My November, Days Four and Five
Theres a reason why I did not commit or swear on a stack of holy books to post every single day of this month. Because I know me and my procrastinating ways.
Yesterday I went to see W in his hospital bed. He is doing well, all things considered, and in good spirits, which is half the battle after surgery. He is coping well with the pain and doing everything he is told. I delivered his phone to him, and the newspaper and his bathrobe. He seriously is one of the most out going people I have ever known. He engages everyone in conversation and learns more about a person’s life in five minutes than I would be able to figure out in a week. I rarely remember someone’s name. But I think he knows everybody on his floor. So of course they all know him.
He has a room to himself and many attentive people taking care of him. He really likes the hospital food. I wonder if that says something about my cooking….
He looked tired when I left, so I decided to leave him to his other visitors today, but I will be there to pick him up when he is discharged tomorrow morning.
And then I suppose the real fun begins when I get to play home care nurse. Fun times. We will muddle through.