"Hello? Kris answers with a sleepy voice. Her throat has not yet been cleared. She has obviously been awakened.
"Hey. Sorry to call so early. I'm not feeling well and I don't want to be alone right now, I said crying. Kris's voice is cleared now and has a hint of worry to it.
"What's wrong? She asks.
"I think I took too many aspirin.
"Well... How many did you take?
"Please do not tell your mom.
Click. Twenty minutes later there is a knocking sound at my front door. The dog runs past me to answer with his barking. I'm halfway dressed-just pajama pants and a t-shirt, hair up and out from having been slept in. Too shaky to get dressed, I answer the door to see Kris's face filled with dread. She says, "We're taking you to the hospital. I can't hear her over the ringing in my ears.
I'm in the backseat of the car on the way to the ho