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Do Not Resuscitate a Dead Relationship

Seven years went by and I still tried to save it

Photo: Jonatan Becerra via Unsplash

WWhen I was working in the ER, we’d often treat a “last-ditch effort.” This was the patient who was, for all intents and purposes, deceased. Paramedics had been doing CPR for over an hour, or the patient had been found down with no indication of how long they’d been without a pulse, or they’d have an injury that…

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Ellie Guzman

Ellie Guzman

TV writer trying to have it all. Former healthcare worker turned comedy goblin. My book “Rags to Rags“ is available here: https://amzn.to/369O9ac