AuthorsDen.com   Join | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Mary Adair, iDarryl Jenkins, iRandy Richardson, im j hollingshead, iPaul Ulasien, iBob Mitchley, iKeith Dyne, i

  Home > Drama > Stories
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Sponsor Me!
· Success story
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· 7,838 Titles
· 41,508 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Before 2003

Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Beyond Mercy ( KIndle Edition)ebook
by Audrey Coatesworth

Beyond Mercy is now available as an ebook - for Kindle, PC, ipad This story is a past life story - and tells of a family in 1497, and of lives destroyed. The search ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
A Meeting of Two Worlds
by Gordon Abbo

A stargazer encounters friendly aliens who become allies in the War on Terror...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members





Share    Print  Save   Become a Fan


An Update: Sanjeet Raneesh Singh, Summer 2011.
By Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Monday, July 18, 2011

Rated "G" by the Author.

Share this with your friends on FaceBook

Aasha Singh updates us on the lives of herself and her family, particularly her youngest child who was left disabled after an accidental hanging and the guilt she still feels inside.

Image (c) 2011, by Karla Dorman.

July 2011, Nashville, Tennessee~

Aasha Singh writing.  Thought that an update was in due order, so here goes ...

Manjeet is still working hard at his job at the local hospital; sometimes he works upwards to seven days a week.  Sometimes i don't see him for a week: his patients and the demands placed upon him keep him at the hospital.  When he does come home all he wants to do is watch television, drink beer, and relax.

He has been rather testy lately; best to stay out of his way until he simmers down somewhat ... at times, it's like walking on eggshells ...

Happily, though, Vida Chunarum is thriving.  She just completed Grade Five at school: did really well, too.  Scored straight A's in all of her classes.  She is very smart, just like her papa; we couldn't be happier for her!  She is enjoying summer break from school and is having the time of her life playing with her friends and doing a lot of swimming to keep cool during these hot days!

Our son, meanwhile, remains about the same.  No real change in his overall condition (and the doctors continue to remain guarded about his prognosis).  He is doing as well as can be expected, considering that he will remain severely disabled for the remainder of his days.  He is now six and a half but has the mindset of an infant.  He accidentally hung himself five years ago while playing  and suffered catastrophic damage to his brain.  We visit him every week at the home, to ensure that he is being well taken care of by the staff, who attend to his needs.

Thankfully there haven't been too many problems, other than infection or a few rounds with pneumonia.

Do we miss having Sanjeet wih us? Every single day.  I still am plagued with a sense of guilt deep inside.  I still wonder if there was anything I could have done differently to prevent Sanjeet from getting injured, but now that it's happened, all I can do is pray for him to our god and hope that there will continue to be good people in his life to help him whenever he needs it most.  I still grieve over the old Sanjeet verses the new, but family, friends, and my counsellor have helped me move on.

I am a functioning, vibrant human being again, though there are days where I sitill get sad about what has occurred in my baby boy's life.

Vida is so good with her little brother.  Whenever we go to see him, it is she who sings to him, cuddles him, or reads stories to him.  She is very accepting of what has happened; Sanjeet has given our daughter a deep empathy for people who are disabled or brain damaged.  That is a good thing, really: many other people aren't nearly as accepting as she is.

I get sad whenever we take Sanjeet for a walk on the building's grounds: people stare, whisper amongst themselves, or point at Sanjeet as if he is an object to be pitied instead of a human child who happens to be disabled, and it truly saddens me, each and every time.  I just wish there was a magic wand that I could wave to turn Sanjeet back into the laughing little boy he was before The Hanging.  I want nothing more for him to walk, talk, sing, or run again!!  To see him get out of his wheelchair would be the most happiest day of my life!

This is what I dream of, every day.

Well, I have to get Manjeet up; meanwhile, I am going to go back to bed.  I tossed and turned all last night; I could not sleep.  I will write in here agin with another update; until later, this is Aasha Singh saying so long!  May you be blessed!  Meanwhile, please keep us in your thoughts and pray for a miracle for little Sanjeet!  He could definitely use one in his life!  Thank you!

~Aasha.    


Want to review or comment on this short story?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Paul Berube 7/19/2011
Sadly updated, Karen.
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 7/18/2011
Karen another sad tale, but well told, thank you for sharing
In Christs Love
Michele~
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 7/18/2011
Sadness once again ... very well penned, Karen. There are no winners here. Wish you'd do a happier story ...

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :(
Reviewed by Tom Hyland 7/18/2011
KAREN -

a sad tale indeed - a miracle for Sanjeet would be a Blessing for him and his Family!


Books by
Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado



with a little help







The Mexican Swimmer - Book Noir by Paul Kyriazi

If you liked PULP FICTION, SIN CITY and JOHN WICK, you'll love THE MEXICAN SWIMMER...  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


The Girl From Kosovo by Graham whittaker

Caught in a world of drugs, prostitution and human trafficking, Nikita Tarasov plans her escape...  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.