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Born to Be With You

Daily Prompt: Born to Be With You

Got a soul-mate and/or a best friend? What is it about that person that you love best? Describe them in great detail — leave no important quality out.

Mercy, Mercy, Mercy!

Mercy is my partner of 16 years.  She’s 5’10” , has short brown hair with blonde highlights, beautiful brown eyes, a cute little crooked nose, long elegant hands and feet, big-boned, flawless skin with a slight natural tan, and long legs.  She doesnt find herself beautiful, but I get lost in her face.  I have a thing for vampires and after her long stay in the hospital last year she now has semi-permanent vampire bite marks on her neck where her central line was. (I know I’m weird.)

 

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Mercy: My Number One

Mercy is my number one, not just because she’s my partner.

Most people don’t get her and write her off before ever getting to know her.

She’s had a very hard life.  She survived her childhood with an undiagnosed sociopath for a mother.  Yes, I know what it means and do not use the word lightly.  Due to heredity and ‘nurture’, Mercy suffers from PTSD, severe anxiety, and bi-polar disorder.

This year she almost died due to a bowel impaction that poisoned her body and caused multi-organ failure complicated by pneumonia, appendicitis, and a bad gall bladder.  She was in the ICU for almost 2 months and was intubated and on a ventilator for a month.  Mercy had to relearn how to eat, talk, walk, etc.  She has had to have a temporary colostomy this year, but will be getting reattached at the beginning of the year.  Like I’ve said in earlier posts, it’s been a rough year.

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