The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi80° Mostly Sunny

Tonight

Lo56° Breezy

Wednesday

Hi77° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo52° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi79° Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo54° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi83° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo57° Clear

Saturday

Hi86° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo57° Clear

Safety Valve: Letters from our readers

Send to Kindle
Print This

A memorable event

“Thanks for the memory.” That phrase sounds out of context when I’m referring to my two-week stay at Central Washington Hospital and one-week stay at Cascade Hospital. Viral pneumonia can be fatal. I wasn’t awake for any of the short hospital stays at Cascade and the ambulance trip to Central Washington Hospital in December. I woke up in a hospital room about 24 hours later in a daze and wondered where I was, with two to three people watching me from a window or a nurse coming in to talk about how I felt or where I was. It seemed I was in left field, not remembering, but I felt safe and sleepy.

View my optionsorSign in