Amidst the backdrop of pain and injury, GI bleeds and fungal infections, it can be truly heartwarming to watch the seeds of true love blossom in the ER. Two young patients, both baked out of their minds, made that special connection while flirting from opposite ends of the hallway the other night. Our young Romeo, waxing rhapsodic from his stretcher, sought to woo the object of his affection by repeatedly asking her for "her digits," promptly forgetting them, and asking again. Our fair maiden, to her credit, never seemed to mind (or remember) that she was repeating herself.
Throughout their courtship, I kept thinking back to that classic scene in the Princess Bride... "So treasure your wuv..."