I phoned a mate last week to ask a cheeky favour and in catching up I asked how things had been. “Better now”, he started. I gulped. I had pretty much guessed what was coming next. “We had a rough month last month”. Another pause. “We had a miscarriage…and you know all about that right?” I nodded to […]
I have had this problem with my left leg for some time It makes it difficult to walk very far And it started just after we finished mastering Epidural I’ve got the operation on it tomorrow To free the flow of blood…
I know I’ve been quiet lately The last year’s health problems flared up again and kind of laid me low This time around I didn’t take myself off to the hospital I just tried to deal with the problems from home and finally go looking for a doctor my own Meanwhile I didn’t feel I […]
Pick up the crazy pen and walk – isn’t that what they teach you at hospital school? I’ve used it as an excuse a few times before now Why dont you write me? There was the blood episode. I was allowed some thin gruel to drink and I was leaning over supping it.
Day One: Sunday I’d been sick for a couple of weeks and was shit-scared of what might actually be wrong with me. In the end it was Malky and Truda that made the difference and they helped me over the road to the A&E at Wellington Hospital. There were a lot of questions from the […]
Sam was my flatmate in the haunted house on Grey Street, he was an intellectual and a couple of years younger than me, from an upper middle class background and he had a job on a building site. He was earning nearly twice as much as I was at my job drafting at Waikato University […]