"The good news is you're going to live. The bad news is you're going to have a piece of telephone in your body for the rest of your life."
I could live with that. But wait!...
"Can I still take showers?"
The moment I said it, I knew it was a stupid question. Being as nice as this particular doctor was, he flashed me a smile.
"No. I'm sorry. Only baths."
I didn't understand, but maybe that was the way it was supposed to be. In my life, there are many things you just don't understand.
The doctor came near me. "Hey," he said. "If you have any questions, just call me."
I looked at the card he gave me.
Doctor Jensen. 555-2993
Was this merely a coincidence? I didn't have to find out though, soon I was getting on a plane, headed for...