Magnolia, our irrepressible and (don't tell the others) favorite FBRN foster has some good news to share. At her 3 month visit with Dr. Wen, she was found to have no signs or symptoms of cancer. Period. The end.
That's right. Magnolia's hospice status may well be up for review! She has another visit scheduled in six months, but she's not worried.
At the doctor we found out that she's gained a wee bit of weight during the winter. As who hasn't? What with the holidays and the Polar Eclipse or whatever it's called, Magnolia and 90% of the American public might have a reason.
But Magnolia has an additional reason. Donuts.
Mags had a morning routine in place for a long time. Get up. Go out. Get in the car and keep foster mom company on a ride to the northeast's favorite fried food emporium, Dunkin Donuts. Recently, the owner of her local Dunkin Donuts banned Magnolia from the premises!
What the hey?! Banned? Our Mags? Shocking.
This state of affairs could not stand. And when the guys at the Dunkin Donuts, a group of veterans who meet there for breakfast and raillery every morning, heard that Magnolia had been made Frenchie non grata, they did what vets do. They stood up for what's right. They approached the store owner and argued that with her background and her prior tough life, she was suffering from the canine equivalent of combat-related PTSD, and they wanted her privileges reinstated. Well, what was a donut-maker to do?
Mags is back in her morning groove. And now when she visits, she gets a free munchkin donut hole.
On account of because munchkins fight cancer. And because her friends made a fuss.
That extra pound Dr. Wen discovered? That's just a little side-effect of the successful, if unconventional, treatment.
That's our story, and it's the one being stuck to by Mags and
The Frog Princess