My eyes popped open as the pain flashed like lightning through my abdomen. My first thought was that the pain killers had worn off. I realized that my body was curled up in a ball and moving only added to the intense pain now fully raging through my body. My eyes strained to see the numbers on the clock across the room. 2:10 am. “This is not good,” I thought to myself. Carefully I rolled out of the bed and crept down the hall to the kitchen while hunching over and holding my stomach. I felt through the dark kitchen and retrieved a small bottle of water and a few crackers. Then crept slowly back to the master bath to the medicine cabinet. [Read more…]
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