Sick of Collapse

youtube-Logo-4gc2reddit-logo

Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666
Friend us on Facebook

 

Published on The Doomstead Diner  on September 27, 2020

Discuss this article & video at the Medicine & Health table inside the Diner

 

If you're not a regular Diner frequenting the tables inside our establishment, you may not know quite how BAAAAD my health problems actually are just from my Utoob vids where I try tlo put a bright and cheery face onto the Collapse of Industrial Civilization.  No Cheery Face this week; not too many jokes either.  Reason is I came in for a landing at the Mat-Su Valley Regional Medical Center nearly 3 weeks ago and have been stuck ever since.  As Hospitals go, it's a good one, but Hospitals are a lousy place to finish out your life.

After a decade of following the progress of the Collapse of Industrial Civilization on the DoomsteadDiner.net and the CollapseCafe.com Utoob Channel, my body and physiology is starting to violently rebel against the non-stop flow of BULLSHIT being pitched at us by our "Leaders" on a daily basis. OK, to be fair this diagnosis has not been verified by any "doctors" currently treating my symptoms and failing epically to pave a smooth trip for me into the Great Beyond. However, many Diners have been showing a variety of symptoms of Collapse Sickness. The road ahead does not look good.

The view from my Hospital bed

My particular road requires a new machine, a Hospital Bed of my own for my digs so I don't have to die in this God Forsaken place or some Assisted Care Nursing Facility.  So I am out here BEGGING for money again to buy this bed with all the hydraulics which will cost me $2000 + $200 for delivery and assembly.  No donation is too small!  I'll also need to hire in Cripp;e Helpers more often than I have been over the last few months.  Medicare MAY pay for a PT 2 a week for a while, not sure how that one will go yet.  I'll be negotiating this next week with the Social Workers from my Hospital Offfice. lol.  My goal is to get out of here by Friday Oct 1st but I'm not counting on it by any means.  That is a very optimistic estimate.

Hopefully I can make the seat transfers from the bed to the Cripple Cart and the Cripple Cart to the Toilet and Office Chair.  That is my big current challenge, to do those all without assistance.  My Right Leg presnts the biggest challenge to standing up, it simply will not straighten again, no matter how many excruciating exercises I do courtesy of the PT  (Physical Therapist, Pain Today, Pure Torture).  Every day one of them comes in with a big smile and tells you how great you are doing and how much improvement you are making while you scream in agony at the latest exercize to do.

My symptoms of Collapse Sickness are relatively unique to me, but just about all the Diners show some sort of symptoms these days.  Depression is common, as is Denial.  Diners who have been friends and observers of Collapse for a Decade have turned on each other in a cannaballistic frenzy.  This for me has been the most painful aspect of Late-Stage Collapse, even more painful than the exercizes the PTs come up with for you to do with big rubber bands and broom handles.  I think many of even the most dedicated Doomers did not really want to accept that Collapse would arrive in their own lifetimes, and now they choose to blame the other Kollapsniks for the pain that has arrived at their doorsteps.

Knarf plays the Doomer Blues

https://image.freepik.com/free-icon/musical-notes-symbols_318-29778.jpg

Support the Diner
Search the Diner
Surveys & Podcasts

NEW SURVEY

Renewable Energy

VISIT AND FOLLOW US ON DINER SOUNDCLOUD

" As a daily reader of all of the doomsday blogs, e.g. the Diner, Nature Bats Last, Zerohedge, Scribbler, etc… I must say that I most look forward to your “off the microphone” rants. Your analysis, insights, and conclusions are always logical, well supported, and clearly articulated – a trifecta not frequently achieved."- Joe D
Archives
Global Diners

View Full Diner Stats

Global Population Stats

Enter a Country Name for full Population & Demographic Statistics

Lake Mead Watch

http://si.wsj.net/public/resources/images/NA-BX686_LakeMe_G_20130816175615.jpg

loading

Inside the Diner

Thanks for sharing your wisdom here Phil. Lots to take in here so I'm gonna read this over again later I think.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2020-12-15/joe-biden-asks-supporters-to-stay-ho...

Quote from: Eddie on Today at 01:34:32 PMI did get the app in for the PPP loan. It should be another 100K. As Ashvin mentioned, it will be a way of maybe carving of a lot of the EIDL Loan, which is nothing but long term...

I did get the app in for the PPP loan. It should be another 100K. As Ashvin mentioned, it will be a way of maybe carving of a lot of the EIDL Loan, which is nothing but long term debt.....no forgiveness on that one.

Quote from: Nearingsfault on Today at 12:00:28 PMQuote from: K-Dog on Today at 11:01:42 AMAs a not employed person.[img]https://external-content.duckduckgo.com/iu/?u=https%3A%2F%2Fuploa...

Recent Facebook Posts

No recent Facebook posts to show

Diner Twitter feed

Diner Newz Feeds
  • Surly
  • Agelbert
  • Knarf
  • Golden Oxen
  • Frostbite Falls

Quote from: UnhingedBecauseLucid on March 18, 2019 [...]

CleanTechnicaSupport CleanTechnica’s work via dona [...]

QuoteThe FACT that the current incredibly STUPID e [...]

Quote from: K-Dog on February 24, 2020, 06:23:52 P [...]

I wonder how much these coins have been debased? [...]

Precious tip of the day.....Buy silver NOW  She [...]

Scientists have unlocked the power of gold atoms b [...]

Quote from: azozeo on August 14, 2019, 10:41:33 AM [...]

I am OUT of Jury Service!  I got summoned to be a [...]

Quote from: Eddie on May 16, 2020, 10:30:30 AMQuot [...]

Quote from: RE on May 16, 2020, 08:20:06 AMQuote f [...]

Quote from: RE on May 16, 2020, 08:20:06 AMQuote f [...]

Alternate Perspectives
  • Two Ice Floes
  • Jumping Jack Flash
  • From Filmers to Farmers

  Tyranny, Inc.   By Alexander Macris Contemplations on the Tree of Woe   What government wants to d [...]

Getting Out of Dodge By Cognitive Dissonance     Recently I received an email from a reader who aske [...]

Penalizing Prudence By Cognitive Dissonance     “Economy, prudence, and a simple life are the sure m [...]

Harvest at Chez Cog By Cognitive Dissonance   It became obvious to Mrs. Cog and I by early February [...]

  Perhaps a Crumble Rather Than a Collapse Chapter One By Cognitive Dissonance     “...we can endure [...]

Event Update For 2020-01-18http://jumpingjackflashhypothesis.blogspot.com/2012/02/jumping-jack-flash-hypothesis-its-gas.htmlThe [...]

Event Update For 2021-01-17http://jumpingjackflashhypothesis.blogspot.com/2012/02/jumping-jack-flash-hypothesis-its-gas.htmlThe [...]

Event Update For 2021-01-16http://jumpingjackflashhypothesis.blogspot.com/2012/02/jumping-jack-flash-hypothesis-its-gas.htmlThe [...]

Event Update For 2021-01-15http://jumpingjackflashhypothesis.blogspot.com/2012/02/jumping-jack-flash-hypothesis-its-gas.htmlThe [...]

Event Update For 2021-01-14http://jumpingjackflashhypothesis.blogspot.com/2012/02/jumping-jack-flash-hypothesis-its-gas.htmlThe [...]

In the meantime, industrialised chickens – and their viruses – have come home to roost in Victoria, [...]

Based on extensive scientific research, a fictional reminder that COVID-19 is but a mild pandemic – [...]

In other words, treat COVID-19 like a dry-run for the upcoming “big one” [...]

However don't expect strikes and yellow vests to fix underlying problems [...]

Daily Doom Photo

man-watching-tv

Sustainability
  • Peak Surfer
  • SUN
  • Transition Voice

"Forbidden from attending the annual rites of football in facepaint and cheesehead-hats, frustr [...]

"The question is not how long or for what cost it would take to scale up Carbon Dioxide Removal [...]

"Haaland’s very existence is proof that the collapse of Chaco culture did not augur extinction [...]

"There is no more evidence Russians were behind the SolarWinds hack than that Donald Trump was [...]

"Social theorists today work within a crumbling social matrix…. The old order has the picks of [...]

The folks at Windward have been doing great work at living sustainably for many years now.  Part of [...]

 The Daily SUN☼ Building a Better Tomorrow by Sustaining Universal Needs April 3, 2017 Powering Down [...]

Off the keyboard of Bob Montgomery Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666 Friend us on Facebook Publishe [...]

Visit SUN on Facebook Here [...]

Camus didn't predict Covid, but he studied enough about pandemics throughout history to depict [...]

Sarah Chayes spent decades studying networks of corruption in the Third World. Now she's findin [...]

What extinction crisis? Believe it or not, there are still climate science deniers out there. And th [...]

My new book, Abolish Oil Now, will talk about why the climate movement has failed and what we can do [...]

A new climate protest movement out of the UK has taken Europe by storm and made governments sit down [...]

Top Commentariats
  • Our Finite World
  • Economic Undertow

In reply to Gail Tverberg. I am seeing reports about the ice cream but not about any shut down of pr [...]

In reply to MM. Yes. Good point. But having some of that stuff on hand will help you to get through [...]

I wanted to pint out that a "solution to a problem" can easily be found to a problem, that [...]

"Why is BILL GATES Buying ALL the Farmland?" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifyzPe-59DI [...]

In reply to Norman Pagett. But is that really at all plausible? Before the election, Harris stated t [...]

In reply to steve from virginia. Right you are. I see you have a Twitter poll asking when Trump [...]

I forgot to mention Daniel Denvir on The Dig. He does really good work and is easy to listen to. [...]

@Volvo and MR; other than EU where do you go to get current news and analysis? I imagine you both us [...]

In reply to Volvo740.... I don't think the media blatantly lies the way the official press of t [...]

I do find it interesting that Trump sliced right down the middle of the bloggers too. Kunstler, for [...]

RE Economics

Going Cashless

Off the keyboard of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Simplifying the Final Countdown

Off the keyboard of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Bond Market Collapse and the Banning of Cash

Off the microphone of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Do Central Bankers Recognize there is NO GROWTH?

Discuss this article @ the ECONOMICS TABLE inside the...

Singularity of the Dollar

Off the Keyboard of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Kurrency Kollapse: To Print or Not To Print?

Off the microphone of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

SWISSIE CAPITULATION!

Off the microphone of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Of Heat Sinks & Debt Sinks: A Thermodynamic View of Money

Off the keyboard of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Merry Doomy Christmas

Off the keyboard of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Peak Customers: The Final Liquidation Sale

Off the keyboard of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Collapse Fiction
Useful Links
Technical Journals

Besides a proper agronomic management followed by Nepalese farmers, wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) pro [...]

Existing survey instruments of trust in science and scientists that focus on the general public are [...]

This paper presents an analysis to foresee renewable design requirement changes of net- zero carbon [...]

Climate change is expected to have an impact on the geographical distribution ranges of species. End [...]

Climate change is a key issue in sustainable tourism, both in terms of the greenhouse gas emissions [...]

Follow on our http://www.doomsteaddiner.net/forum/