In July, Bowi got sick three times. The first time, he was confined in St. Luke's for 5 days. Some days later, just after his birthday, he caught a cough and cold. And then towards the end of the month, he contracted parotitis, inflammation of the salivary gland. Similar to mumps or could be mumps, we didn't really know for sure.
He was sick for more than ten days. There was slight fever and pain in the area. On the day that I left for Makati to interview a foreign celebrity, there was a typhoon and it was very windy. And Bowi was feverish in bed. This is the story that came out of that short trip one stormy day.