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Week 45 – You’re a wild one, aren’t you?

“Okay, honey, which one do you like best?” “Umm . . .” her ten year old son waffled. “You can’t have them all,” she said firmly. She knew what was running through her son’s head. “But, mom,” he whined. “No.”

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Week 44 – The burn, it soothes me

She sucked in a breath as a dark shaft of pain stabbed through her back, right between her shoulder blades. This was impossible. She couldn’t do it no matter how hard she tried. “What are you doing?” She held up

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Week 34 – Better the devil you know

Why did this always happen to her? Why did she never learn her lesson? What was wrong with her? How did she always get herself into these situations? And why did she ask herself so many questions? Alannah rolled her

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Week 33 – Slamming doors and broken glass

Slamming doors and broken glass. It could mean only one thing. Her little munchkins were at it again. Why did her kids think they could build a plane that could really fly? This was the third window they’d broken this

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Week 32 – Tomato soup, naturally

She felt so bad. Her head pounded, she ached all over, her stomach churned. She had already thrown up several times. She was cold. So cold. She couldn’t stop shivering. The door opened. The rush of cold air that accompanied

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