Waiting

I can’t sleep. Again. i’m tired and go to bed at a reasonable time, but then all the worries and possibilites start churning endlessly in my head, going round and round until i become dizzy with them. It could be the milder form. He’s progressing at the moment. but… And there’s the problem. In my […]

Screening test

When I got the phone message at 5.30 on a Friday afternoon I knew it was not going to be good news. ‘Hi, this is your pediatrician. Please can you call me back before six, or speak to my secretary first thing on Monday morning.’ I’ve been expecting this since the second urine sample was […]