*** Just to note,
Jo is still in the ICU; however, she is now in London. I visited
her after school. The doctor said she should be able to leave once she
wakess up; her blood count is low, almost back to normal!
Now to the 2nd part of the story.
"Dwayne, how will I tell Rusty?" Erika asked over her lunch.
She didnít have the stomach to eat.
Dwayne ran his hand along her chin, lifting her face towards
him. "You will be fine. Weíll have to tell him the truth, though.
He will understand."
"Heís only a boy. Are you sure he can understand?" Erika looked
at her lunch. "I canít eat...."
"Thatís all right; I am done," Dwayne told her as he waved down
their young waitress. "Can I have the check, please"
The waitress smiled as she gave them the check. "You can pay at
the front of the restaurant."
"Thank you," Erika told the young waitress.
"How much should we leave her?" Erika wondered as she got out
"Give her a ten. From where Iím standing sheís a soon-to-be
mother." Dwayne pointed to the waitress as she was helping some other
people. "She looks 4 months, plus she was very nice to us."
"Thatís fine with me." Erika put down the ten as they got up.
As Erika got settled into her new room at the hospital, she began
to feel more and more worried about what the next couple months might bring.
"Should I bring Rusty in tonight?" Dwayne asked as he tried to
help Erika settle in.
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