” I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.29….Patience Sustained

As Mr. Wilson walks off and onto the exit of the treatment floor…. AW, looks to see him out of her peripheral vision……” OOO wee Dwelyn, I don’t want my arm to get that big.” “ Is there a way you cannot get those big Ol thingy things , I mean Aneurysms on your armContinue reading “” I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.29….Patience Sustained”

” I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.28 …Aneurysm

.“ Well AW , those jumping mountains as you would call on his arm is what we call an Aneurysm!”…. AW replies ,” Anna who?””…. “ Sheesh Der Boy there you go with those words Mon!”,… “ Me can’t take it anymore!”… “ Where did they come from?”, “ Do they be hurting him inContinue reading “” I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.28 …Aneurysm”

” I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.26….Things Fall Apart

So Naomi, I’m sure Oscar told you all about how we met. We only talked briefly that day at the gas station. However he didn’t have time to mention much about you. Naomi replies,” ……”Well the last 2 years have been rough for us. From the time we moved here 6 years ago things wereContinue reading “” I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.26….Things Fall Apart”

” I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt. 27…Caught Up In The Moment

As I walked back into the clinic from wheeling out Mrs. Halona, I approached the lobby from walking up the sidewalk ramp , through the sliding glass door. Walking to the treatment floor door . As I push my key code into the keypad , I hear laughter and people singing…. I’m like okay asContinue reading “” I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt. 27…Caught Up In The Moment”

” I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.25…..Naomi

“After Oscar introduces hisself to us. My husband, my niece Hope, and myself I asked him if he lived close by the gas station.” I replied ,” Mrs.Halona , the gas station around the corner here from the Kidney Trails Dialysis Clinic, correct?”… “ Yes Dwelyn, just listen!”He mentioned that he does now but notContinue reading “” I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.25…..Naomi”

“ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.24 …..Oscar

Scooting herself so happily towards the homeless man that seemed so anxious to see Mrs. Halona…. He also shared the same joy. As they hugged each other , for about a minute or two and he continued to push Mrs. Halona away alongside the asphalt onto the sidewalk off into a distance away from theContinue reading ““ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.24 …..Oscar”

“ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.24 …..Oscar

Scooting herself to happily towards the homeless man that seemed so anxious to see Mrs. Halona…. He also shared the same joy. As they hugged each other , for about a minute or two and he continued to push Mrs. Halona away alongside the asphalt onto the sidewalk off into a distance away from theContinue reading ““ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.24 …..Oscar”

“ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.23 Reasonable Doubt

As I walk away from AW to sit down at the computer across from her. I sit and pause and began to daydream:  “It’s funny to watch AW from a distance as she rests with her ear phones on jamming to her iPad. She’s looking around still in disbelief that she’s on Hemodialysis. For someContinue reading ““ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.23 Reasonable Doubt”

“I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.22 “ Why is it so Cold in here?

I replied…“ Well, Jade had to tend to some personal things at home. She’s also a nursing student , so I’m sure she has a lot of demands in her life now.” “ I see Dwelyn.”… This young lady Jade is having a tough time in her life. I hope things work out for andContinue reading ““I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.22 “ Why is it so Cold in here?”

“ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.21 The Call Out

Pt .21 The Call-Out  “ So AW how was your food talk with Beth?”….. AW replies,” Mon I tell you brother, she kinda broke my heart when she told me about the Starfruit. How it would pretty much be talking to my rave der Boy!” ….. “ But she’s very knowledgeable about her profession. IContinue reading ““ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment) Pt.21 The Call Out”