CRASH! Excerpts

Nancy – Part 8

“I was back in Unit 58. In Andrea’s office. Facing her chair. Her empty chair. I was filling in a crossword puzzle. A test from Andy. I was stuck on 69 down. ‘Lave’. Six letters. Crud. I hear Andrea saying, “Lyle. You’re early. Your appointment isn’t till three o’clock. You’ll have to go and come…

CRASH! Table of Contents

Since I write non-sequentially and largely by inspiration this Table of Contents will undergo periodic revision, as I am inspired.   Contents Copyright Page Prologue PART ONE – RECOVERY BEGINS 2 EMS to the Rescue 3 ICU Is a Four Letter Word 4 The More is NOT the Merrier PART TWO – REHABILITATION BEGINS 5…

Spider Webs

I woke. With Siper Webs. Caressing my face. Burning. Itching. Hot. My old friend. Visiting. Last week. Serotonin Syndrome by name. I had first experienced SS when I was given Injectible Naloxone (Narcan). For an Morphine overdose. Then I rocketed from SS to Hypomania to full blown Psychotic Mania. This time SS was milder. Thank…

Nancy – Part 6

The railing was now on my right. But, I was going up. Not down. Kenny had said going up was easier. Less scary. I remembered the SSB stairwell. Going up was absolutely less scary. I had to try. It was the middle of the day. No one was going to come by. To help me….

Nancy – Part 6

The door was locked. Duh! I had remembered my keys. But could I open the very heavy door. On the way out I had simply pressed the handle down. Pushed the door open. Fairly easy. Besides I had the hunger driving me. But pulling the door might be another thing. I had to try. How…