July 7, 2011

Losing time ...

After a few weeks off, I'm taking up the 100 Word Challenge once again. I love the brevity, and reading everyone else's storytelling. It's a kind of computer game I can totally groove on. This week's word is Forward.

Losing time

She couldn’t believe it. She reads the email again. $2500. She cannot afford that! But therapy is helping, and the potential of a week intensive with a psychologist known to have success in treating multiple personality disorders is impossible to pass up.

But $2500! How can she, who could barely stay present for an hour -- never mind remain employed -- come up with the cash?

She has a connection from the days when she lived on a razor’s edge. It’s a dangerous game but its money. As she clicks on forward, she feels her face shift and herself recede ...

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