Posts Tagged ‘medicine’
I had always wanted to go to a rodeo, but like so many dreams, the romance didn’t last. Men falling off horses soon ceases to entertain, and cowboy hats and appalling music are only funny if you have another cynic to exchange cracks with. So it wasn’t that late when I took the dark dirt track home, and I wasn’t that drunk, but I was being silly and I did deserve to fall over. I slept easily enough at home, but soon awoke in agony, unable to find a position which afforded relief to my left arm, which had broken my fall and perhaps some bones. Delirious with pain and endorphins, I hallucinated horses until the morning, when a friend took me to hospital. Then what happened?