Grieve in advance so that when tragedy actually hits, I might get credit for the time I've already put in.
Once the medical profession determines your condition is depressingly ordinary and inglorious, that recovery or death will be slow and boring, without redemptive arc, they quickly lose interest in you.
Prematurely heartbroken over my mother's death, I did what I always do when inconsolable.
This is the second time I caught my son and his girlfriend in the act.
Ellen and Mary Tom in high school, after gym class.
Speaking of control, are you in love with your girlfriend? My aunt was visiting and I stopped by.