18 & IN LOVE: THE SURGERY (part 7)

Authored by: Edith Mukyala (Uganda, East Africa)

An hour down and he was still in the theatre. I paced, prayed, rushed to the bathroom, skipped meals. His parents tried hard to calm me down with little success. I sat on the waiting benches and stared at a corner, my mind was blank. The worst moment of it all was Continue reading 18 & IN LOVE: THE SURGERY (part 7)

18 & IN LOVE: THE DOCTOR’S OFFICE (part 5)

Authored by: Edith Mukyala (Uganda, East Africa)

I sat next to Arthur, my boyfriends’ best friend. He held my hand so tight after he saw me shaking with nervousness. The doctor began by asking, “What relationship do you have with the patient?” “Brother and girlfriend,” replied Arthur. If we didn’t claim they were brothers we were afraid the doctor wouldn’t tell us what was going on with Mark. Continue reading 18 & IN LOVE: THE DOCTOR’S OFFICE (part 5)

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