TO EXPLAINING WHAT HE DID WHEN HE GOT BITTEN- NOT WANTING TO BE ACCUSED OF GIVING MEDICAL ADVICE TO A HIMAN ( ME) HE DID SAY BEST THING WITH TO DOG BITES IS SOAING INA BETADINE SOLUTION- SO WE BOUGHT SOME ON THE WAY NOME AND GRACE MADE A SOLUTION IN A (CLEAN) DOG DISH-- I SOAKED AND SHE SCRUPPED  AND FOUND SOME NEOMYWHATERVER  AND REBANDAGED MY 2 WRISTS AND A KNEE.
 I FEEL ALOT BETTER TO HAVE SOME PROPER BANC=DAGING  AND ANTIBIOTIC  UNDERNEATH..
BUT IT HURTS
SO I DID NOT HAVE MUCH SLEEP-----WHEN YOU FIGURE THE CRUNCH OF BENTLEY'S JAWS AS HARD AS HE COULD ON MY WRITST- I WONDER IF THERE MAY BE OME BROKEN BONES IN THERE- SO I MAY JUST GO TO LAHEY TODAY AND SUGGEST AN XRAY..

THE PA'S ASSISTANT SAID MY HUGE KNEE WAS PROBABLY JUST FLUID...-- AND IT IS WORKING PRETTY WELL..

ABOUT 9PM ONE OF THE TV CHANNELS CALLED TO SEE "WHAT HAPPENED TO THE 78 YEAR LD WOMAN WHO GOT ELECTRUCUTED ON THE ORANGE LINE.."  THEY MUST LISTEN TO THE EMERGENCY RADIOS...
 WHEN I TOLD THEM IT WAS GEORGE'S FATHER-- EARS PERKED UP  THEY SAID THEY WOULD CALL TODAY.

I WONDERED WHO WAS THE BUILDING INSPECTOR-- AND WANT TO KNWO WHEN IT W AS INSPECTED LAST... NOT THAT I AM SUE INCLINED... BUT...GEORGE POINTED OUR IT WAS POINTLESS TO SUE---AT 78.. THEY WOLD PLAY THE ODDS OF ENDLESS DELAYS...

AND SO IT GOES..

12 comments:

  1. As horrible as all of this was, the image of you standing there with the leash in your mouth after the silly woman said that is too funny. I can imagine that yours eyes must have been speaking volumes to her.
    You're a kick tukas kind of lady and I'm proud to even be able to send a message to you.

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  2. Thank heaven both of you are all right in the in the end. I say sue 'em anyway, they deserve the hassle, and the attention it will get them for extremely sloppy maintenance. Had it been someone less able to cope, this could have been a very bad ending.
    Most important is that you and Bentley are none the worse for wear in the end.

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  3. I say sue, Bentley may have issues in the future with fear or anxiety and you may also have problems with the injuries. Take a well deserved vacation with any settlements or donate to your worthy cause.

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  4. I wish I could have been a fly on the wall for the conversation that firefighter must have had with Chaos about getting into Carlene's car! :) Good man -- I hope he doesn't get into any trouble for going above and beyond like that!!

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  5. Keep us informed about you and Bently. <3

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  6. Keep us informed about you and Bently. <3

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  7. Keep us informed about you and Bently. <3

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  8. Keep us informed about you and Bently. <3

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  9. First & foremost you & Bentley are ok. Meaning could of been worse. This needs to be investigated if elevator was properly maintained, inspected,etc . You should be compensated for any out of pocket expenses and pain and suffering. Please have someone check this out for you!

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  10. First & foremost you & Bentley are ok. Meaning could of been worse. This needs to be investigated if elevator was properly maintained, inspected,etc . You should be compensated for any out of pocket expenses and pain and suffering. Please have someone check this out for you!

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  11. Thank goodness you are both okay now. My daughter Haley volunteers at SDP and tells us all about everyone there, so we feel like you are family, and worry about you like family. Whether you sue or not, it's important to let the media get ahold of this story so that the MBTA is forced to have all their equipment checked. If it had been a child who was electrocuted instead of Bentley, every reporter in Massachusetts would have been all over this. You might be the person responsible for making public transportation safer for everyone. Take good care of yourself.

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  12. Wow. What a horrible event! (Year ago)
    That should have Never happened!
    You were too nice to everyone.
    I would have been screaming!!!!
    & poor Bentley, terrible.

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