p diddy’s got nothing on ms. b

October 10, 2007

Thank you, Hon–You just saved my butt . . . and you know it’s a big butt!
She said it as if it were the most natural thing in the world to tell someone, and I guess I deserved it, having just followed her instructions to help her precarious position in her wheelchair: I braced myself behind her, grasped the elastic waistband of her pants, and hoisted her up to shift her into a better position. My coworker later berated me for attempting such a thing, as the last time she had done it, she had enlisted the aid of a male nurse. Ah well–it seemed to work alright this time!

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