The intern who is currently working under me text messaged me yesterday to inform me that he has contracted dengue fever and has been warded in a local hospital. And here I was wondering why he kept taking medical leave for the past week. Will be going down shortly to see how he's doing. I asked him if he was out of danger and he told me he wasn't sure, something about his platelet count being very low. Hope he's gonna be ok.
Update : His condition has stabilised. Basically platelets are the stuff in your blood that causes your blood to clot when you bleed. So a low platelet count means that you could bleed to death from a cut or a wound, so he's confined to the bed for the time being, he can't even go to the toilet.
But I'm really glad he's gonna be ok, I was really worried. Sometimes you tend to take people for granted, and you only realise it when something happens to them. He has been doing a lot of my dirty work, stuff that I threw to him because I didn't wanna do it. So if anything happens to him I might have to go back to doing them myself, and that is something I can't even imagine myself doing. So thank you God.
Oh regarding the date with the madame yesterday, the less said the better. I went into her office after training and asked her out. She stared at me for the longest time, and then she flashed a toothy grin and said yes! But my joy was short-lived. I should have known something was wrong when she pushed me forward towards her table and then locked the office door. Now I know what those long wooden sticks that some of the officers hold in their hands are for. This is a Valentine's day I will never forget, for all the wrong reasons.