Reflections: What I carry

I carry one stone, three quarters, a cellphone, and a small wedge of candle. On my neck I wear a Medic-Alert necklace.

When I go anywhere, I place this necklace carefully on my neck (I can’t wear it all the time because it stains my skin green). I put my pills in a pillbox and either put them in my pocket or my purse.

The one stone, three quarters, cellphone, and candle were not consciously put in my pocket. The cellphone is my emergency phone. If I am in an accident of if I have an emergency due to my sickness, I can call my husband if I am mobile. Or the emergency folks can see my emergency numbers on the cell.

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