She Had Enough
For Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Challenge: 4 November 2016
“Hurry up, bitch,” her husband yelled from the living room sofa. “I’m hungry.”
“Patience, patience” Dolores muttered to herself in the kitchen, wiping away the sweat from her brow.
After 40 years of marriage, the strain on her face showed it all. She could no longer bear the physical and verbal abuse that continued even after he had a stroke that made him totally dependent on her.
Dolores noticed her husband slowly getting weaker after she started lacing his food with antifreeze she bought from the convenience store recently.
Tonight, she was preparing his favorite steak and potatoes for dinner.