Unwelcome Hospitality


Here we went again: another day, another hospital.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This may seem welcoming enough, but the reality was that it was a rack of torture. Successive blood transfusions and no sleep for about 48 hours. Also, total incontinence requiring a nappy. Such fun! Let me see: what sounds go with that apparel? Oh, yes. ‘Wah, wah, wah, sob, sniffle!’

© Colonialist February 2020 

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Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies. Recently Indie Publishing has been added to this list.
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26 Responses to Unwelcome Hospitality

  1. T.O. Daria says:

    Oh, I didn’t know. My thoughts are with you, I hope you’ll get well soon.
    I’m sending you my positive energy – even if you don’t believe in this… – I just want to help

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  2. parkermccoy says:

    Wow. That sounds rough! Glad you made it through!

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  3. Debra says:

    I am so very sorry. I really do hope you’re home and settled very soon. I’m a praying sort…you’re in them!

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  4. Tokeloshe. says:

    Thinking of you, Take care.

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  5. susanben says:

    Keep well and rest lots, hugs to both!!!

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  6. Widdershins says:

    I wish you well, my friend.

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  7. *Drukkie* Vasbyt … hoop jy is gou beter. ❤

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  8. The like button is rubbish. I don’t like this

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  9. I am so sorry, Leslie. Sending hugs and healing thoughts your way.

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  10. SueW says:

    An excellent description of 48 hours. I hope the transfusion has helped with the fatigue. You certainly have been through the mill. I’m guessing you are home again now, so don’t overdo it. Take care, Les.

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  11. toutparmoi says:

    I haven’t been in the blogosphere much of late, but when I come to catch up with you, what do I find? You’re on the sauce, and not even the good red stuff. Oh dear. I do hope you’re feeling better now and home soon.

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  12. equinoxio21 says:

    And I hope you’ll be home soon if you aren’t already.

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  13. equinoxio21 says:

    Best wishes Col. You have the spirit. And supporters. hang in there…
    Hugs (If I may be so bold…)

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  14. Lizzie Ross says:

    I hope you’re recovering, even if slowly. This sounds dreadful!

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  15. maureen says:

    Sending you positive healing thoughts! Feel better soon!

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  16. Are you home again now? Hospitals can certainly feel like places of torture and they have you at their mercy for the duration. 😯

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  17. disperser says:

    Sorry to hear . . . but, you’re better now?

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  18. Arkenaten says:

    You have my sympathies, Mister N, and my admiration and respect for being a real trooper under such kak circumstances.

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