Friday, July 9, 2010

Zombies Part Two

A friend I had posted about here, dropped by for an unexpected visit today. Seems he has had more health trouble. He fell down the stairs and had swelling on the brain. He doesn't recall much about it or the time frame. He was transported to a local hospital after being semi- conscience in his room at home for 2 days before any room mate decided to check on him after discovering blood on the floor outside his bedroom door. He vaguely recalls taking two bottles of pills in his haze. He wasn't sure if he was attempting suicide or not, but committed himself to a psyche ward at Duke University hospital for a month after the local hospital released him. They also checked him out for any issues with his lung transplant. It seems his entire reason to visit was once again to ask something of me. This time to move in here, because now there is an underlying tension with his room mates that makes him uncomfortable. I politely declined. The nerve of this guy is staggering. So is his stupidity. I feel for him, but I ain't going there. I have enough on my plate with my parents and my own problems. If he were on the streets homeless and couldn't drive his Range Rover, I may reconsider. Or if he had repaid any money what so ever or even returned a DVD from last year, I may reconsider. Since none of that applies, it ain't gonna happen.


Ray's Cowboy said...

Don't you hate assholes like that.

Lemuel said...

Stand firm, Dave. It appears that he has sufficient resources to be cared for - except for friends he has screwed along the way - and you have far too much on your plate now anyway.

anne marie in philly said...

what an insensitive jerk!

and you owe him NOTHING, dave!

let him sell his f-ing range rover, or live it it!

Russ Manley said...

You did the right thing bud. Some people make a career out of being helpless, you don't have to enable it.

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