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20 hours ago

WTF is it? in Journal

I was all set to write, and then I realized that I really don’t have much to say. Tomorrow I go for the stomach ultrasound and hope for the best. I realize that just because they may not see anyt...


2 days ago

Guessing in Journal

I’m 59% through the challenge. I went through New Hampshire, Montreal, Israel, and now I’m in Austria. So far, Israel was the only ugly ride. It was even more barren than Maricopa with nothing bu...


3 days ago

Stomach Nightmare in Journal

11/21/2022 I think it’s pretty pathetic that it takes hours to get through to a doctor’s office these days. It’s all about them being cheap and cutting back on help. Money always means more to th...


November 16, 2022

TSH 6.93 in Journal

Ugh, 8 billion people in the world now. I suppose it will be 10 billion or higher by the time I die. They talk about it declining after a while, but that just doesn’t seem possible. Even if the f...


October 27, 2022

Crowned in Journal

I’ve been struggling with horrible writer’s block as far as creative writing goes. If I don’t manage to finish the last story I started, this will be the first year since 2003 that I didn’t write...


July 03, 2022

Chapter 30 in Rainstorm

Rain slowly regained the use of her arm and shoulder, but oh, how it ached at times. A week later she was transferred back to the psych ward where she received intensive therapy to discuss the ho...


July 03, 2022

Chapter 29 in Rainstorm

Someone rapped on the door to her room and Rain turned her head from her book. It was the ever so dark and lovely sexy Nurse Elizabeth. “Hey there,” she said with a smile. “Hey,” Rain smiled ba...


July 03, 2022

Chapter 28 in Rainstorm

The voice cooed to her. It was the most comforting, soothing voice she heard in a long time. She wanted to open her eyes in response to the voice that was speaking ever so gently to her, but the ...


July 03, 2022

Chapter 27 in Rainstorm

Rain slowly floated up toward consciousness and struggled against her restraints. She tried to force her eyes open, but all she could see was the blurry white ceiling above her. She moaned and tu...


July 03, 2022

Chapter 26 in Rainstorm

The detective pressed the button and began to speak. “Just to get it on record, this is Detective John Morrison, and present with me are Officer Tanner Wallows and Doctor Julia Linden. The date i...


July 03, 2022

Chapter 25 in Rainstorm

Rain had been dealing with a series of psych evaluations and meeting with therapists, shrinks, and participating in therapeutic groups and activities within the hospital. She hadn’t been pressure...


July 03, 2022

Chapter 24 in Rainstorm

“Are you sure of what you saw?” the sharply dressed police detective asked the shy woman before him. The woman was a young Mexican immigrant and her English was rather limited. “Sí, estoy seguro....


July 03, 2022

Chapter 23 in Rainstorm

Doctor Santiago studied Rain Rudkin’s medical records on the medical group’s computer system. She wanted to make sure that everything was up to date. She was just about to log off the portal when...


July 03, 2022

Chapter 22 in Rainstorm

Rain stared out the window forlorn and feeling lost. She still had no roommate and that was okay with her. Or was it? Maybe if she had a roommate, they would take her mind off of things even if i...


July 03, 2022

Chapter 21 in Rainstorm

Part Three The Nurse Elizabeth Curran had been a registered nurse for the same medical group for years. The thirty-five-year-old California native loved being in the medical field. Unlike many bu...


July 01, 2022

Chapter 20 in Rainstorm

Rain cried that morning upstairs in bed while the neighbor that Julia had babysit her watched TV downstairs. How could her life change so horribly and so fast? She felt so trapped and depressed t...


July 01, 2022

Chapter 19 in Rainstorm

She couldn’t believe it. She just couldn’t believe it. How she actually managed to work up the nerve to shoot Rain’s husband, she’d never know. It just seemed like the night Rain went on her last...


July 01, 2022

Chapter 18 in Rainstorm

Doctor Ana Santiago sunk into her plush chair, kicked her feet up, and closed her eyes. It had been a rather long and interesting day for the young Costa Rican-born doctor. She had seen Rain Rudk...


July 01, 2022

Chapter 17 in Rainstorm

Rain had just gotten off the phone with Nurse Elizabeth who had called to give her the numbers of her current thyroid hormone level, and then she sat down to do some more mental pondering. She wa...


July 01, 2022

Chapter 16 in Rainstorm

As time passed, Rain began to feel more relaxed while she and the doctor spent time chatting and watching TV. They made dinner together as they chatted about local and world events. The shrimp sc...


June 30, 2022

Chapter 15 in Rainstorm

Julia thought about Rain all day at work. Rain was becoming like a drug to her. An addicting drug at best, too. The more she saw of Rain, the more she wanted to see her. She was baffled by hersel...


June 30, 2022

Chapter 14 in Rainstorm

As Rain and Troy settled into their new home, Rain began to loosen up and relax. The more time went on without anything bad happening, the more confident she felt that the madwoman would not trac...


June 30, 2022

Chapter 13 in Rainstorm

Julia didn’t know why, but each time she saw Rain she wanted to see more of her. She wanted to get to know more than the few trivial things she knew about her. She seemed to be the only one whose...


June 30, 2022

Chapter 12 in Rainstorm

“Guess who our neighbor is across the street?” Rain asked her husband as soon as she entered their house. Troy looked at her, unable to begin to guess. “Please don’t tell me it’s her.” “I would s...


June 30, 2022

Chapter 11 in Rainstorm

Part Two The Doctor Six Weeks Later… 57-year-old Julia Linden had taken a month off from her endocrinology practice in Sacramento in order to do something she hadn’t expected to do for another 25...


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