Title: Fiction: Writers’ Week Contest
Prompt: I’ll be honest…
Originally Published: Chickyscratch.com, 09/16/11
Feeling hesitant, I arrived early to my appointment, trusting that the doctor would reassure me of her abilities to help.
“Hi, I’m Dr. Jan. It’s nice to meet you.” She offered a wimpy handshake before leading me from the reception area back into her office. Bright plastic toys were in disarray on the floor as if a tornado had torn through a daycare.
“Do you specialize in therapy for children?” I asked as I perched on the edge of the sofa.
“No. I only see adult patients.”