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Woman who came out of long coma on Fox News at 10 pm Eastern - Greta's show
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Posted on 11/05/2003 7:00:56 PM PST by cpforlife.org

I just caught a preview for Greta's show.

Woman who came out of long coma on Fox News at 10 pm Eastern - Greta's show.

I suppose they'll connect to Terri's story?


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: foxnews; prolife; terrischiavo
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1 posted on 11/05/2003 7:00:58 PM PST by cpforlife.org
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To: MHGinTN; Coleus; nickcarraway; Mr. Silverback; Canticle_of_Deborah; TenthAmendmentChampion; ...
PING
2 posted on 11/05/2003 7:03:15 PM PST by cpforlife.org (The Missing Key of the Pro-Life Movement is at www.CpForLife.org)
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To: cpforlife.org
Thanks cpforlife.org,I just put it on.
3 posted on 11/05/2003 7:09:40 PM PST by fatima (Prayers for all our troops,also Karen,4ID,stay safe.)
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I'm shocked, stunned, and amazed Greta will cut away from the Scott Peterson case to talk about something else.
4 posted on 11/05/2003 7:24:19 PM PST by CounterCounterCulture
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To: cpforlife.org
It's probably the same woman O'Reilly had on his show this evening. It was a chilling interview. She said she was aware of everything the whole time, but was unable to communicate. She was taken off of her feeding tube for 8 days and was in horrible pain. The husband said he realized she was responsive before the tube was removed, but it took 3 weeks to convince the doctors. She was then hooked back up to the feeding tube and therapy was started. To look at her now, one would never know what she has gone through.
5 posted on 11/05/2003 7:30:11 PM PST by RGVTx ("France seems to us an aging whore desperate to attract even the most diseased customers.")
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To: cpforlife.org
I saw her on O'Reilly. It was scary...She heard and knew everything.
6 posted on 11/05/2003 7:31:43 PM PST by blam
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To: blam
"I saw her on O'Reilly. It was scary...She heard and knew everything."

She also was subjected to an operation, didn't get much anesthetic, and felt every part of it.

Barbaric.

7 posted on 11/05/2003 7:34:49 PM PST by Senormechanico ("Face piles of trials with smiles...it riles them to believe that you perceive the web they weave.)
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To: RGVTx; blam
"she was aware of everything the whole time, but was unable to communicate"

Absolutely horrifying.
8 posted on 11/05/2003 7:35:05 PM PST by cpforlife.org (The Missing Key of the Pro-Life Movement is at www.CpForLife.org)
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To: CounterCounterCulture
>>I'm shocked, stunned, and amazed Greta will cut away from the Scott Peterson case to talk about something else.

Greta is hurting to fill her time slot today. Caught off guard in Modesto with Scott Peterson's case postponed.

O'Reilly already did 5 minutes with this woman on his OWN
show, and now will interview her longer on Greta's.

The first interview focused on how TERRIBLY PAINFUL it is to
have your FEEDING TUBE removed.

The other MAJOR point was,
you can NEVER tell when someone who is apparently 'gone',
is really still alive and functioning and hearing every word, and could still snap out of it.

The GOOD NEWS is this woman is VERY INTERESTING to hear,
and the parallels to Terri Schiavo were NOT LOST on Bill.

BILL is coming around! He USED to only mimic M.S. and CNN's
drivel, like ~let the poor woman die in peace~

I will have both interviews on Tivo and either summarize or post the whole thing later.
9 posted on 11/05/2003 7:36:29 PM PST by Future Useless Eater (Freedom_Loving_Engineer)
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To: FL_engineer
Just tuning in now--have I missed the interview already?
10 posted on 11/05/2003 7:40:15 PM PST by NautiNurse (Everyone is born right handed. Only the exceptionally gifted overcome it.)
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To: NautiNurse
Hasn't been on Greta's show yet.
11 posted on 11/05/2003 7:50:44 PM PST by RGVTx ("France seems to us an aging whore desperate to attract even the most diseased customers.")
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To: RGVTx
She was taken off of her feeding tube for 8 days and was in horrible pain. The husband said he realized she was responsive before the tube was removed, but it took 3 weeks to convince the doctors. She was then hooked back up to the feeding tube and therapy was started.

Thank you for sharing this.

12 posted on 11/05/2003 8:02:24 PM PST by MarMema (KILLING ISN'T MEDICINE)
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To: NautiNurse; All
Greta didn't have the story but O'Reilly is repeating now for those who want to see it.
13 posted on 11/05/2003 8:03:15 PM PST by RGVTx ("France seems to us an aging whore desperate to attract even the most diseased customers.")
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To: MarMema
You're welcome. Catch the interveiw comming up on O'Reilly within the hour.
14 posted on 11/05/2003 8:06:17 PM PST by RGVTx ("France seems to us an aging whore desperate to attract even the most diseased customers.")
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To: NautiNurse; All
Sorry folks. I heard just what I wrote in the thread.

At least ORiely is now repeating for those who didn't see the same woman O'Reilly had on his show this evening.

See post 5
15 posted on 11/05/2003 8:08:22 PM PST by cpforlife.org (The Missing Key of the Pro-Life Movement is at www.CpForLife.org)
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To: cpforlife.org
Bump
16 posted on 11/05/2003 8:13:03 PM PST by Canticle_of_Deborah
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To: cpforlife.org
Let's look at the bright side...at least some folks will see it repeated on O'Reilly that might have missed it if not for your thread.
17 posted on 11/05/2003 8:13:24 PM PST by RGVTx ("France seems to us an aging whore desperate to attract even the most diseased customers.")
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To: cpforlife.org
I really hate to write what I think about all this Terry Story. As a physician I can only say you can not judge each case by what you hear on T.V. Unless I could review all the notes etc. I refuse to comment on these types of cases. Surely you all know that you can not base your beliefs on what you hear from the media. To make a educated opinion you would have to have been this person's physicians from the beginning of their disease. I am sorry but there are many different dimensions to these cases to boil them all down to such simple answers. I as a physician have taken care of many terminal patients and care for many in a nursing home. Some things that modern medicine can do by technology are not humane in any way. I know this and I for sure as heck would not want to be kept alive with a feeding tube under certain circumstances. And I'm sorry but when you marry your spouse is your next of kin under law.Conservatives are crapping in their own pampers wanting the GOVERNMENT to decide life and death decisions. I thought we supported marriage. I agree this case is awful because you have the husband and the womans family in court for over a decade arguing. You can hate all physicians as much as you want to but it will be a cold day in hell that I would want to be in her condition being keep alive by an artificial means with a tube placed surgically outside of my abdomen. And I admit she is probalby not brain dead(from what I have read) but her chances of getting better is 0%. I watched my Dad die a death he did not diserve but I would never have kept him "alive" for my own benefit.
18 posted on 11/05/2003 8:14:04 PM PST by therut
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To: therut
Watch the interview. Video is shown of this woman during her ordeal. As I said, you'd never know it now by looking at her, but she looked to be in as bad of shape as Terri, at one time.
19 posted on 11/05/2003 8:18:51 PM PST by RGVTx ("France seems to us an aging whore desperate to attract even the most diseased customers.")
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To: therut
BTW...her doctors were saying the same about her that you say about Terri...0% for recovery. She's a walking, talking, nice looking woman now.
20 posted on 11/05/2003 8:22:40 PM PST by RGVTx ("France seems to us an aging whore desperate to attract even the most diseased customers.")
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To: therut
I refuse to comment on these types of cases.

It seems to me that you just did.

you can not judge each case by what you hear on T.V.

That's very true ...... and "what you hear on T.V." includes such things as the fact that Terri is comatose and/or in a vegetative state, is on life support, and other mistaken information.

I thought we supported marriage.

I strongly support marriage .... therefore I find it abhorrent that the "husband" is living with a girlfriend (by whom he has one child already and another on the way) and pulling the ultimate in-your-face stunt by taking that girlfriend to the hospital to see Terri. It seems that he is the one who doesn't see Terri as his wife, to honor and to cherish til death parts them.

I am very sorry about your father. I will remember you in my prayers.

21 posted on 11/05/2003 8:32:45 PM PST by kayak (The Vast, Right-Wing Conspiracy is truly Vast! [JohnHuang2])
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To: RGVTx
Thats true! Thanks.
22 posted on 11/05/2003 8:36:41 PM PST by cpforlife.org (The Missing Key of the Pro-Life Movement is at www.CpForLife.org)
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To: RGVTx
The husband said he realized she was responsive before the tube was removed, but it took 3 weeks to convince the doctors. She was then hooked back up to the feeding tube and therapy was started. To look at her now, one would never know what she has gone through.

Here's a question .. Why did he have to convince the doctors??

23 posted on 11/05/2003 8:46:19 PM PST by Mo1 (http://www.favewavs.com/wavs/cartoons/spdemocrats.wav)
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To: Mo1
I can only guess at the answer to your question. So I won't.

Interview is up next.
24 posted on 11/05/2003 8:48:14 PM PST by RGVTx ("France seems to us an aging whore desperate to attract even the most diseased customers.")
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To: cpforlife.org
Sorry folks. I heard just what I wrote in the thread.

I heard it also .. but thought I has missed it since I didn't see it

It's on O'Reilly Show's NOW!!

25 posted on 11/05/2003 8:49:17 PM PST by Mo1 (http://www.favewavs.com/wavs/cartoons/spdemocrats.wav)
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To: RGVTx
WOW!!! .. What an interview
26 posted on 11/05/2003 8:54:40 PM PST by Mo1 (http://www.favewavs.com/wavs/cartoons/spdemocrats.wav)
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To: Mo1
Agreed! Sure makes me want to err on the side of caution.
27 posted on 11/05/2003 8:57:28 PM PST by RGVTx ("France seems to us an aging whore desperate to attract even the most diseased customers.")
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To: RGVTx; Brad's Gramma; All
Woman who was on Bill's show has a website: http://www.katesjourney.com/
28 posted on 11/05/2003 9:05:08 PM PST by cpforlife.org (The Missing Key of the Pro-Life Movement is at www.CpForLife.org)
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To: cpforlife.org
Did they follow up with something like "If only Terri would come out of her brain dead coma...?"
29 posted on 11/05/2003 9:07:01 PM PST by Naspino (I am in no way associated with the views expressed in your posts.)
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To: cpforlife.org
Bumping!!!! #28

THANKS!
30 posted on 11/05/2003 9:13:40 PM PST by Brad’s Gramma (I have a good recipe for Spotted Owl!)
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To: therut
As a physician I can only say you can not judge each case by what you hear on T.V.

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And I am glad I am not your patient and never will be.

31 posted on 11/05/2003 9:18:24 PM PST by RLK
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To: Mo1
See #28.

WHAT a website. WHAT a story....she's got Terri's home page linked to hers.
32 posted on 11/05/2003 9:19:31 PM PST by Brad’s Gramma (I have a good recipe for Spotted Owl!)
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To: therut
You can hate all physicians as much as you want to but it will be a cold day in hell that I would want to be in her condition being keep alive by an artificial means with a tube placed surgically outside of my abdomen. And I admit she is probalby not brain dead(from what I have read) but her chances of getting better is 0%.

For the record, I don't hate all physicians .. but I don't think all physicians are correct.

I had a friend, who keep going to her doctor because something wasn't right, she kept getting headaches and dizzy spells. He kept telling her one thing after another. It was an ear infection, she wasn't eating properly, blah blah blah. After some time and not getting the answers she needed, she finally bucked the ins. company and her doctor .. went to another doctor and paid for the visit and test herself. Turns out that she had a brain tumor. but it was to advanced to be operated on and she ended up dying at the age of 28 yrs. old on a Christmas Eve, leaving behind a 2 yr old son and husband.

The point of that story is that not all doctors are correct. In this case far more doctors have stated in their opinion that Terry could be rehabilitated then ones that say she can't. So why not give Terry the rehabilitation to see if it works before trying to kill her?

I may not agree with you on pulling the tube if it was you, but I can respect it. And as an educated person, I am assuming that you have instructions in writing should this occur to you.

Problem here is, Terry didn't leave instructions (unless you believe her husband to be an honest person) .. so should it not fall on the side of caution and let her live before trying to put her to death?

33 posted on 11/05/2003 9:22:58 PM PST by Mo1 (http://www.favewavs.com/wavs/cartoons/spdemocrats.wav)
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To: Senormechanico
She also was subjected to an operation, didn't get much anesthetic, and felt every part of it. Barbaric.

I've heard about this happening to normal people in surgery....they could feel and hear everything that was going on but they were paralyzed and couldn't do anything. Scarey!

34 posted on 11/05/2003 9:23:54 PM PST by Jorge
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To: cpforlife.org
This woman and her husband are a real inspiration. Saw them on O'Reilly. Hope I get to see it. Thanks for the heads up.
35 posted on 11/05/2003 9:24:57 PM PST by Saundra Duffy (For victory & freedom!!!)
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To: therut
You can hate all physicians as much as you want to but it will be a cold day in hell that I would want to be in her condition being keep alive...

Sorry about your dad, but those like you who have lost a loved one this way are OVERLY eager to justify death in ALL OTHER cases like these.

We don't hate physicians. We LOVE and BELIEVE the 20 or so caring doctors and medical providers who swear under oath Terri RESPONDS, and even TALKS, and CAN get better with treatment.

We BELIEVE the witnesses who say Terri was about to ask her violently abusive and quick tempered husband for a DIVORCE.

We BELIEVE Terri's friend from work who warned her NOT to be home alone when her angry husband got home.

We BELIEVE the medical experts who testify she was most likely STRANGLED that night.

We BELIEVE the husband deliberately withheld ANY treatment or rehab after he won the money, because now, he just wants her dead.

We BELIEVE Terri deserves the DIVORCE she attempted to seek in 1990.

We BELIEVE Terri's parents and siblings love her and wish to take over her care and rehabilitation, even WITHOUT the money.

We BELIEVE Terri's BEST FRIEND Diane Meyer, who says Terri argued ANGRILY in FAVOR of keeping a comatose patient ALIVE, claiming "Where there's life, there's hope"

We BELIEVE Judge Greer is a monster who ignores all other testimony that disagrees with the husband.

We BELIEVE the husband has ordered Terri cremated IMMEDIATELY upon her death WITHOUT an autopsy.

We BELIEVE Terri is the WORST POSSIBLE poster-child for the right-to-die crowd.

36 posted on 11/05/2003 9:35:58 PM PST by Future Useless Eater (Freedom_Loving_Engineer)
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To: Jorge
I've heard about this happening to normal people in surgery....they could feel and hear everything that was going on but they were paralyzed and couldn't do anything. Scarey!

It happens alot with C-sections .. it happened to 2 of my sisters .. one it happened to twice, even though she switched doctors and hostpials, after the first time

37 posted on 11/05/2003 9:36:55 PM PST by Mo1 (http://www.favewavs.com/wavs/cartoons/spdemocrats.wav)
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To: FL_engineer
I understand what happened. O'Reilly's first repeat comes on just after Greta's show.

So she was plugging the Shiavo-related story that she KNEW would be on O'Reilly.
38 posted on 11/05/2003 9:43:37 PM PST by Future Useless Eater (Freedom_Loving_Engineer)
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To: therut
The definition of terminal has been perverted by some to include people deemed useless or unworthy of life, instead of just people dying of disease or illness.

I know this and I for sure as heck would not want to be kept alive with a feeding tube under certain circumstances. And I'm sorry but when you marry your spouse is your next of kin under law.Conservatives are crapping in their own pampers wanting the GOVERNMENT to decide life and death decisions.

You're making a common mistake. You're trying to apply your wishes to her life. Sure you might not want to live that way, and you might not believe that anyone would. But, what bearing does that have in regards to Terri's wishes? She made had no advanced directive. Which brings us to your statement about marriage. Setting aside the fact that the husband has extramarital interests that cloud his judgement as a guardian, Terri has rights. Rights are not nullified by marriage.

It is a contradiction we hear so often that Terri's right to die is being infringed upon with no mention of her individual right to life not to be denied by disability, as protected by the Florida Constitution. Being human and with rights, with no advanced directive, and not being terminally ill, for Terri to die requires intervention; i.e. someone has to kill her. This goes against the state law that disallows euthanasia. This is because this isn't about her right to die, but her husband's hope to have a right to kill her.

This is not about conservatives wanting government intervention in deciding life or death. The conservative in us is fighting a poorly written right-to-die law that is allowing some to pervert it into a tool for killing others. A right to die does not equal another's right to kill. The conservative opinion recognizes the sanctity of life and an individual's rights, including that of life.
39 posted on 11/05/2003 9:48:27 PM PST by kenth (Terri is human. Her life is no less valuable than yours or mine.)
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To: Brad's Gramma
Thanks .. WOW!
40 posted on 11/05/2003 9:50:54 PM PST by Mo1 (http://www.favewavs.com/wavs/cartoons/spdemocrats.wav)
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To: Jorge
I've heard about this happening to normal people in surgery....they could feel and hear everything that was going on but they were paralyzed and couldn't do anything. Scarey!

Almost happened to me about 25 years ago. They gave me the IV anesthetic and started talking about getting the instruments ready. I could hear but not open my eyes or move my arms (one was taped down). I was thinking "I have to kick!". Luckily I could. They said "He's not completely under"and gave me some more.

41 posted on 11/05/2003 10:43:06 PM PST by Wacka
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To: cpforlife.org
And just look at this story from ANANOVA:
[Maybe Bryan Adams could come down to Florida and sing for Terri???]

Woman wakes from seven year coma at Bryan Adams concert

A German woman has woken up from a seven year coma after she was taken in a wheelchair to see Bryan Adams in concert.

Christiane Kittel, now 24, was a pupil at her local school in Regensburg, when she fell into a coma.

Doctors diagnosed a lung embolism and, despite emergency surgery to save her life, Christiane never fully recovered - spending the last seven years in a coma.

Her mother, Adelheid Kittel, said: "Bryan Adams was always her biggest hero and she loved his music before she fell into a coma.

"When I heard about the concert in Regensburg I knew straight away that I had to take her there. I decided that Christiane had to hear him.

"Christiane was sitting in her special wheelchair and suddenly she started showing reactions that for seven years we have been dreaming of.

"She opened her eyes and actually watched what was going on, she started to move in the wheelchair, and she was totally fascinated by the music and the singer.

"I will never forget it, I could have hugged the whole world. When we got back to the clinic she was still animated, and three times she called my name, she said Mama."

Her doctor Gerhard Weber confirmed she has suffered no relapses since the recovery. He said: "She is a perfect example of the fact that despite the very worst injuries there is always hope."


Story filed: 10:32 Wednesday 12th March 2003

42 posted on 11/05/2003 10:45:01 PM PST by slym
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To: cpforlife.org
Kate Adamson

Wasn't her story wonderful?
43 posted on 11/05/2003 10:56:12 PM PST by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: cpforlife.org
Thanks for that link!
44 posted on 11/05/2003 10:59:01 PM PST by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Salvation
Yes indeed! And look at post 42.
45 posted on 11/05/2003 11:03:12 PM PST by cpforlife.org (The Missing Key of the Pro-Life Movement is at www.CpForLife.org)
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To: therut
And I'm sorry but when you marry your spouse is your next of kin under law.Conservatives are crapping in their own pampers wanting the GOVERNMENT to decide life and death decisions.

1) This particular "spouse" is living with and has fathered a child by, another woman. 2) Yes, even conservatives want the government to protect the lives of people -- even when it's another family member who's threatening someone's life. ARe you saying that the government has no role to protect children if they're being beaten savagely by their parents, or old people if they're being subjected to elder abuse? Protection of life is one of the few things government is created to do. And that duty doesn't stop merely because the threat to someone's life comes from a spouse or blood relative.

46 posted on 11/05/2003 11:12:30 PM PST by churchillbuff
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To: therut
I agree with you that we conservatives are curiously standing too near the wrong side of the bed in this case. To let the government decide when you can't pull the plug on a spouse, whose condition would otherwise be terminal, also gives the government the power to decide when you must!
However, in this case we aren't being asked to have government decide whether to keep someone on extrordinary life-perserving machinery without which she would expire. We are being asked to have the state, through the courts, authorize the witholding of food as a method of inducing a "natural death"! Well shucks...we all could die that way, naturally. If she were on a heart-lung machine or being otherwise artificially supported I would agree that shutting off the power to allow death to occur does nothing unatural. But I must draw the line at starving people to death because their "mind done gone".
47 posted on 11/05/2003 11:40:35 PM PST by cartoonistx
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To: cpforlife.org
From FoxNews Channel - "The O'Reilly Factor" - Wednesday, 05 nov 2003

O'Reilly: The Back of the Book segment tonight, the parents of Terri Schiavo are hoping for a miracle. Their daugter has been in a vegetative state for 13 years, as you know... Ms. Schiavo's husband wants her to die, and so do many in the state of Florida.

But listen to THIS, In 1995, Kate Adamson was in a similar position. She was in a vegetative state after suffering a stroke. For almost 70 days, she was almost TOTALLY unresponsive. Doctors finally PULLED her feeding tube. And for 8 days, she was dying.

Then, Ms. Adamson began responding on her OWN. Doctors quickly put the feeding tube back in, and she recovered. Joining us now from Los Angeles, is Kate Adamson, and her husband Steven Klugman. Ms Adamson has written a book called "Kate's Journey - Triumph Over Adversity".

O'Reilly: So, ahh, in the Schiavo case, Ms. Adamson, you must have VERY strong feelings about that?

Adamson: I do. I have a HUGE perspective about what Terri is going through.

O'Reilly: What would that be?

Adamson: Well especially after having gone thru this myself, and the doctors assuming I was in a vegetative state, ahh when in fact I was TOTALLY aware of what was going on around me.

O'Reilly: Could you hear? Could you hear people, and see...

Adamson: I could hear, and see everything going on around me, and I had NO way to commmunicate with anyone.

O'Reilly: So you were like, paralized in every way, but you could HEAR the words, you KNEW when your husband was in the room when he was there, and all of that?

Adamson: Exactly. I KNEW what I wanted to say, ahh, I was completely PARALIZED. I had NO way of communicating at all.

O'Reilly: This is amazing. Its like an Edgar Allen Poe story...
So when they took the feeding tube out, what went thru your mind?

Adamson: When the feeding tube was turned off for eight days, ahh I was... thought I was going insane. I was screaming out, "Don't you know, I NEED to EAT!".

Adamson: And even though, until that point, I had been having a bagful of Ensure as my nourishment that was going thru the feeding tube, at that point, it sounded pretty good. Ahh, I just wanted something, ahh the fact that I had nothing, the hunger pains overrode EVERY thought I had.

O'Reilly: So you were feeling PAIN? when they removed your tube?

Adamson: Oh, ABSOLUTELY. Absolutely... To say that, ahh, especially when Michael on national TV had mentioned last week, that its a pretty painless thing to have a feeding tube removed... Its the EXACT OPPOSITE. It was SHEER torture, Bill. Sheer torture... and then having it ripped out.

O'Reilly: Its just amazing. Alright, how did you come OUT of this? How did the doctors know to put the tube back in?

Adamson: Well first of all having Stephen as a strong advocate. Ahh, and not only being an attorney, but yelling and screaming and INSISTING... insisting that they do that.

O'Reilly: Alright but, umm so your husband, an attorney, Steven, insisted and you, what did you do? get a court order counselor, to get the tube back into your wife's system?

husband: I threatened to sue the whole world, and I told them their best course was to ahh, try to save her, and maybe they wouldn't get sued. So they FINALLY decided that was the way to-

O'Reilly: Ok, so they finally listened to you after eight days, they put the tube back, and how long then did it take for you to come out of the vegetative state?

Adamson: Well it was a matter of time, and of course when you're in that position, I had no conception of time at all. I wasn't able to start eating food again. I had to start on pureed food, and still had the tube turned ON, because of my weight loss.

husband: There was a good week to two weeks where she was aware, she WAS communicating, and I couldn't get ANYONE to believe me. Just like the [Terri's]family...

O'Reilly: How did you know? ... How did you know?

husband: Because I would... I'd ask her to blink once if she could understand me, and she would.

O'Reilly: Whoa, well thats pretty OBVIOUS, a doctor comes in and you do the demonstration?...

husband: The doctors... well, she would be so WEAK, after blinking once or twice, she couldn't do it again for an hour or more.

O'Reilly: I see...

husband: These people are SO weak...

Adamson: You know Bill, I had to BLINK every ahh, thats how I COMMUNICATED... was blinking.

O'Reilly: But how long did it TAKE you, once they re-inserted the ahh, feeding tube into you, Kate, were you able to convince the doctors you were aware?

Adamson: Well, I couldn't convince the doctors myself, I couldn't speak. I had NO ability... so Stephen had to be my advocate.

O'Reilly: Ok, but how long did it TAKE? Mr. Klugman, how long did it take?

husband: Two to three weeks.

O'Reilly: Ok, So two to three weeks, she came BACK on the feeding, and then she came OUT of the vegetative state?

husband: She was never IN a vegetative state. That was just their...

O'Reilly: Ok, Ok, Ok, but she came.. when did she get COGNIZANT that everybody knew she was funct...

husband: She was... she was probably ALWAYS cognizant. She was in fact OPERATED on at one point, and they treated her as though she was a vegetable, and didn't give her enough anesthetic, and she FELT the entire operation.

O'Reilly: Allright, I'm going to try one MORE time... When did you come OUT of it so that you could SPEAK and all of that? How long was it?

Adamson: Well it wasn't until I was in ACUTE REHAB for the three MONTHS, and during that whole process-

O'Reilly: [interrupting] THREE MONTHS, allright then.

Adamson: In fact, I was on a week to week basis with... in terms of how I was recovering, whether the insurance company would still keep me in there.

O'Reilly: Well, its an AMAZING, AMAZING story, and ahh, nobody can say whether the Schiavo case would BE like- that way... But to hear this, makes everybody think. Thank you, both of you, for coming on the Factor.

Adamson: Thank you! br>
[Transcripted for education and discussion purposes only, not guaranteed to be 100% accurate.]
O'Reilly was SO FRUSTRATED at the end that he DID NOT HEAR Kate's important point... Bill wanted to guage HOW LONG we should continue FEEDING a 'vegetative' patient, and I'm sure he thinks he 'heard' THREE MONTHS. But Bill didn't hear Kate say "ACUTE REHAB for three months".

I am sure Bill is SLIGHTLY more favorable now towards Terri, but Bill would still let Terri die (IMO).

Bill doesn't realize Terri is BEING DENIED ANY THERAPY or REHAB, and Michael and Felos are falsifying her x-rays, records, and occasional tests.




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Recent interviews/excerpts:
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"Hannity and Colmes" - Tuesday 10-14-03 --> (Terri's father) Bob Schindler: "MONEY and FOUL PLAY"

"On the Record with Greta" - Friday 10-24-03 --> Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Michael Baden: "Potassium imbalance UNLIKELY - HEALTHY heart - NECK TRAUMA"

"At Large with Geraldo Rivera" Sunday 10-26-03 --> Florida AG Christopher Darden and Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz: "You have eternity to be dead; You only have a limited amount of time to live"

"Hannity and Colmes" - Monday 10-27-03 --> (father) Bob Schindler and (neurologist) Dr. William Hammesfahr: "She absolutely CAN be rehabilitated -clearly NEVER had heart attack -Emergency room: damaged neck"

"On the Record with Greta" - Monday 10-27-03 --> (attorney) Pat Anderson: "BIG FIGHT -attempted STRANGULATION"

"On the Record with Greta" - Tuesday 10-28-03 --> (attorney) Pat Anderson and (brother) Bobby Schindler: "failing marriage -DIVORCE imminent -Potassium explained":

"Hardball with with Chris Matthews" - Wednesday 10-29-03 --> (attorney for ACLJ) Jay Sekulow and (attorney FOR death) Joe Tacopina: "Matthews: I think the human issue here is... her eyes flickering... I think she's ALIVE":

"Larry King Live" - Monday 10-27-03 --> (husband) Michael Schiavo[barf alert]: THEY get money from the right wing ACTIVISTS - "Removing somebody's feeding is very painless. It is a very easy way to die" - [later] King: Would you take one[lie detector test]? - No

"The Abrams Report" - Monday 11-03-03 --> (Commentary) almost entirely pro-husband

"O'Reilly Factor" - Wednesday 11-04-03 --> (former "Vegetative State" patient) Kate Anderson: Being starved to death is EXTREMELY painful "It was SHEER torture!" - took her THREE MONTHS of ACUTE REHAB to snap out
Her website says: We stand behind Terri Schindler!


48 posted on 11/05/2003 11:58:56 PM PST by Future Useless Eater (Freedom_Loving_Engineer)
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"O'Reilly Factor" - Wednesday 11-05-03 --> (former "Vegetative State" patient) Kate Anderson: Being starved to death is EXTREMELY painful "It was SHEER torture!" - took her THREE MONTHS of ACUTE REHAB to snap out
49 posted on 11/06/2003 12:04:29 AM PST by Future Useless Eater (Freedom_Loving_Engineer)
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...oops, in 2 places I say Kate Anderson

SHOULD BE ... Kate Adamson

50 posted on 11/06/2003 12:06:04 AM PST by Future Useless Eater (Freedom_Loving_Engineer)
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