Monday, March 19, 2018

72/365/Secrets and Lies in 56

“Your mom lied to me,” my husband says, in disbelief. “Right to my face.” She told him she would take her insulin and meds. She told him she had taken her insulin and meds. But when the nurse finally pressed her on it, she had to admit she’d done neither. “Welcome to my childhood,” I say.


  1. I was relating to all this - with my mother in her last years, and my mother-in-law at the moment. But that last line slayed me.

  2. Is this a lie? I'm hoping so....