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Just a simple card for today, this very simple card was made in three stages, just because to sit forward is very uncomfortable. I also can't focus too well The challenge over on Allsorts Saturday Challenge Blog this week is to use the colours black, pink and white. I needed a card to send the the ward staff who looked after me last week. I have always had a high level of respect for the nursing profession and it pains me to hear people with no clinical experience criticise these dedicated professionals. Even my own visitors that could see I was getting the best care possible felt qualified to tell me what I should be saying and questioning, as if I had suddenly gone simple. I couldn't have asked for better people, my dignity and modesty were preserved at all times, this justifies a simple understated card with the message in the sentiment. Now if I was to question somebody's clinical judgement, it would be the GP who felt that I needed anti depressants. I contacted the surgery to explain I hadn't had any sleep for 6 nights due to severe night sweats but that I was perfectly fine and had no pain at all other times. Admittedly I was a little tearful, but not angry or pitiful. Just completely exhausted. When I phoned back to find out what the advise was, it was anti depressants, prescribed for the pain and my mood. He hadn't even spoke to me. I did keep my cool and politely declined his offer. The Internet gave me the answer I needed, why was this happening? Now I know and last night even though I didn't sleep any better, I didn't get upset. Knowledge can be a powerful thing, not just anti depressants GRRRR!

Comments

Debs said…
Hi Kathy
This is such a simple but very elegnat card - I love it.
Thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week.
Sorry to hear you have not been too well and hope you are on the road to recovery now.
Take care
Debs xx
Lisa said…
Hi Kathy, Beautiful card! Such a simple design but very elegant.

Sorry to hear you have had health issues ~ hope you are on the mend now.

Thanks for joining us at Allsorts.

Lisa x
Fleur said…
Hi Kathy, stunning card, very elegant. Hope you are feeling better.
Thanks for joining us at Allsorts
Fleur xXx

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