Friday, 30 December 2011

The problem with hospitals...

So I went to visit Colin today and see how things were going. The moment I entered the room this smell hit me. It was horrible. I mean hospitals usually smell off with all the cleaning fluids and stuff but this was different. It was just bad. I put up with it though while I talked with Colin. I don't know how he was putting up with it. I asked him about the smell and he said he had no idea what was making it. He also told me about all the cops and people who had been there earlier and the gift someone gave him. It seemed like a nice gift wonder who gave it to him. Wasn't me. Anyways I'll admit I got out of there as soon as possible.

Possibilities for smell:

1. Unemptied bedpan
2. Patient with no bowel control
3. Something crawled into the vents and died.

Thursday, 29 December 2011


Almost a new year! Awesome. Maybe I'll be out of this hospital bed by then.

Nothing much to report, though. My Frankenstein heart is beating pretty strong. I think it was from an adult though, which is weird. My heart is, like, older than the rest of my body now.

I can have solid food again! Which would be better if it wasn't Hospital Food.

The police were around a lot today. That was a bit weird, but maybe someone got shot or something.

Also, one of the nurses found a package next to my bed? I'm not sure who it's from. Anyway, it's a book in this really beat up wrapping paper. Looks like it the person who addressed it got my name wrong or something, because someone ran over the first thing they put on there and wrote my name under it. There was some book in it, called "The Art of Racing in the Rain". I think it's about a dog or something?

No clue why anyone'd give me that. Eh, doesn't really matter. Maybe it's from one of the nurses or something.

Tuesday, 27 December 2011


Christmas kinda sucked, I'm not going to put it lightly.

Normie and I got up bright and early to get to the hospital, because no way in hell we were going to let Colin languish on Christmas. All things considered, the hospital visit was just like any other christmas, except one of us was crazy and one was normal and the other one had some sucker’s heart shoved into his chest and frankenstein’d in. Anyways, we had fun in the hospital, blah blah, nothing really interesting. Colin can tell you about it, I guess.

Then we got to Aunt Nellie’s, and I swear, everyone there was eyeing me like I’d caught plague. I don’t even think it was the schizophrenia talking – I’m taking my medication, don’t worry. I’m tired of being the basket case, that’s all, and never being sure whether they’re really avoiding me or if my head is convincing me that they do. Oh well, I got a tablet, so there’s that.

Maybe I can scribble on the wall with crayons, see how badly they freak out.

Saturday, 24 December 2011

Free at last! Thank god almighty we are free at last!

Christmas, or winter break for the secularists, is the greatest thing to exist since Summer break. What ever will I do with all this spare time? Aside from finally getting around to visiting Colin in the hospital more regularly of course. Nothing is ever free though. I have to work on an Essay for my social studies class but otherwise this week will be devoted to parties next week parties and finally more parties.

All I want for Christmas is some friends...

Oh and for Colin and yourself to get better of course.

I'll probably write again after Christmas.

Merry christmas Mom


Friday, 23 December 2011


Totally knew it.

I heard one of the nurses talking to one of the orderlies today about some creepy guy who keeps coming in. Knew it wasn't just my imagination.

I told you, Norm!

But yeah, I know what it sounds like but you really shouldn't be worried, mom. It's just some weird guy, that's all.

More good news, too. It looks like I'm not rejecting the heart! Doctor Grant says I'm doing really well. They might even be able to take me off the meds soon, but he thinks I should stay on them a bit longer, just in case.

It's kinda freaky, though. I have someone else's heart in me. It's like I'm a Frankenstein or something! Pretty awesome!


Thursday, 22 December 2011

Sooooooooooo Bored

I wish there was something I could be doing right now. Doctor Grant doesn't even want me to sit up very much. Mostly just laying here, staring at the ceiling.

I keep smelling this really rank smell, too. I think it's coming from one of my neighbors? No real clue though. I guess the nurses are slacking with the sponge baths or something.

Speaking of my neighbors, they're kind weird. One of them has a visitor who just stands there and never says anything to him. Can't see what they're doing because of the privacy curtains.

Bet it's something perverted. Just my luck, right?


Looks like the other two covered pretty much everything of explicit importance. The Abilify works as well as the old medication, but I can sleep better now, so that's something. I haven't seen any of the usual riffraff, so that's a bonus! Just sounds on occasion, and nothing all that exciting.

Mr Patterson said that we'd resume tutoring on the eighth, and that he might end up teaching Colin for a bit if he isn't well enough to go to school. To be honest, I'd be okay with spending Christmas up in my room with my schoolwork. I feel like it just isn't the same without you here, Mom, and you know how I feel about some of the family members that are doubtless going to be at Aunt Nellie's... but, like you said, grin and bear it. If that advice doesn't work, I'll be sure to give you a blow-by-blow.


Wednesday, 21 December 2011

I Hate Ice Chips

But otherwise I'm fine! I'm going to have an awesome scar, I can just tell. Chicks do dig scars, after all.

They won't let me walk around yet, though. I really hate just laying around all day.

But it's going to be so great to get out of here and be able to run around for once. Maybe I can finally take tae kwon do classes? ;)

I'm getting pretty tired again, so I'll leave it at that. Hope you're doing alright down in Houston, Mom.


Hello Mom.

Lydia, Colin and I decided to make this blog to keep you updated on how we're doing while you're stuck in Houston. I hope the treatments are working out and you're feeling better. We're all doing pretty well here. Colin is recovering from the surgery very nicely and he's expected to be completely fine. Lydia's new medication is working well. Well that's all for now. I hope everything gets better and you come home soon.