Words filter in. Are they talking to me? About me? I’m broken?
My brain is fuddled. That’s a funny word. Where’d it come from? I haven’t heard that since my second grade teacher, Miss Shutt would—
Someone shines a bright light in my eyes.
“Ann Roberts? We’re taking care of you. Your husband will be here when you wake up.”
There’s a pinch, and then blessed blackness.