“How Did We Get Here?”


As they sat waiting in the Parent’s Room, they were reminded of the time they had spent in this small enclosed space, using the microwave to reheat food that had gone cold whilst waiting for test results and making lukewarm cups of tea using the donated tea bags and stale milk that was kept in the old fridge. They had spent months coming in and out of this room, back when the eldest Hoolihan daughter was diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease and was admitted to the ward. When she eventually went on to receive an organ transplant, they never expected to return.



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Lovely piece of writting. This shows the true emotions of people suffering from chronic illnesses.

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