I had my whole day planned. I knew what I had to do to get to 6:00pm. I even dressed for it. I was so close, just two hours to go, I could easily make it. But then the phone rang, I glanced over and read the caller id, and I knew it wouldn't be good. L was calling two hours before our session. She had a family emergency, one of her kids was hurt and she had to go get him from the hospital. He's ok, but she'd have to cancel for tonight. My heart sank, it was like getting punched in the stomach. I went into autopilot. I was saying all the right things, 'no problem...', supportive '..go take care of your son...'
Of course I'm not mad, just crushed. But the only person I can really share this with is L, and what kind of person would I be if I did.