The woman with the terminally ill husband used her ten self treated sick days to care for him. Although he was the one dying, she was physically ill as well. The stress and strain of caring for him took a major toll on her health. Now, he is gone. Her sick days are gone as well. After her week of bereavement she doesn't know if she will be able to face the classroom again right away. She wonders what her future will be like without the man she loved. She wonders if her job will hold up if she needs more time off to heal.