Monday, 30 April 2012

The Further (Mis)Adventures of Yu

Ok, Blogger hopefully won't end up deleting this post. A lot has happened to Yu in the past few weeks and none of them are really good. In fact, it has gotten a bit ridiculous and I'm not sure how much of it is true. But I'll let you decide for yourself. Posts about Yu are here and here.

Where to begin? Well I think we should start with Yu's recent re-hospitalization. From what I heard, he suddenly passed out during a final and had to be carted away in a stretcher to the hospital.

This is not surprising. The kid brags about how he sleeps in random places on campus instead of going home, fueled on Red Bull and other energy drinks. And then when he's feeling stressed, he takes double if not triple the dosage of whatever prescription anti-anxiety drugs he currently has.

The outcome was never really in doubt.

He claims that the reason why he was in the hospital was because not only did his stomach ulcer re-open, but also because he had an aneurysm. That's right, an aneurysm.

Yu, I'm fairly certain that we would have noticed signs of this much, much sooner if you had actually had an aneurysm. Also, I don't think they'd let you out of the hospital only after a day or two had this occurred. Of course, if anyone out there is more knowledgeable about these things, feel free to share.

So, Yu comes out of the hospital. Do you think he's learned his lesson?

Of course not.


Looks like the guy is only school-smart.

This is further confirmed during one of our study sessions. I see him guzzling more energy drinks as he tries to stay awake long enough to read through his notes. He fails, crawls under a table and tries to sleep. Maybe he was tired of me telling him that energy drinks are bad, and that he should go home and get some proper rest.

Then he gets up, tries to study again, drinks more Red Bull, mutters random incoherent messages to himself and then start shoving cigarettes up his nose.

Followed by "Yo man, my cigarettes are wet".

I WISH I COULD FACEPALM THIS HARD.

But the other day I get a message from Yu and it looks a bit odd. A bit of backstory first, he had recently found some other drug that was supposed to boost your memory. To give you an idea of how suspicious it sounded, my girlfriend Theresa didn't recognize the name, and she's getting close to graduating from the top of her  Pharmacy class.

Yu decides to take triple the recommended dosage the day before his last final.

And the message he sent me went something like this:

"Hey man, I don't feel so good. I should have listened to you. I don't think I should have taken so many of those pills. I haven't even covered half the material yet".

Off the charts.

And where is Yu now? Not sure. He's been fairly quiet. But now that we're done classes maybe he'll start taking better care of himself.

Hopefully.

39 comments:

  1. Wow, your friend needs serious help. He's either crying for attention or doing other serious drugs that you don't about it. He's lashing out to the fullest!!! I hope for the best as I hate to see anyone suffer.

    As far as the aneurism goes, I don't buy. I'm calling b.s. on that one, but then again, I'm not very knowledgeable in it either.

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  2. Assuming he's still alive.

    Those drinks can be deadly. The body can't withstand that kind of abuse over a long period of time. It's great, though, that you haven't fallen prey to same disastrous fate. And it's great that you're trying to help him. Unfortunately not everyone can be saved. First they have to admit there's a problem.

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  3. Yikes! Sounds like you just need to distance yourself from him../

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  4. Do you think he could be having some mental issues as well?

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  5. He really needs a personal life-coach or something. Also doesn't the hospital notice he keeps getting brought in for stupid things, and then decide to lend him a hand or something? That kid needs to stabilise.

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  6. Hopefully he will. You get good posts from him but it's not really good to see a guy destroy himself like that.

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  7. Doesn't sound like he has the sense enough left to start taking better care of himself.

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  8. Man Yu is absolutely insane to hurt his body in that way, here's hoping that the guy sorts out his issues soon, even if he is a little irksome nobody wants someone to end up in this much bother, props to you for trying your best to advise and help him mate.

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  9. Sorry to hear about your friend.

    Am I a horrible person for laughing at his crazy antics throughout most of the post? =P

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  10. Well it has stayed up at least.

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  11. Sad thing is your mind processes the info you learned while studying as you sleep or as you occupy your mind with simple tasks. The best thing to do is to study and get plenty of rest and then a day or two before a test go and do something else that isn't studying!

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  12. Yu forgot to drink a six pack of beer with that triple dosage. Everything would have been fine if he had done that.

    Jay

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  13. he sounds like one messed up dude

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  14. School really takes a toll on some people...I really hope this doesn't happen to me.

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  15. "Yo man, my cigarettes are wet". GOLD. I laughed, it's sad that I laughed but it's... mf. I hope he does take care of himself though.

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  16. Man he makes Homer Simpson seem smart.

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  17. I REMEMBER YU!! :D
    hahah. that guy's a prick.

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  18. Ouch, hopefully he does take care of himself.

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  19. He must learn his lesson and listen to the expert to avoid sickness.

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  20. I feel like Darwinism will have a role in the fate of Yu

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  21. Stop him from drinking too much red bull before his heart explodes.

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  22. Omg, I hope he's ok! That's no way to live...

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  23. yes. I agree with the others, he must learn his lesson and should also eat on time. tell him to take good care of himself. it's the only thing that makes us enjoy life :)

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  24. Lol the level of "I told you so" is over 9000

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  25. I stock up on redbulls sometimes , gives me "cheated death" kinda feeling. That last picture is cute :)
    I have heard about those memory boost pills - come on. The technique is to follow Europeans.
    If people ignore traffic signs, replace the traffic post with topless woman holding the signboard. cant miss it.
    Do a makeover for teachers and every student with score A.

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  26. I hope he does! Though from his record, Yu sounds like someone with so many problems he might not.

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  27. Your telling him not to was all you could do. Some people should be watched closely by others, just to see what not to do.

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  28. No they don't let you out 2 days after having an aneurism. As for the rest of his antics- just give him plenty of room. Occasionally stupidity can be catching.

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  29. Yikes...I hope he starts acting more responsibly before he really hurts himself. And I agree, that aneurysm story sounds suspicious...unless it's just a tiny ballooning of the artery that bears watching.

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  30. Oh man... I'm worried about this guy! He's going to give himself a freaking heart attack! Maybe this last hospital trip will help him calm down? Although... it seems like he has a pretty self-destructive streak. :(

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  31. No more red fuel for you Yu.

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  32. Hmm what an interesting character! The aneurysm story though...sounds really suspicious.

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  33. That kid needs help. Also sounds like he's a bit of an attention whore, which is a baaaaad combination with drugs.

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  34. This Yu person really does sound crazy. Doesn't Red Bull overdose cause palpitation or something?

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