Flash in the Pan

“Mrs. Castille, over the course of the next few weeks, you will see him regress to need a level of care commensurate with a newborn.”

“What about treatment? Medicine? Therapy?”

“They are over. We are withdrawing all support.”

“What happens now?”

“We wait.”

“For what?”


Welcome to "Flash in the Pan"

Welcome to “Flash in the Pan”

August is over with a 75-word limit, but this sinister heartbreaker comes in at 46. The featured word is regress.

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  1. Harsh times indeed…
    What a great looking flash Red 🙂

    I hope that your weekend
    has started beautifully 🙂 🙂

    Andro xxxx

  2. Hmm, I’m always the caretaker, so I guess I’d be the one doing whatever needs to be done ’til the end…
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  3. Too real for too many. Pretty powerful flash Red.
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  4. Shockingly hard, saddly all to real for so many. When do you think the medical community will gain the heart to do something more?
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  5. Yes, too real indeed.
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  6. I’m not sure if it quaint. But what is the difference when one must make the decision?
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  7. Now that is some good bedside manner rithg there.
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