When a routine procedure becomes an emergency

Joel, in a hospital gown, laying in a hospital bed smiling but tired, with canula coming out of hand
Post-procedure in recovery.

My scariest 24 hours in a hospital

It’s not unusual to be prodded by anyone

Cause and effect

‘The liver of an alcoholic’

The memories fade, but the scars remain

Is anyone trained to insert a line!?

All hands to the pump

After the dust had settled

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Joel (Joel vs Arthritis) is an Award-Winning Arthritis & Psoriasis Patient Advocate, Freelance Writer and Poet. Writing candidly about life to raise awareness.

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Joel (Joel vs Arthritis) is an Award-Winning Arthritis & Psoriasis Patient Advocate, Freelance Writer and Poet. Writing candidly about life to raise awareness.

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