I don't know why we have not done this before as so many of us end on on protracted admissions! I am on a marathon stint this time I am now trying all sorts of things to try and help pass the time. So if you have a new or different way to pass the time share it with everyone!
My latest is to get people to bring in those Christmas catalogues that are arriving in newspapers, through the post and from shops. I am then looking through them and getting ideas for presents, once I have the idea I then go and hunt on the web for the cheapest source. I have ordered presents that are Â£20 in the catalogues for Â£5 online! If you don't have the internet I guess you could simply note down who for/where from/price and do the rest when you are home convalescing. And I am feeling a surge of deep satisfaction as the Christmas list gets organised and filled