Marike Roth's Web Dreams

Losing the plot

Losing the plot

The other day I was at the hospital having my battery re-charged. When I got there, the room at the day ward was full, but by lunchtime everyone had left, and I was alone with my blood and tubes. The doctor came in and I told him about a decision I had made. We talked awhile, and then he left, and I was alone again.

I felt like I should cry after what he’d told me, but I couldn’t.

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Submitted by : Pete Swanepoel of MONTCLAIR on 2008-11-20 13:24:29
We've just been through pipes and poisons. Here's hoping for one day at a time happiness. Love.
Submitted by : Jennifer Spear of KAAPMUIDEN on 2008-10-30 18:33:15
God speed. May your bravery endure.


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