Butt in a sling

“Guuuuurl! How did you manage that?” I whistled as I appraised the damage. There was no bleeding and it appeared to be lodged just under the skin.“I was sitting on the edge of the fishing dock and when I went to get up I guess I pushed back and managed to impale myself on the…

Back at it

“I’m gonna need a crowbar to get me outta this chair!” I told my husband as I felt my body relaxing into it. Himself laughed. I turned my face towards the sun and sat very still for several minutes. Source “It’s a far cry from a four star spa but there are definite moments of…

There is no crystal ball

I left Bill as they finished drawing his blood. I gave him a quick, awkward hug and left before he would notice that I had eyes full of tears. I thanked Dr. Holmes for his help and then quickly made my way towards the parking lot. I sat in the driver’s seat and rested my head in my hands….

Lost my cool

“Whoa!” Dr. Holmes exclaimed as he wrapped his arm over my shoulder. “No need for tears. We are going to take good care of him. Shhhh.”I unzipped my back pack and found some tissues to wipe my eyes. I loudly blew my nose as I apologized profusely. Incapable of holding it together! “I am so…

Deja vu

Bill pulled open the van door and sat down in the passenger seat. He smiled at me and waved his wallet. “Ready to go!” Bill sat back. I nodded as I observed the beads of sweat in his forehead and across his upper lip. He looked even pastier…if that was possible. Seeing him like that…