Don’t Resuscitate My Mother, She Needs To Go

She woke up with a start in the middle of the night. What she thought was a nightmare turned out to be her cellphone’s ring that had woken her up. Groggy as she was, she answered it. Within seconds her mouth went dry and the mind just went numb. Her own replies weren’t audible to her. By the time she hung up on the ominous caller, she was already out of bed, trying to get ready to leave. On the way to the hospital, she smiled wryly at the last conversation she’d had with her, just two days ago. They…