Tuesday, 20 April 2010

Words from the Western Front

I've just watched the BBC 2 programme on Great Ormond Street Children's Hostpital Renal Unit. I had forgotten how hard it was when Boy Wonder was a tiny baby. I had blocked out all those life and death moments, the meetings in those tiny rooms with medical teams, the surgeries, the ventilation. I had almost forgotten, shame on me, that I have the extraordinary good fortune to share my life with a miracle.

I was so caught up in a mind-numbing stateless stand-off with the hard-hearted entity with the wonderfully ironic moniker: 'The HSE Primary Continuing and Community Care Unit'. They nearly took my sense of wonder away and more fool me, I nearly let them.



steph said...


I hear you loud and clear.

Don't worry. Your little miracle will never let you lose your sense of wonder.

He wasn't called Boy wonder for nothing you know!

AnnB said...

Thanks Steph I have been on a moan fest lately, I'm bored listening to myself - the kick in the rear end has been delivered and now it's gloves on and back in the ring... but this time with a smile on my face :-)

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AnnB said...

Thanks Hua - life's pretty busy between studies and boy wonder's care it's hard enough to keep up with my blog never mind a large network, I'm trying not to bite off more than I can chew.