Update from Nurse Bert

2014-01-29 17.27.58

“Wounding and healing are not opposites. They’re part of the same thing. It is our wounds that enable us to be compassionate with the wounds of others. It is our limitations that make us kind to the limitations of other people. It is our loneliness that helps us to find other people or to even know they’re alone with an illness. I think I have served people perfectly with parts of myself I used to be ashamed of. ” 
~ Rachel Naomi Remen

“I choose to write because it’s perfect for me. It’s an escape, a place I can go to hide. It’s a friend, when I feel out casted from everyone else. It’s a journal, when the only story I can tell is my own. It’s a book, when I need to be somewhere else. It’s control, when I feel so out of control. It’s healing, when everything seems pretty messed up.
And it’s fun, when life is just flat-out boring.” 
~ Alysha Speer


There’s nothing much to report here. Nicole is still in bed, and I growl when she tries to get up. This tactic seems to be working.

I have patented a new anti-movement device. In the picture above it might look like I am napping, but this is in fact my new motion-sensor facility. It works really well. She hasn’t tricked me yet!

Anyway, she has one week and six days left on these drugs. We are counting every hour. In the meantime I am telling her all of the good recipes she can blog for you. Roast-a-rama. All kinds of meat pizza. Bones with sauce. Barbeque meats. She can test them on me and Harry so we know they’re good for you.

Okay, I have to wake my patient up. It’s drug time. Be kind to yourselves today and remember that napping is an art form that must be practiced to be perfected. I hope you do some practice this weekend.

Sincerely, Nurse Bert xoxo

Hi! I'm Nicole Cody. I am a writer, psychic, metaphysical teacher and organic farmer. I love to read, cook, walk on the beach, dance in the rain and grow things. Sometimes, to entertain my cows, I dance in my gumboots. Gumboot dancing is very under-rated.
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16 thoughts on “Update from Nurse Bert

  1. Thanks Nurse Burt. Your talk of Roast-a-Rama and Bones with Sauce has me licking my chops with excitement. I see you use the same motion sensor as my daughter, Kyden. Did she buy it from you online? xxx

  2. Nurse Bert (and Student Nurse Harry) – you are doing a MARVELOUS job!! Sometimes Nurses have to growl a bit to get the point across but I’m sure you (like me) do it with love and caring. Keep up the good work and ‘soldier on’ Love from Sister Julia RGN RPN XXX

  3. Nurse Burt I love your style .Who wouldn’t listen to you my darling . Now make you test all those delicious foods cos we are counting on you . And most of of look after that lovely mummy of yours. Sweet dreams and healing .
    Cherry x

  4. Bert I knew you were on to it as soon as I saw the photograph. Well done. 1 week 6 days won’t come soon enough…. but it will come… just like Christmas when we were little xxx

  5. Thx for the update Nurse Bert; I was wondering. Pleeeez send huuuuge hugs and love from me to Nicole – counting down the days with her.

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