The surgeon.

http://www.jojopublishing.com/html/s01_home/home.asp

I walked reluctantly to the neurosurgeon’s rooms. “I don’t want to be here!” my mind screamed. I had seen him four years prior, after slipping over in my town. I had heard a snap in my back, and sure enough, I had broken my spine in several places through the thoracic region. He sent me for an MRI, and I had it, but never went back to him. I couldn’t face it at the time. I had a small child, practically a baby. I was nervous about seeing him again. Would he be angry with me? I was immediately put at ease. He put me through an examination, and found there is quite a significant deficit in the nerves through my right side,from my foot to my hand. I cried when he said he was in awe of me and how I kept going. He knows the pain is severe, and he knows nothing he does will make it better. “How did you survive that fall? Nobody could survive that!” he exclaimed. He wants me to bring a copy of my book to give his daughter. I told him that his praise meant a lot. More tests have been ordered, and I am going back in July. A day I was dreading-which had dredged up the crime responsible for this appointment-had been transmuted into a day of clarity, pride and redemption.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

A WordPress.com Website.

Up ↑

DENTAL IMPLANTS CARE

Nepean Dental Implants, Australia

PATRICK STORIES

Make PEACE ✌ Show LOVE❤

The Go to Girl

Life as we experience it

MYMonkey MIND ( MYMM)

Your Brain is a Radio that Does What its Told

irevuo

art. popular since 10,000 BC

Mind Over Mood

Mental Health Advocate and Coach & Mental Health Support

I invite you to read my short novel below.

May the novel bring you inspiration in your daily ruminations.

Ms Frugal Ears 小氣耳朵

A frugaleer building abundance through the sweet and simple life – building abundance one dollar at a time

Inspiration and ideas on creating your dream life

Personal Development, Beauty, Style and general well-being

Emma Kelty

because life is too short to be anything else....

Kids, Cancer & Other Fun Stuff

My Life , My Kids, My Cancer - Uncut and Unsensored

Healing Hands Farm

Adoption and Reactive Attachment Disorder

Cinema Australia

Dedicated to the support and promotion of Australian made films through independent news, reviews, features and interviews.

madukovich's cogitations

Ignorance Is Bliss

wild joyful parenting!

...and free-range kids

Before that last Breath

Living my Truth ... One breath at a time

The Bipolar Writer

James Edgar Skye

%d bloggers like this: