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|the roaming world (standard:romance, 3312 words)|
|Author: Jasen||Added: Feb 19 2004||Views/Reads: 2148/1384||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|This is a story about a guy who fell in love with a someone so near yet so far… In a hospital ward… after he was warded suffering from an injury during his daily sports…|
Disclaimer: All character whether dead or alive is in no relation to the story. Foreword This is a story about a guy who fell in love with a someone so near yet so far... In a hospital ward... after he was warded suffering from an injury during his daily sports... Chapter 1 – The Accident The accident has caused a big impact on my life... Ever since the day I stepped into the hospital ward as a patient, my life has gotten a drastic change. I came to know this young woman by the name of Joan. She is a student pursuing a Diploma in Nursing at Nanyang Polytechnic. She is a Student Nurse doing clinical practice in the Ward I was staying. I came to know her when she administered my admission in the ward. I was happy to know such a nice nurse about my age. We were both 18 years old, as recall. We were coincidentally in the same school. However, we do not get to meet at all. I am not like my fellow guy friends who love to go around babe watching over at the Health Science School. As always, I would be sitting alone during lunchtime in the food court having lunch by myself. However, I love the idea of being alone... It helps me in thinking up good project ideas. That was before I came to know her. Ever day, after school I would go straight home. I live in the east and would require a lot of time to be spend on traveling. During these hours, they would be spent on thinking up ideas or working on my cross-stitch pieces, while listening to the CD player. I would often invite stares from commuters who were stunned to see a guy actually doing cross stitch... However, that stare would not last long. Just a few minutes and it would be back to normal. It was a way for me to train my concentration and my patience in working on something relatively slowly since I am not that apt in doing cross-stitches. Once I reach home, I will put down my bag; change into my running or swimming gear and get set for my sports activities, alternating between running and swimming. Cycling would go well only when I have the mood to cycle around the neighborhood. After I am done with my sports I will be back home for dinner and then its time for revision. I would usually take about 2hours everyday for revision and preparation for tutorial classes. I seldom skip lessons, as I doubt the need to do so since I am really leaving very far from school. In late January while I was doing my weekly jogging, I suddenly slid and fell. Pain was hitting down hard on my lower left leg... What am I to do? I asked myself, as I could not even get up with that biting pain... At that time, there were not many joggers around. I tried after several attempts to be myself up with the use of a wooden branch I found which perhaps could support my weight. I limped all the way with some blood, bruise on both leg, and walked myself home. Upon reaching home, I cleansed and bandaged my wound – I was a first aider back in secondary school, before seeking further medical help as I was just too tired to do so. Being complacent ended me in the hospital hours later; after I ate my dinner then I slowly stroll with the help of my mother to the nearby clinic to have a check up done by the doctor. The doctor did some examination and I got a scolding by him for moving too much and not knowing that I have a little fracture on my left lower bone. It was not bad, just a small little crack that has caused quite a lot of pain. He got me admitted into the hospital immediately. Chapter 2 – Love on Valentines? I was warded on 7 February, the day I injured myself during my daily sports routine. As I lie on the bed of the ward, I could not sleep. I miss my computer Click here to read the rest of this story (275 more lines)
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