Chapter 118: Thought He didn’t know what She was thinking? (3)
Chen Xiuqi’s second aunt, Zhang Guifang, had her own TCM obstetrics and gynecology hospital, she was an expert in both fields. She was only in her office during the mornings of every Tuesday and Friday, but whenever she was there, a long queue would always be waiting for her. If Chen Xiuqi hadn’t told her about this in advance, then he wouldn’t even be able to get a number if he just brought her over.
Zhang Guifang set aside a friday afternoon slot for them and waited for Chen Xiuqi to bring her over. When Chen Xiuqi finally arrived with Su Yaya, Zhang Guifang was busy organizing a patient’s files in her office. She was wearing a white lab coat as she looked through the records seriously. She looked no different from any other doctors from the other hospitals.
“Auntie,” Chen Xiuqi called out to her while he brought Su Yaya in.
Su Yaya quickly greeted her as well, “Hello, auntie.”
Zhang Guifang paused with what she was doing and looked up from the paperwork. After seeing the two of them, she smiled. “I’ve been waiting a long time for you. What took you so long? Come and sit, I’ll take a look at you after I’m done with this record.”
Chen Xiuqi responded to her courtesy with his own, “Please, go ahead. We’ll wait for you.”
“There’s water at the side, you can help yourselves,” Zhang Guifang offered them.
Chen Xiuqi responded, “Thank you.”
The two of them spoke quite freely and naturally. Su Yaya could see that the relationship between the both of them weren’t bad. When she was reading the novel, although Chen Xiuqi’s family situation wasn’t well-described, she still thought that with a wealthy family like Chen Xiuqi that had over billions in properties, the family was probably locked in an endless fight for the money. She naturally assumed that there probably weren’t many good feelings between them.
However, right now, when she saw how Zhang Guifang and Chen Xiuqi interacted with each other, she felt like she had just been slapped on the face. Zhang Guifang and Chen Xiuqi clearly had a good relationship, and seeing that there wasn’t any stiffness between them, it surely wasn’t fake. They were truly close to each other.
If Chen Xiuqi’s relationship with his second aunt was this good, then his relationship with his second uncle probably wouldn’t be all that bad either. Even though Su Yaya had never met him, this was how she felt right now. Chen Xiuqi’s relationship with his second uncle and his family must be rather harmonious.
Zhang Guifang was quickly finished organizing the file. After doing so, she came over to take a look at Su Yaya. Once they sat down together, she told her to stretch her right hand out so she could check her pulse. After a moment, she switched to the left wrist.
Once she was done, Zhang Guifang began writing her a prescription. While she was doing this, she informed Su Yaya, “It looks like there are no major problems. As long as you take your medicine and condition your body properly, you’ll get better in the future. I’ll prescribe one course of medicine for you first. Come and see me again after you finish it.”
“Thank you, auntie,” Chen Xiuqi quickly thanked her for the information.
Zhang Guifang raised her head to look at him and smiled.
Su Yaya suddenly reached out and tugged Chen Xiuqi. The corners of her mouth moved, she was reminding him to mention what he promised to do.
Chen Xiuqi was amused by this, so he said to Zhang Guifang, “Auntie, Yaya said she’s afraid of bitter medicine and says not to give her anything bitter!”
Zhang Guifang stopped writing and raised her eyes to look at Su Yaya. There was a look of amusement in her eyes. Su Yaya couldn’t help but feel her cheeks grow red from being looked at like this. She was too embarrassed to look back at Zhang Guifang, so instead, she turned to shoot a glare at Chen Xiuqi. It was a look filled with grievances — how could you do this to me?
Chen Xiuqi reached out to pet her head before looking seriously at Zhang Guifang. “Auntie, are there any ways to make the medicine, at the very least, not bitter?”
Once Zhang Guifang saw this interaction between the two of them, she noticed that they seemed to be doing so much better now when compared to how they were back at the ancestral home. So, she smiled and replied, “If you don’t want it to be bitter, then you can just add sugar! Tons of sugar!”
The author has something to say: So sweet, my throat is getting sticky.