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He gazed at her. ” He pushed himself up, hands against his thighs and stretched. ” He resettled on the love seat. ” Something about his expression didn’t sit well with her. ” She guessed. Ross’s problem. “What about Peyton? What does she want? ” He lowered his head and leaned forward, elbows on his knees, hands folded. ” The change of plans she’d anticipated. A blend of relief and disappointment swirled through her. He raised his head, a slight grin on his lips. ” A similar situation with Lucy plodded into her mind.
Before the evening ended, Ross needed to ask for her telephone number, and he hoped by then that she hadn’t rethought his invitation and decided it wasn’t a good idea. Kelsey stood in Lexie’s kitchen rinsing off the last dishes, her mind on Ross. Lexie had taken her mother upstairs to tell her what she needed to know about Cooper’s medicine. Mr. and Mrs. Carlson had offered to stay with Cooper for a week while Lexie and Ethan enjoyed a honeymoon cruise. Knowing Lexie’s past with her mother, Kelsey marveled at the reestablished relationship.
When I receive the full report, I’ll give you a call. ” He stepped aside and pulled open the door. ” She gave a nod, and when Dr. Timmons’s back was turned, she rolled her eyes. ” Another eye roll. Frustration coiled through Ross. He longed to have the right words to offer her hope, but she had to grasp that herself. When it came from him, he received eye rolls and nasty looks. He’d do anything to take away her illness. His thoughts diverged from the stress. It’s the only way he could deal with it all.