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  • #107820
    Livi Ryddle
    @anne_the_noob14

    To Mama

    Starched white sheets,
    Whitewashed walls,
    Hospital beds and
    Sterilized halls.
    Your unwashed hair,
    Unwashed gown,
    Did nothing to mask
    Your smile; your crown.

    • This topic was modified 1 year, 4 months ago by Livi Ryddle. Reason: formatting issues

    “Enough! Be quiet! I can’t hear myself think! I can’t hear my teeth chatter!"

    #107837
    Naiya Dyani
    @naiya-dyani

    @anne_the_noob14 Aw! <3 Is your mom a nurse?

    Hearts are like matter--they can be beaten down, torn, and burned, but they cannot be destroyed.

    #107840
    Livi Ryddle
    @anne_the_noob14

    @naiya-dyani

    No, actually, but I can see how you’d think that 🙂 I wrote this one day as I was thinking about the day I got to go see her after her surgery a couple months ago, and how much I hate hospitals and the whole mess of things that I was dealing with (had mild depression in the couple weeks before her surgery, I think because I was so stressed about it, but am much better now), and how when I walked into her room, with her hooked up to tubes and other paraphernalia, nothing stood out to me as much as her smile when she saw me and my brother.

    “Enough! Be quiet! I can’t hear myself think! I can’t hear my teeth chatter!"

    #107848
    Naiya Dyani
    @naiya-dyani

    @anne_the_noob14 <3 <3 <3

    Hospitals can be pretty awful. . .

    Hearts are like matter--they can be beaten down, torn, and burned, but they cannot be destroyed.

    #107856
    Livi Ryddle
    @anne_the_noob14

    @naiya-dyani Yep… And I know some people have an actual phobia of hospitals, and that’s not my thing. I think what my main problem with them is I can’t stand to know that people are in pain. And so that makes me feel almost kinda claustrophobic. I dunno. It’s weird. But that, whatever that is, coupled with the smell of disinfectant and the overall feeling of depressed-ness, makes me feel stuffy and bleh. *shakes head*

    And needles don’t sit well with me either. Still not a phobia, but closer than my dislike of hospitals. A nurse came in while I was visiting with Mama to do an IV, and I didn’t watch her. I don’t think I’d’ve thrown up… but I rathered not take my chances lol. It’s still because of the “person is in pain/discomfort” thing.

    “Enough! Be quiet! I can’t hear myself think! I can’t hear my teeth chatter!"

    #107861
    Naiya Dyani
    @naiya-dyani

    @anne_the_noob14 YES! Man, once I thought I might go into the medical field. *shakes head firmly* I’ve learned.

    Yeeeeee. . . I hate needles. *shivers* Can’t watch it, can’t experience it without intense wincing and anxiety, not rarely coupled with some shaking. Lemme tell ya, the dermatologist is not a fun place for me. Because I get keloids really easily, and the dermatologist has a fun little sharp thing known as a SHOT for those.

    Can’t do the “someone else is in pain” thing. I mean, not as bad when it’s internal and I’m not actually seeing anything. . . but like, watching medical shows where they’re doing incisions and stuff. . . yek, I basically feel it myself. DX

    Hearts are like matter--they can be beaten down, torn, and burned, but they cannot be destroyed.

    #107867
    Livi Ryddle
    @anne_the_noob14

    @naiya-dyani *grins*

    Yup, yup. XD

    YUP, YUP.

    “Enough! Be quiet! I can’t hear myself think! I can’t hear my teeth chatter!"

    #107868
    Naiya Dyani
    @naiya-dyani

    @anne_the_noob14

    I find it far more fun to have my characters go through medical stuff than to go through it myself. . .

    Kiet: *irritation*

    Me: I’m sorry, my precious boi

    Kedori: *irritation

    Me: I’m sorry, my other precious boi

    • This reply was modified 1 year, 4 months ago by Naiya Dyani.

    Hearts are like matter--they can be beaten down, torn, and burned, but they cannot be destroyed.

    #107871
    Livi Ryddle
    @anne_the_noob14

    @naiya-dyani

    XD Also relatable.

    Gwen: That’s obvious by the CONDITION MY HECKING ARM IS IN RIGHT NOW

    Stilton: Yeah! What she said! *glares at me*

    “Enough! Be quiet! I can’t hear myself think! I can’t hear my teeth chatter!"

    #107872
    Naiya Dyani
    @naiya-dyani

    @anne_the_noob14

    XD Well, Gwen does have good reason to complain.

    Tai: May I make a list of all the characters that almost died???

    Me: you may not

    Hearts are like matter--they can be beaten down, torn, and burned, but they cannot be destroyed.

    #107875
    Livi Ryddle
    @anne_the_noob14

    @naiya-dyani *grins* Yep. Oh, you’re on the thread with all the wound discussion, aren’t you?

    Gwen: Luckily, our list is small. I’m the only person on it.

    Stilton: Wait wait hold up. You almost died??

    Gwen: Oops. I wasn’t gonna tell you that part.

    Stilton: YOU WEREN;T GONNA TELL ME THAT YOU ALMOST DIED?? YOU DON’T THINK YOUR BEST FRIEND MIGHT WANNA KNOW THINGS LIKE THIS??! *takes deep breaths*

    Gwen: *rolls eyes* I didn’t die, though.

    Stilton: I can see that. And it’s a good thing for Livi you didn’t.

    Me: *laughs nervously*

    Gwen: Calm down. I forgive her for the almost dying part.

    Stilton: I don’t!!!

    Gwen: *leans over and kisses Stilton’s cheek* R e l a x

    Stilton, red as a tomato: *is rendered speechless for a while*

    “Enough! Be quiet! I can’t hear myself think! I can’t hear my teeth chatter!"

    #107886
    Urwen Starial
    @urwen-starial

    @anne_the_noob14

    Beautiful!

    “Tears sparkle like fallen stars, the world at our fingertips, We didn’t know, It wasn't happiness.

    #107966
    Livi Ryddle
    @anne_the_noob14

    @urwen-starial Thank you! <3

    “Enough! Be quiet! I can’t hear myself think! I can’t hear my teeth chatter!"

    #107987
    Naiya Dyani
    @naiya-dyani

    @anne_the_noob14

    Haha, Gwen and Stilton are uwu personified XD

    (Also, related to our needles discussion–I had a happy yesterday because I had a doctor’s appointment and didn’t have any sharp stuff! So yay!)

    Hearts are like matter--they can be beaten down, torn, and burned, but they cannot be destroyed.

    #108008
    Livi Ryddle
    @anne_the_noob14

    @naiya-dyani

    XD Yes! They’re my babies :3

    Dharin, Werrley, Greyl, and Dana: 🙁

    Me: SO ARE YOU GUYS

    (Oh yay!!!)

    • This reply was modified 1 year, 4 months ago by Livi Ryddle.

    “Enough! Be quiet! I can’t hear myself think! I can’t hear my teeth chatter!"

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