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Self Discovery: Chapter 30For the rest of that week, Hannah barely left my side. She went home to sleep most nights, but was there bright and early in the morning after Mom went to sleep to make me breakfast and stay with me for the day.Self Discovery: Chapter 30 by CarolinesEcho
We didn't do a whole lot that week; according to the doctor, bed rest also included such things as no video games, phone, movies, reading or homework. So Hannah and I played Board games. Sorry, Scrabble and a few rounds of Mille Bournes. Sometimes she read to me, which was nice.
There were at least two nights that week when she stayed the night. Those were the times I loved the most. She would crawl into bed with me and the two of us would snuggle, either talking most of the night--or rather, until she told me I had to go to sleep so I could rest--or she'd read to me. Towards the end of the week, the doctor said I could watch movies and play video games. So we laid in my bed and watched movies. We watched Rent one night and I finally got to see the movie I couldn't focus on the
Self Discovery: Chapter 29I woke up to the warmth of sunlight on my face. I yawned and stretched, feeling much better than I had last night. Slowly, I rolled over. Hannah was on the other side of the bed, lying on her back. She was sound asleep.Self Discovery: Chapter 29 by CarolinesEcho
She must have let me sleep longer than she was supposed to. That or she fell asleep at some point during the night. For a moment, I just lay there, watching her.
The sunlight danced across her face and she wore a peaceful expression. The sunlight that had fallen on her hair turned it from blonde to a brilliant gold. She was the most beautiful creature I had ever seen.
Careful not to wake her, I slowly inched across the bed, coming to snuggle against her, resting my head on her shoulder. I smiled at the sound of her steady heartbeat, watching her chest rise and fall with each breath.
She stirred. A yawn escaped her lips and she stretched, turning her head to look at me. She put an arm around my back, pulling me close. "Hey."
"When did you wake up?"
"Few minutes ag
Self Discovery: Chapter 28"Les, time to wake up." Hannah gently shook me. "I gave you a little over two hours that time."Self Discovery: Chapter 28 by CarolinesEcho
I rolled over in bed, glaring at her. I was really starting to get annoyed. This was the fourth...wait, fifth time? I don't remember. Anyway, this had to be the fourth or fifth time she had woken me up since we'd gotten home. I couldn't even remember how long ago that was. "Why do you keep waking me up? All I wanna do is sleep."
"I told you. The doctor said you might have a concussion. So unfortunately, that means I have to wake you up every two hours. I can't let you sleep longer than that." She looked apologetic. "I'm sorry."
She was to cute. "That's okay." I smiled sleepily at her, giving her a kiss on the cheek and snuggling closer to her. She was lying next to me in bed, the movie she was watching on her smart phone illuminating her face in the dark room. She looked as tired as I felt. "What are we watching?"
She chuckled as she put an arm around me. "You mean what I'm watching. Uh, Ren
Self Discovery: Chapter 27"She'll be fine Mrs. Patterson."Self Discovery: Chapter 27 by CarolinesEcho
"Are you sure? Her friend said she ran into someone's locker door face first at school, then fell down and hit her head."
"Well, hitting her head like that would cause a bump. But there's no bump that I can see. The X-Ray didn't show a concussion. However, given her current state, I think it best if she take the rest of the week off from school and have bed rest." The doctor pushed open the door, escorting Mom and I into the waiting room.
"Hannah, the doctor said Leslie's fine to go home."
Hannah glanced up from her phone, a look of concern on her face as she walked over to me. "How you feeling?"
"She'll be drowsy for awhile," the doctor said. "It's best someone's awake tonight to keep an eye on her. She'll need to be woken up every two hours to make sure there aren't any complications. She should be fine though; give me a call if something changes."
"Thank you doctor." Mom shook the doctor's hand and told him good-night.
Hannah looped h
How to Celebrate Valentine's Day if You're SingleValentine's Day is fast approaching and for many people, that means cards, candy, hearts, chocolate, dates and flowers. But what about those of us who are single? Do we just sit back and watch the most romantic day of the year unfold in front of us without celebrating?How to Celebrate Valentine's Day if You're Single by CarolinesEcho
Not at all. Single women can celebrate too. So here are some ideas on how to celebrate Valentine's Day if you're single.
Step 1: Find a single friend and hang out with them for the day. You can spend the day catching up, watching cheesy chick flicks or shopping.
Step 2: Pamper yourself. Have a spa day, or if you're not in the mood for it (or don't have the budget), then opt for a mani-pedi. Either way, make sure to pamper yourself, because you deserve it.
Step 3: Watch chick flicks. They can be cheesy, dramatic or funny. Or, for something different, watch an anti-Valentine's Day movie. Find a good action, adventure, horror, thriller movie. Just because it's Valentine's Day doesn't mean you have to watch romantic movies.
The Dying ArtistI was a right brainer once. Art. Music. Writing. Poetry and Photography. They were my heart and soul. They gave me breath and fueled my passion for creativity.The Dying Artist by CarolinesEcho
But then, reality sank in. Jobs. A mortgage. Two kids and me being a single Mom. The bills won't pay themselves. So after a lot of soul searching, I gave it all up:
Art supplies were stuffed into craft boxes and shoved under the bed. The guitars, ukuleles and piano were all sold in an effort to provide a modest income while I began job searching. Writing and poetry were pushed to the back of my mind, all story ideas and poetic metaphor squirreled away for when I had the time to visit them again.
Time. What a bunch of bullshit. It's a commodity many of us have, but few of us revere until we're older and fail to realize how precious it really is.
I eventually found an office job. One that specializes in tracking processes, procedures and other corporate bullshit.
It was okay at first; I'd go home at the end of the day, pull out my
Hi there! I'm CarolinesEcho and this is my first time using DeviantART.
While I don't consider myself an artist by any means (given the fact that I can't draw), I do enjoy writing and photography. Although I don't do photography as much.
At this point, photography is definitely a hobby for me and while writing is too (especially writing fanfiction), I would love to get at least one piece of writing published in my life, just so I can say I did it if nothing else.
What you will get from me at this point is most likely original stories/poems, some fanfics (which may or may not have already been uploaded to my fanfiction.net account) and on occasion some photos, if I think they're any good. And on very rare occasions, some digital art as well. It may not be very good, but I do like fooling around with Microsoft paint and powerpoint every once in a while.
So onward and upward I guess.
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