This is an entry from Cherise Duxbury for Week #6 100 Word Challenge for Grown ups. The prompt was …the sun shone but..
Lying on her bed, in the darkened room, her anguish and frustration grew.
Surely this would not be how her fabulous holiday would end? That would just be a cruel twist of fate! As if sensing this last thought, another spasm twisted, causing her to double up in agony. Through the tiny gap in the curtain the light teased; she just knew beyond them, the sun shone but it remained cruelly out of her reach. “Come on, just get up! Don’t let them defeat you!” she thought. However, the bugs thought otherwise as they released another wave of pain.
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