Author: Connie Xulu

Siblings in a family predicament Season two

Part 9 Siblings, in a family predicament s2

*AT HOSPITAL* 4 months later. Doctor Zona walked into a ward and find her patient awake. The patient has been in comma for 4 months she was hurt so bad in the head and suffered from a brain damaged the test results are not clear if she's going to suffer from a memory loss forever or what Doc Zona_: "Hey you awake. I was starting to lose hope" The patient nodded "wat... wat...er... doctor Zona figured out that she needs water. She pour her a glass of water and help her to drink with a straw. When she was now ok she helped her to seat up straight. Doc Zona_: "I'm Doctor Zona your doctor ne... the patient nodded ..."Okay I'm going to run this under your feet I want you to tell me if you feel anything or not okay?" She nodded again in understanding ..."starting with your right feet do you feel anything?" she nodded "Left feet now do you feel anything?" she nodded again Doctor Zona she then wrote something on the file thereafter she went to her to check her eyes too "Do you see clearly?" The patient nodded DocZona_: "Do you feel any pains in your heard?" Patient_: "It feels heavy like there's something pouring... she respond with a husky voice DocZona_: "Okay I'll run more tests." Patient_: "Why I do not remember anything?" DocZona_: "Uhm you are in the hospital okay? You were involved in a car accident and your head was badly injured and suffered from a memory loss we still don't know if it going to be permanent or not" Patient_: tears burned in her eyes "I don't who I am... I don't remember my name" DocZona_: "Ssh you don't have to cry okay you should be happy you alive. So many people died in that accident and few survived and you are one of them. Thing is we don't have your personal details so we can't find your family" Patient_: "Then what is going to happen to me?" DocZona_: "Nothing is going to happen to you. We going to help you to gain your memory back. But we going to take everything step by step... Now I'm going to get your meds food and someone to help you bath then I need you to relax" Doctor Zona walked down the corridors she met up with mum Thembi who is a porter. DocZona_: "Your daughter is finally awake" MumThembi_: "Serious that is great news. God is good" she said with amusement DocZona_: "You like her so much ever since the day she came in here you are fond of her dearly" MumThembi_: "There's something about her" DocZona_: "I know you you have a good heart to everyone I wonder how you do it...

you have a good heart to everyone I wonder how you do it... I'm sure you would like to meet her please get her some food and help her with bath I'm coming with her medication too" MumThembi_: "Okay doc" Mum Thembi came with food and introduced herself to the patient Mum Thembi_: "Hi my child I'm mum Thembi. I brought you some food." Patient_: "Hi... MumThembi_: "What do you prefer to do first bath or to eat?" Patient_: "We can start with taking a bath I don't feel fresh... MumThembi place the food on the small counter then help the patient to get out in bed. It was a mission because her body was kind of stiff because it has lay down on one position for the longest time it still need some exercise. They used the wheelchair to go to the bathroom. MumThembi helped her with taking a bath. The patient most of the time she was quiet and mumThembi was the one doing the talking. They got done then moved back to the ward. She tuck her in nicely in bed then helped her by eating now. MumThembi_: "How are you feeling my child?" Patient_: "I'm tired feeling drained" MumThembi_: "I'm so glad you are finally awake. I prayed so hard for this day to come" Patient_: "Was it really bad?" MumThembi_: "It was really bad my child few of you'll survived in that accident most people died." Patient_: "Are they still in the hospital the ones that survived" MumThembi_: "No... You the only one that is still here. But do not worry you will be out soon too." She said with the warm smile. A nurse came in Sister Betty. She greeted them and they greeted back. Sister Betty_: "Its time to take your meds... she gave her meds coz she was done eating.These meds are going to make you feel dizzy and sleepy" Patient_: "But I'm tired sleeping I can't feel my body from sleeping" Sister Betty_: "You need to rest tomorrow you having a physiotherapy session... Patient_: "Why?" Sister Betty_: "We need to prepare your body to function again you've been sleeping for too long"... "I'll see you tomorrow then... MumThembi this is the end of my shift I'll see you tomorrow too bye" they bid goodbyes and she walked out... MumThembi_: "My child I also have to go before its get late and miss my transport to home" Patient_: "Thank you for all the help today" MumThembi_: "That is not a problem my child... Stay well" mumThembi left and the patient was left alone she stared at the empty pace in no time the meds kicked in and she fell in deep sleep...

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