"Here's an update on me: I'm about to be discharged. The severe pain I encountered suddenly from late morning to early afternoon has subsided, so hopefully it stays that way (not even a morphine injection was able to reduce it). I'm actually in the wheelchair on the way down to the exit right now, where they will most likely dump me out onto the sidewalk. :-)."
He was duly so dumped, after a ride in the "Patient Family Shuttle", in the parking lot. Anjana. having found an interesting-looking specimen lying on the sidewalk, brought it back home. The pain level has subsided considerably,but he's still suffering from a significant amount and is resting now, at 5.15pm.
When he came into the house, there was a magic box waiting for him. When he said "Abracadabra" (at the box's command) a piece of paper saying, "Appa, get well soon" suddenly came out. Here..you can see for yourselves:
The magic box, earlier, also produced straws and glasses:
Please note, there is nobody in the box! I wonder, if I say "Abracadabra" again, whether I will get some cash....