Chapters

Introduction

The back story

Chapter 1 – The Perfect Victim

Chapter 2 – Along came Satan

Chapter 3 – Peeling the onion

Chapter 4 – Trouble in Paradise

Chapter 5 – The Proposal

Chapter 6 – So I got a Dress

Chapter 7 – The Dress Heard ’round the world

Chapter 8 – Stuck at the Great Debate

Chapter 9 – It takes 3 to triangulate

Chapter 10 – Planes, Dress Tranes and automobiles

Chapter 11 – A knock at the door Part 1

Chapter 12A knock at the door Part 2

Chapter 14 V-Day is D-Day

Chapter 15The honeymoon is over

Chapter 16Crappy Birthday to you

Chapter 17 – A family affair

Chapter 18 – An Enemy in Common

Chapter 19 – No Thank You

Chapter 20- Stress does funny things

Chapter 21 – Closure

Chapter 22 – Taking A Stand

After diagnosis

Chapter 23 – A slight discomfort

Chapter 24 – “Just get her some cold cuts”

Chapter 25 – Time for a second opinion

Chapter 26 – There’s Always Hope

Chapter 27 – That one phone call

Chapter 28 – The Beginning of the end

Chapter 29 – Depression is a 4 letter word part 1

Chapter 30 – Depression is a 4 letter word part 2

Chapter 31 – Depression is a 4 letter word part3

Chapter 32 – You could lead a horse to water

Chapter 33 – Just Breathe

Chapter 34 – Safe Keepings

Chapter 35 – To tell or not to tell

Chapter 36 – So how long does she have?

Chapter 37 – Anxiety returns

Chapter 38 – A pool of contention

The last month of life

Chapter 39 – Deny, Deny, Deny

Chapter 40 – Something is Different

Chapter 41 – The guilt trip

Chapter 42 – Crossing the line

Chapter 43- Lets get together and talk

Chapter 44 – The turning point

Chapter 45- Alex I’ll take what is a healthcare proxy

Chapter 46 – Mind your business

Chapter 47 – How do we stay abreast?

Chapter 48 – He is planning my death

Chapter 49 – My Family Sucks

Chapter 50 – Big Brother is watching- A

Chapter 51 – Big Brother is watching – B

Chapter 52 – I didn’t know we were there yet – A

Chapter 53 – I didn’t know we were there yet – B

Chapter 54 – The spiteful Indian Giver

Chapter 55 – Paranoia got the most of me

Chapter 56 – A Sticky mess

Chapter 57 – November 17th, 2016

Chapter 58 – November 18th, 2016 part 1

Chapter 59 – November 18th, 2016 part 2

Chapter 60 – November 18th, 2016 part 3

Chapter 61 – November 19th 2016

The worst day of my life

Chapter 62 – November 20th 2016 – The worst day of my life

After Death

Chapter 63 – The day After

Chapter 64 – The wake – day one

Chapter 65 – The Wake – Day 2 – Part 1

Chapter 66 – The Wake – Day 2 – Part 2

Chapter 67 – Crappy Thanksgiving

Chapter 68 – The Will to do what’s right

Chapter 69 – A painful discovery

Battle to be an Executor

Chapter 70 – Busted

Chapter 71 – The First Christmas

Chapter 72 – The aftermath

Chapter 73 – The Road to Freedom Part 1

Chapter 74 – The Road to Freedom Part 2

Chapter 75 – The Road to Freedom Part 3

Chapter 76 – The Road to Freedom Part 4

Chapter 77 – The Road to Freedom Part 5

Chapter 78 – The Road to Freedom Part 6

Chapter 79 – Now hiring: new family scapegoat

Settling the estate

Chapter 80 – Finally, I got my papers

Chapter 81 – Settling The Estate Part 1

Chapter 82 – Settling The Estate Part 2

Chapter 83 – Settling The Estate Part 3

Chapter 84 – Settling The Estate Part 4

Chapter 85 – Settling The Estate Part 5

Chapter 86 – Settling The Estate Part 6

Chapter 87 – Settling The Estate Part 7

Chapter 88 – Settling The Estate Part 8

Chapter 89 – Settling The Estate Part 9

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