Chapter 36 – Taken Care of (2)
After breakfast, Gu Siyi felt surprised to feel that her period was coming, so she hurriedly went back to the dormitory to put on her aunt’s towel.
For Gu Siyi, the most annoying thing was that her period was never on time, at some unknown moment, it would appear out of nowhere without even saying hello.
After returning to the classroom and reading the timetable she felt depressed. Physical education class, which she was looking forward to the most, happened to be on the same day as her period. It was a disaster.
When the first two classes ended, it was time for between-class exercises. While everyone was leaving, Zheng Peipei could tell that Gu Siyi’s period was coming, and asked her, “Are you going?”
Gu Siyi shook her head, “I don’t want to go.”
“Then you rest here.”
Gu Siyi turned her head and looked at Xia Zhijun next to her. He hadn’t gotten up yet and was still solving a question. She turned sideways and knocked on his table.
When she had his attention she said, “I have a stomach ache. Can you ask Zhou Xiao for a leave?”
The girl’s face was pale, her breath was weak, and she looked really uncomfortable.
He nodded, immediately got up, and went outside. Looking through the window, Gu Siyi saw him following Zhou Xiao’s steps to talk to him.
During that time, she took out a few books and threw them on her table. When they reached a certain height, she rested her head on them, let out a long sigh of relief, and closed her eyes.
After what only felt like a few moments, Gu Siyi was awakened by the sound of footsteps approaching her. She opened her eyes to find Xia Zhijun sitting in Zheng Peipei’s position and said in surprise, “Why are you back?”
“I’ll take you to the infirmary,” he said bluntly.
“It’s okay… no need to go….” Gu Siyi said hurriedly.
His expression was serious, his voice a little more powerful. “Go to the doctor if you feel uncomfortable.”
Gu Siyi: “…”
I can only say the truth.
She turned her face, and said in a low voice, “My aunt is here….” ( A discreet way of saying your period arrived.)
“Oh. Is she a good friend?” Xia Zhijun clearly did not understand the expression.
Gu Siyi was heartbroken and said more bluntly, “The thing that comes once a month….”
Xia Zhijun: “…”
The classroom grew quiet in that same moment. So quiet in fact that the sound of radio gymnastics from the other room echoed around, “Turning movement, one, two, three, four, one, two, three, four….”
Gu Siyi blushed, holding her belly with both hands, she didn’t want to say anything, letting the embarrassment permeate.
After a long while, Xia Zhijun’s slightly dry voice came from behind, “Would you like some hot water?”
Gu Siyi didn’t say a word, but she could feel Xia Zhijun’s hand reaching out, picking up the cup she had placed on the table and going to the water dispenser.
A bit later she also felt the rumble on her table as he placed the filled bottle in front of her.
Gu Siyi slowly sat up and took a few sips from the cup. The warm water slid down her throat to her stomach almost seamlessly, making her feel very comfortable. She licked her lips and whispered, “Thank you.”
Gu Siyi took a few more sips of water before Xia Zhijun asked his next question. “Where’s the chocolate I asked you to bring?”
She responded by bringing out a box of chocolates from under her table and handing him a few pieces.
Xia Zhijun picked up a small piece, tore open the wrapping paper, and raised it towards Gu Siyi’s mouth, “It’s said that sweets can relieve the discomfort.”
“…” It turned out to be for her to eat.
Gu Siyi bit down took one piece in her mouth and chewed slowly.
Xia Zhijun threw the wrapping paper into the trash can not far away, turned around, and asked her. “How is it?”
Gu Siyi nodded and smiled. “It’s delicious.”
The warm water and sweet chocolates go really well together.
Xia Zhijun curled his lips, and his expression relaxed a little. He tore another small piece of chocolate for her and brought it to her mouth.