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Daily Kos Community Quilts Project

Community Quilts are a way of sharing care, compassion and support for community members who are facing illness or other hardships.
  1. Republishing the first diary with an update: we are short $136 for this quilt — I will keep these numbers updated.

    Elenacarlena has been in a world of hurt.  After a sudden hospitalization and surgery in December (which saved her life), she has been on the long road to recovery ever since.  She’s had repeated procedures under anesthesia to dilate her esophagus (I can only imagine the pain) and is looking forward to more surgery later to repair a hiatal hernia.  Elenacarlena has well and truly been in a medical vortex of sorts, a very lonely place

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  2. Elenacarlena has been in a world of hurt.  After a sudden hospitalization and surgery in December, she has been on the long road to recovery ever since.  She’s had repeated procedures under anesthesia to dilate her esophagus (I can only imagine the pain) and is looking forward to more surgery later to repair a hiatal hernia.  Elenacarlena has well and truly been in a medical vortex of sorts, a very lonely place to be — and she remains a ways off from regaining her health.  It was a complicated situation, there were layers of things that were wrong.  Here is what she wrote to me

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  3. Messages are now complete!  Thanks everybody!

    Rosebuddear is experiencing severe pain from an injury and it may be awhile before she can get an appointment at the VA for help.  The other day, the pain was so intense, so overwhelming, she called out to the community for emotional support. That is exactly what community quilts are for, emotional support for facing illness or other hardship from the community for someone who needs it.  We all love

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