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13 April 2007 @ 02:08 am
the visit  
we went to see alex today.

i couldn't recognise him. his head was so swollen... it was unbelieveable. we overheard the doctor telling his family about the operations they have had to perform on him. apparently, there was so much pressure in his head before the first operation, he would have died if they didn't operate. normal pressure is about 15. alex's was over 100. hence, the first operation was rather... explosive. the first operation had a lot of repercussions but it couldn't have been helped. the main objective then was to save his life. problems were bound to arise from such a dangerous situation and its only solution.

the doctor also said that the most important thing for alex to do now is to survive this week. he has multiple internal injuries which cannot be seen. there are many things which may cause his death anytime now, not just his head injury.

and if he does survive this week, there is the question of whether he would ever wake up.

if he does wake up, he would never be 100% alex as we know him.

those were the doctor's words.

it was a sad reunion for the bunch of us. to come together again in such a dark situation after bounding off in different directions was rather surreal. i wondered if alex had been happy the last coupla years. i wondered when he would smile again.

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Wenzwwenzz on April 13th, 2007 03:44 am (UTC)
*hugs*

i don't know what else to do.. sigh. he has been quite happy for the last few years, always doing things he wants to do and hanging out with friends. the only lil' negative stuff was prob the loneliness in his prev. relationship.
JV: downdrag0nette on April 13th, 2007 05:50 pm (UTC)
*hugs* back

that's great to know... it seems too cruel to take it all away from him right when things are going so well for him.