On Friday everything changed. Lina had eaten the same low-fat bran cereal and gone to the same dull job for six years. Today will be different, she decided, a greasy fast food biscuit warming her belly. She would go swimming at the lake. Then she’d stop by the animal shelter and volunteer for a few hours. And she would finally tell Chad that she… her stomach lurched violently. Her car veered into the path of a truck as she gagged.
When the paramedics pulled her from the wreckage, her final words before she closed her eyes were, “A new day.”
For Flash! Friday