Pain unrelenting. Doctors dismiss my pleas, ushering me quickly out of the office. I struggle into the hallway and call my husband. Other brush past me, looking on curiously. 93 more words
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I am so often struck by the stark contrasts of this world, and particularly how sorrow and joy seem to be able to move together in a sort of uncomfortable dance, each one rising and receding in turn. 751 more words
Maggie’s mom’s condition worsens in an episode directed by Ellen Pompeo.
The voice-over of the episode reminisces about when Meredith’s mom, Ellis, died. Meredith found a note that said “Important: tell Meredith not to” but the note was never finished, and Meredith never got to hear the rest of her mother’s advice. 2,282 more words