Crossed Wires

“But I’ve never had this happen before.”
I pause, for the umpteenth time.
Explaining your kidneys aren’t working.
And you will require dialysis indefinitely.
It must be hard to hear.
Can’t imagine what you’re going through.
I wish it were different.
All my tips and tricks.
“But I’ve never had this happen before,” I said.

Year Created: 2020

An Internal Medicine resident.