Here is the long awaited part 14! No, the story did not end after the declaration of love and subsequent grieving at the hospital. And it is not ending with this chapter either. There is little more that I will share with you as soon as it is done.
The whole pregnancy loss storyline really took it out of me and I felt drained for a couple of weeks. I’m ok now, just preparing myself for Chloé’s anniversary in a couple of weeks.
I wait until I’m home, sitting on my couch in my comfy PJs, snuggled up to Donovan with his arm around me, to ring my boss. I already know it’s not going to go well.
It never does when I ask her for a day off so a whole week? I sigh and dial her number. She picks up on the third ring.
“Hi, it’s Selina. I’m sorry for the late notice but I won’t be able to come in this week.”
“What do you mean? We have a huge week ahead, you can’t just take a holiday on a whim. You already had Saturday off!”
“I am not taking a freaking holiday, I need time off, doctor’s orders.” I really don’t want to get into details with her.
“You went to the effort to see a doctor on the weekend so you can have a week off? You really must be desperate. Who’s the guy?”
“What? I’m not taking a week off work because I have a new boyfriend!” Unlike some people… “I have a letter from the doctor at the hospital saying I need to have at least a week off for medical reasons.” Continue reading