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Old 01-15-2004, 12:25 AM #10 (permalink)
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once again, Joy & Carol.

I thank you for your kind words. I guess that is one way to look at the end. what I guess I was wondering is that some people have passed that were not as progressed as much as me. so I asked my Doctor on Monday through my wife Rita. Why am I still here.

"The bi-pap
machine is helping you to stay alive---Rita told us you use it to keep
you comfortable---if you are ready to die---you can stop the bi-pap
machine and we will increase the morphine to take away all the pain and
discomfort (this would probably happen within days). With the morphine
you will become more and more drowsy and will eventually pass away".

eventually a bipap can not keep up. so it's my choice, sooner or later. I guess this is the answer to which I was seeking.
do I want to live on machines?

thank you
xo
John
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