ArunaI stirred a little before opening my eyes. The curtains were left open, letting the sun rays stream in the room, filling it with warmth and light.I looked over my shoulder and was surprised to see that Sumit was still there l
Aruna"Rohit, where the hell is your brother?" I gritted through clenched teeth.Tia had left to check a patient in the neighbourhood telling me to call her if I needed
Aruna"98°C", I mumbled, taking a look at the thermometer. Thank goodness the temperature decreased a little. I sighed. Sumit hummed while his eyes remained shut as he rested his head against the headboard, half sitting.
SumitBlack dots marred my vision as every objected become a blurred image as I sat on the floor of the dimly lit washroom. I panted as I felt my whole body trembling. I was sweating profusely. My chest constricted as I tried to calm myself. It was a miracle that I had managed to come here to suffer silently without waking up Aruna. I prayed that the walls muffled my voice.
ArunaSumit looked at me with disbelief. The food on the plate was long forgotten."You knew I had an anxiety attack yesterday and yet you pretended to remain oblivious about it?"
ArunaAn awkward silence dominated the atmosphere as we were on our way to my parents' house. All this was the result of the sudden hug that we shared or that I had initiated. I have never been so bold before as to initiate a hug moreover hug a guy. Not even Akash - my so-called ex. Where was all this bravado coming from? Trust me I have no idea.
ArunaI closed the second suitcase and put it away and walked out of the walk-in closet. It was quite late, and we had a morning flight tomorrow. W had left my parents' house with a teary goodbye. It wasn't easy knowing that I only get to see them, talk to them virtually as we would be miles apart. I had to repeatedly reassure ma that we would be okay, that I'd try to visit them once or twice a year. Somehow I had to convince myself about it as well.
ArunaSumit's chest was heaving up and down with aggravation. And I? I was looking at him with a mixture of shock and disbelief."What?" it came out as a whisper.