Nursing: A Short Story

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It 's intimidating enough to feel the burning eyes of the various doctors in the room watching me, but the sight of the syringe with a large needle in the short grumpy old nurses hand makes me feel very unsettled.
"You will only feel a slight pinch in your arm okay." Said the nurse while she grabs my upper arm and tries to find the dot she drew on my arm earlier camouflaged in the faint freckles up and down my arm. I take a deep breath as she brings the syringe , filled with the "magical" bring purple serum, closer and closer to my skin. I clench my jaw as I feel the needle pierce my skin while the serum is injected into me. When I hear the sound of the syringe being placed onto a tray I turn to face the nurse who instantly says, "That 's
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It takes me a moment before realizing that the unbearable pain is no longer there. I open my eyes to find the nurse,
“The pain, it’s gone. Did it, you know, work?”
I ask hopefully. “You’re awake! We didn’t expect you to wake up for another 4 or so hours.”
She says with an elated and surprised expression on her face.
“And yes so far the treatment seems to be working, but we need to run some more blood tests and keep an eye on you for a couple of more days just to make sure. Do you feel any different?”
She asks me. I try to move the arm that she injected to see if any pain still remains; nothing. It 's as if nothing even happened, the hell like burning sensation my body endured didn 't even occur. Then I look down at my legs and notice that the red circles that once covered my legs have some what disappeared completely, my muscles seem stronger and the pain in my bones has seemed to disappear.
"How long was I out for?" I asked.
"Around twelve hours."
The nurse replies. Twelve hours. Twelve hours ago I thought this disease was incurable, well unable to be cured previously. I was always doubtful, unlike my Dad who was a little too hopeful. He constantly believed this would work. When I was diagnosed with leukemia four weeks ago, the
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Four stories high, four stories is what currently separates me from the concrete ground out side. For so long I have been on bed rest in hospitals filled with people constantly giving me empathic looks. Now, I can do anything! I longer have a time frame of how long I live for or to live my life with so many limitations. Now I have no limits. Nothing can stop me now, for I’m limitless. I start to move from my stationary position and start running towards the glass window, cancelling out all of the people and the sounds coming out of their mouths and under a second I smash through, shattering the glass window pane and feeling my 50kg sack of flesh rapidly fall down the 4 stories, I have never felt so free. Splat. I feel everything inside me rattle as my body lands on the concrete ground, I notice the pool of blood surrounding me. I find it painful to move at all, but after a couple of seconds I try and remove all the glass shards from my body, but as I pull out the last shard I notice murmuring and yelling from up above me, I look up and see the faces of everyone in the room: gobsmacked. I try to stand up, I can’t the first time, but eventually I manage. With no pain whatsoever. For the first time I feel unbreakable. I look up once more and give a thumbs up to everyone who is staring at me and say “I don’t think you need to

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