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The Tissue Epiphany

Dennis was so exhausted he practically fell into the driver’s seat of his Nissan. The cold that now ravaged his body first reared it’s ugly head just after lunch. By five o’clock he had a full blown cold, complete with … Continue reading

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The Examination

Gina looked at the others who were sitting in the waiting room of the doctor’s office and a chill ran down her spine. She approached the only seat available, but decided to stand once she noticed an indiscernible stain all … Continue reading

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Sick Day

The very first thing Vernon noticed when his alarm went off was a burning in his throat.He tried swallowing, but it felt like choking down broken glass. He also couldn’t breathe through his nose. He felt alright the night before. … Continue reading

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The Night of Projectile Vomiting

“Last night I woke up to the worst sound in the world,” said Don. “What?” asked Frances. The two were standing in line at Starbucks. “The sound of my son throwing up.” Frances cringed. “That’s bad.” “At first I thought … Continue reading

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Why Men Die Sooner Than Women

Brenda left her afternoon meeting, checked her phone for messages and groaned. “What’s up?” asked Martin. “My husband left sixteen texts and three messages,” she said. Martin gave Brenda a quizzical look. “He’s sick,” explained Brenda. “Oh,” said Martin. “What’s … Continue reading

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Virusgirl

After the morning rush at the coffee shop Sandy covered her mouth and ran to the back. Miguel noticed her and followed. “Are you okay?” asked Miguel. “I don’t feel so good,” mumbled Sandy. “You look pale.” “I threw up … Continue reading

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Escape Plan

Bruce arrived at home from work just in time to discover Amy emphatically embracing the toilet. He froze. She hadn’t yet seen him. Sneaking out of the front door seemed like a hopeful plan. Unfortunately, it was a plan doomed … Continue reading

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