By Ami (Gypsie) Offenbacher-Ferris
In response to Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt where the given word is Temerity and the limit, 69 words.
Illness after illness has besieged me from a fairly young age. I was diagnosed, in the dark ages, with severe growing pains. With hyper-intuitive nerve ball endings, with shingles, with herpes, with over excitable pain receptors in my brain and later, as a teenager and budding woman, as a hypochondriac. Very dark ages!
Now it’s called Lupus. My secret for survival? Stubborn temerity!