Of the unnatural kind
Scott wheels me to the far side of the room where my bed is located.
“Well, well, you’re getting to be a regular here aren’t you?”
Jacklyn is awake, her appearance is disturbing enough to shock me.
“Be back in a second Jac, need a bathroom break.”
The transporter transfers my IV bags to a stand so I’m mobile enough to hide in the washroom while I recover.
I take the opportunity to relieve myself before there is a knock at the door. I open it to find the same nurse we recently met in the hall.
“You need to strip down to your tighty-whites and gown up.” She hands me a pink hospital gown and socks with non-slip bottoms.
I slowly close the door while she continues.
“Don’t you worry yourself, honey. I’ve seen it all, Mr.”