+4 Months: For most people, when you say you're recovering from something, they typically think of you returning to normal, or at least to how you were before you got sick. But in reality there is no going back. You don't so much recover as reinvent yourself as you adapt to the person you have since become.
Month: November 2020
Day +107: Helter-Skelter
Helter-Skelter: I started writing this on World Mental health Day (10th October) and over a month later I am still struggling to put it into words, such is the sensitivity of the matter. These may not be the right words in the right order but I hope you get the gist.
Day +98: Sorry I Forgot…
They say that you don't realise how sick you are until you try to recover. Now I don't know who they are but they make a damn good point. Recovering from this transplant is both an enforced period of rest, as well as an opportunity to do some serious reflection, but the thing is, I can't remember.