She hated lying to her daughter. “I had to visit a friend.” “Can we do something fun tomorrow?” “We’re going swimming,” Tara told her. “That’s fun.” Tara pulled the blankets off the bed and checked the sheets before placing her daughter in bed. “Aunt Jenn tells me you were unhappy this evening. What happened?” Jamie shrugged.
She would smile at me and say “It’s fine give me one more”. She didn’t have night shift nurse so my mom would sleep with her to help her needs like giving her water, bread, etc..; one night my Mom asked me to help her out and sleep with my Granny. It was midnight and she called up on me and said “Hamed I want to set, help me”, so I woke up and said “Uff! Okay”. I helped her, gave her a glass of water and told her to go to sleep its midnight.
We watched TV, Played a couple board games and cards. It was right when we both started to end the night. “Mom I don’t feel good” I said almost crying “I think I’m going to die I’m scared” I leaned toward her and vomited all over her. My mother has never moved so fast. She hit the nurse’s button, the nurse went in to the room, saw me then walked out and brought back crackers, a gown( for my mother to wear) and a Plastic bag (for my mom can put her dirty clothes in).
The instant Abby laid eyes on her mother she scooted into her arms. Sweet curls bounced on her shoulders. Patsy reached for the jar of peppermint sticks and handed one to Kat. “Take this for Abby. It will be a nice treat for tomorrow.” * * * Abby laid her head on the pillow and slipped right off to sleep.
Her mother put her to bed and told her that everyone has days like that and she hopes she will be cheerful tomorrow. Theme: Everyone has days when they are moody but they don’t last forever. Summary/Main Idea: Bella is in a contrarian mood, to put it charitably. It starts when she wakes up to find her little brother, Bob, “crawling around my room and licking my jewelry,” and it’s downhill from there. Nothing goes right for Bella, and she’s more than willing to play her misery forward:
“Yes, and even then I need a shovel to move you in the morning. So shoo, bed — now. I will be up shortly; I just need to tidy up the room.” Carla gave Alison a kiss on the cheek, and Alison smiled. “Night Mum,” Alison yawned, when she opened the living room door. “Goodnight dearie, sleep tight and don’t let the bed bugs bite.” “MUM!” Alison cried with embarrassment.
He wasted 11 years of her life just to cheat on her. She explained to me that she went through his phone when he was sleeping and seen the proof. During that week, Brian became cold and heartless. My mom wanted to fight for their love but he didn’t want to anymore. He was done with her.
Once in jail she breaks down – loosing control of herself and ultimately loosing her drive that she once had. These exploitations in the novel show that Minerva can be broken down and make Minerva a more average human being, rather than an audacious hero as everyone would like to believe. “I was hurt that he hadn’t even said goodbye…Mama, of course, noticed the tightening in my face. My bad headaches and asthma attacks always worried her. “You need rest,” she prescribed one afternoon and sent me to bed in Papa’s room, the coolest in the house.”(Alvarez 87).
Once you have a prognosis, Lilly and I will drive to the hotel.” “How do we explain a hospital visit to Lilly?” Tara whispered. “I told her we were taking a girl’s trip.” “How will you explain your absence this week?” Margie stared at her daughter. “Tell her Charlotte wants to visit a sick friend in the hospital. Lilly will believe anything we tell her.” Tara rolled her eyes at Margie. She loved her mother, but worried she might make the situation more difficult than necessary.
In the morning, Kat rolled over and punched her pillow. She’d worried well into the night; she’d accept indifference to herself, but never to her daughter. The aroma of bacon teased her nose and Abby stirred next to her, kicking tiny feet away from the covers. Kat rose and dug through the carpetbag for a robe, and finding it, she pulled the plain material over her arms. Her stomach growled as she took hold of Abby’s hand and led her into the kitchen.