Blood Pressure Cuffs (unedited)

The loud blood pressure alarm drone filled my ears, and its yellow siren shimmer tracing the small, emergency room ceiling bored my eyes with its rounding repetition as I sat, slumped smashing the hospital bed’s thin, white pillow.

I gathered from the three times I had visited this upstate New York hospital, the nurses could turn off the alarm either in the room or from the nurse’s station, so the long audio aggravation meant no one was there.

When I came in the second time, my fiance Jake pressed the turn off alarm button glaring on the touch…



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