It's 3:15a.m, and I'm supposed to be sleeping, but I feel that I have to just write this now.
Ayah had planned to finish some work tonight, but he just could not open his eyes. Well, I can't blame him - he came back from the hospital at 4:30a.m yesterday, slept at 5:00a.m, and woke up at 6:15a.m, because he had to be at Sri Pentas by 7:30a.m. Meaning - he only had 1 hour and 15 minutes of sleep in the last 42 hours or so!
I insisted that he get some sleep and I promised to wake him up after two hours. He went to bed at 1:00a.m, and I decided to do some work on the computer while waiting for the two hours to pass (I did not want to sleep, as the chances of me hearing the alarm after only 2 hours of sleep would be very slim - they say that we would be in our deepest sleep in the first two hours?).
At 3:10a.m, I gently tapped on Ayah's hand and asked him - "Yah, do you want to wake up now and do your work? Or do you want to continue sleeping till 5:00a.m? I'll re-set the alarm for you, if you want?"
To which he answered, "It's okay, just let go for now..."
And I was like, "Huh?!" and I asked , "Let go?" I was smiling away and decided to play along and layan his "mamun". Hehehe!
"Nak let go apa, Yah?", I asked again.
And he said (eyes still closed), "Hmmm...no need to approach them yet for now".
I was trying very hard to control my laughter, but, I prompted Ayah again, "Errrr...approach siapa, untuk apa, Yah?"
"Untuk Larian Kardio", he muttered, and suddenly he opened his eyes.
He looked at me - somewhat confused. I looked at him - even more confused. And both of us started laughing!!!
.....and he went straight back to sleep after that....
So, when I wrote "he sleeps, he eats, he drinks, and he breathes Larian Kardio" in my previous posting, I forgot to write that " he also DREAMS of Larian Kardio"...
P/S : Zainal Abidin (YES! THE Zainal Abidin) paid a surprise visit to PPUM Cardiology Ward yesterday to show his support for Larian Kardio and spent quite considerable time with heart patients and staff there. Read about it here and here. You can also watch the video of an interview with him here.