Archived Article from Health magazine
|From Health magazine:
My sister Peggy is hooked up to an IV when I get to the hospital, tubes snaking out of her arm as if she were plugged into a modem. I settle a bundle of books and magazines onto her bedside tray and prop up a picture of her 21-month-old son, Charlie. "Hey, Peg, what's going on?" I ask trying not to sound worried. I am terrified, of course. Peggy looks pale and flat, her face melding into the hospital pillow like an ornate peice of embroidery...
Originally published in Health magazine,
Updated on: Apr. 18, 2013