Stolen the Heart from Inside you

I sat up in bed, my hair frizzy, my back hurting.  I leaned forward to stretch and listened for the sound of my little boys.  Just to remember that they are with their dad for fall break.  I reached over and grabbed my phone.  A text message from a friend, I smiled excited to find out what she was messaging about.  I clicked on the button and the smile quickly turned into confusion.  Tears filled my eyes….  A dear friend…dead.  What?  My brain became a little foggy and almost immediately it went into denial.  My first thought, this is a…