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Pete’s blog – #7-Joe Giarratano and his new (Leg)

Working out with Joe Giarratano and his new (Leg).. Yes he got that bad boy yesterday and this morning we hit the BlackTop, Man-O-Live let me tell ya, This guy was off like a shot. What a difference it makes with the right equipment, From a sitting position he stood up took that first step […]

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Pete’s blog – #6 – Slapping Paint On A Pig

WELCOME: To the annual Deerfield C.C. “Slapping Paint On A Pig” Event (to the PETA foundation, at no time were pigs actually slapped :). It’s the tried & true tradition where the c/o’s hose down the inmates, make sure finger nails are clean & trim, hair properly cut & beards trimmed, dress them in cute […]

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Joe and Pete – The Governor’s reinstatement of voting rights to ex-offenders

Pete Hasty and myself want to revisit the last blog posted re: the Governor’s reinstatement of voting rights to ex-offenders who had paid their debt to society in full, i.e., those who served their sentences, completed any parole or probationary periods, and who had paid their fines and/or court costs. Again, we commend the Governor […]

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Pete’s blog – #5 – Joe G. asked me to give all an update

Here’s an update from Joe to the update below that we just got: For now, my PT is on track. She asked me to please allow them to attend my next visit to hanger. I gave the okay, but made it clear that somethings really needed to change, and she agreed. More on all of […]

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Pete’s blog – #4 – On the Black Market Food Quest

Well folk’s we’re off to a good start on the Black Market Food Quest. I’ve seen carrots, tomatoes, cucumber, radish, chicken,←Now I can only guess where that came from, Refer to my last blog ; ) cauliflower, celery, cheese (swiss)← (Haven’t seen this for over 10 years) onion, croutons, real ham, beets, Where in the […]

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Pete’s blog #3 -On the search for that Elusive Healthy Diet

Still on the search for that Elusive Healthy Diet. Well folks I just don’t think it’s possible in prison & here’s why, The people just don’t want it, (flat out) I’ve done my little my test group of about 20 people and tried to keep a tab on what was consumed in a 3 month […]

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Pete’s blog #2 – I’ve seen this guy do some pretty amazing stuff

Today I had a new task, taking Joe G to his physical therapy session (unscheduled ). It was a surprise test to reevaluate his mobility level, Reference Medicare. They usually ask the person that takes him to leave. What a surprise they let me stay. So this is what I witnessed. First they had him […]

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Pete’s blog #1 – A healthy diet? Get it on the black market?

recently the Prison has started promoting a healthy menu, ( life style ) be it commissary or kitchen. I’m having a little issue with this – finding the healthy. I’ve looked everywhere and for the life of me I can’t find one item that I would consider good for one’s health. here’s just a little […]

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