Friday, December 09, 2005
A mild concussion. She said the headaches would stop in a week or two, so we'll see.
I met this funny black lady in the waiting room. She had a lot of faith - and lupus. "I was in the hospital for kidney failure from the lupus, but I know the Lawd was watchin' over me. My kidneys started workin' by themselves, and I know nobody but the Lawd made them work again. Not the doctors, nobody but the Lawd." She talked about her arthritis, her pain, her exhaustion from the disease. "I know I be sufferin', but aint nobody suffered more than Lawd J., so I don't complain." I didn't know what to say. It was weird. I just nodded. Then I got called into the office, so I gave her a hug and wished her well. "You keep me in yaw prayers, ya hear?" "I will," I said. It was a delicious hug - the back rubbing kind. I'll da'aven for her tonight when I light shabbos candles.
I have a headache.