Another surgery

Having been married at Santa Monica Beach, CA in ’07, I’d hardly predicted how we would spend our anniversary nine years later. As we checked into the registration desk at the Denton Regional Hospital, the receptionist asked, “How can I help you?” I responded, “We’ve reserved the honeymoon suite and spa.” After surviving an emergency open-appendectomy all-inclusive of [benign] tumors and seriositis (the inflammation of the tissues lining [a number of] my vital organs), a few months later, what I thought to be scar tissue turned into a golf ball-sized tear at the top of my 8-inch incision. Spring Break…

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