November 08, 2007 |
"is there a metal bar in my chest?"

he smiled.

"no."

"do i have a xyphoid process?"

"no."

"did you go to where my fingers were?"

he paused.

"yes."

it's kind of embarrassing, but i actually quite like the hospital food. it's not that it tastes any good, because it doesn't, not at all, but it's consistent, and always delivered on time, and i have a lot of appreciation for that. i always order pizza and vanilla "flavored" ice cream.

© barry reinschreiber