Many thanks from alala for the kind wishes! There are no complications and she’s recovering, although this is apparently a longish process. alala’s increasingly annoyed by hospital life; definitely a good sign. The treatment involves an intravenous drip, orthopedic stockings (very sexy, see above), some really neat gadgets she has to use to bring her lungs back to full capacity–and ‘food’. My theory is that the organic matter served instead of breakfast, lunch and dinner is supposed to trigger archaic survival instincts and mobilize the body’s resistance. The only chance to escape this culinary rogue regime is to get healthy. Here’s a sample of ‘food’ (administered 9 September, 12:00 CET):
Health insurance receives about €1,000 monthly from us. I know now that the money is well spent.