Friday The 13th
She laughed and said, “No….it really does feel much better now.’ We took her to her room and transferred her to the bed. She gave me a big hug before I left and thanked me for praying with her.
Our next patient was 44 years old. She’s had “cyclic vomiting” her entire life. I’d never heard of it before, but it sounded terrible. She’d been throwing up for 12 straight days and had severe abdominal pain despite the meds she was given. She was cranky, miserable and needy. Her nurse warned that she wasn’t a happy camper. I wasn’t looking forward to this trip.
We all need a few more hugs.