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23 August 2010 @ 08:57 pm
Numb3rs Fic: Fill in the Blanks  
Written for numb3rs100 Challenge #277 – Blank

Title: Fill in the Blanks
Pairing/Characters: Don
Rating: PG13
Word Count: 100
Spoilers: Uncertainty Principle
Summary: It's like an ambush, hitting him hard out of nowhere
Notes/Warnings: Read the disclaimer on my LJ

Today's Date: 11/4/09     

Primary Care Physician: Dr. Oscar Helfman    

Date of last annual physical exam: 1/09    

Allergies to any medications? (List below)

Family medical history:
Cancer? Y/N

Don's hand froze over the partially filled out form, a wave of grief swamping him.

Gazing down at the page, his eye went to the first blank he'd filled in: today's date.

It was his mother's birthday.

He'd forgotten; he'd gone the whole day without thinking of her at all.

Don abandoned the form and grabbed his car keys.

Memories called to him like sirens, drawing him back to The Craftsman: home.

ladygray99ladygray99 on August 24th, 2010 04:09 am (UTC)
Ouch, ouch, ouch!

Poor Donnie.

I like the style you used in this but poor Donnie.
Emma DeMaraisemmademarais on August 24th, 2010 04:30 am (UTC)
Thanks. I've been ambushed like that so I can imagine it's painful to even just read it.
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Emma DeMaraisemmademarais on August 24th, 2010 04:31 am (UTC)

Into each life, a bit of angst must fall... Only when it's my LJ it tends to be more than a bit. ;-)
Candi: Don - Resting and Smilingmustangcandi on August 24th, 2010 05:31 pm (UTC)
Sad and yet lovely. Really liked the different style you used here. Nice touch. Poor Donnie. *pets his S3 hair.
Emma DeMaraisemmademarais on August 24th, 2010 08:16 pm (UTC)
Thanks. I had to make the date older originally since the first draft had a question on recent surgeries. /headdesk/ I ended up pulling it for length, but it did bring in some Fifth Man stuff that distracted from the Margaret cancer, so I'm rather glad it's gone. So we're ignoring Don's own life-threatening ailment for the duration of this fic. :-)
devon99 on August 24th, 2010 06:08 pm (UTC)
Ouch!! Nice and angsty my dear, and cool idea too with the format.
Emma DeMaraisemmademarais on August 24th, 2010 08:17 pm (UTC)
Thank you!

/hugs you back/
SamuelJames: Numb3rs-Don Eppessamueljames on August 27th, 2010 08:46 pm (UTC)
Poor Don. I'm sure he'll feel guilty for momentarily forgetting.
Emma DeMaraisemmademarais on August 27th, 2010 09:55 pm (UTC)
Yes, Martyr!Don will have to do extra penance this month. /nods/