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I don't know if I'd use another person's catheter that they had in their car.
kinda makes me want to urinate
To pee, or not to pee, that is the question...
wow...he knew it was a blood clot preventing him from urinating?
This must happen a lot to him. You'd think he'd keep a few spares on him at all times.
Were there no other 'human interest' stories that could have run besides this nonsense?
I'm really happy this man is alright and I'm glad he finished the race since it was clearly so important to him but geez....
Unless there is another underlying story like:
this is another surprise thing that happens when you get up in years that your father never bothered to tell you about...
as the poster above said, this is way too much information.
Did it occur to him to ask if it was clean? "Oh it was in the glovebox - I picked it up at the Goodwill, never know when you'll need one". Gee, next time someone has a heart problem I hope some kind Samaritan has an old pacemaker laying around in the trunk.
Look it up. But your point is well made. :-)
but I'm always a bit surprised at how folks can tolerate the most graphic expositions in the press about illicit and criminal sex acts, but then, all of a sudden, grow squeamish when the topic shifts to basic physiological functions in aging subjects. It's almost as if the truth about aging is the new, unmentionable taboo topic. That needs to change, particularly with the aging of the boomers. So take off your blinders, and prepare to get "real" about aging. To the person concerned about using another person's catheter, understand that they are packaged and sealed to assure that they are sterile for safe use.
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