Grey's Anatomy s18e13 Episode Script

Put the Squeeze on Me

Many visits to the doctor start with taking your blood pressure.
What are you doing back there? It's a vital indicator of your health.
Ahh! Oh, baby girl.
I know all the tricks.
I've done this before.
But within the human body, there are many pressurized systems, and each has its own threshold and consequence for pressure.
You're late.
Yeah, well, B-shift was late first.
How are my favorite ladies? Oh, well, one of us slept through the night.
- Yay! - Yay! And the other one was jolted out of bed with a hospital scheduling nightmare.
Make the residents pick up the slack.
Minnesota's got a good program.
Maybe you can poach one from there.
Too soon? Dr.
Wright has apologized, twice, and he hasn't been on my service since.
Since when? Oh.
Oh, since he planted one on you.
The coffee's fresh.
Uh, don't let Miss Pru con you out of her nap.
Oh, you know what we should do? - We should bring her lunch today.
- Oh! I could wear my turnouts and my helmet and my big, red fireman badge, and I could strut around in front of Dr.
Romeo a few times.
- Love you! - Too much pressure on the lungs can cause them to collapse to 1/10 of their size.
Skulls can only take so much pressure before the brain herniates into the spinal cord.
My case notes, my bag, my coffee, my keys No.
Not my keys.
Have you seen my keys? They were just just Ah! Keys.
Okay, we're ready.
Exhausted, but we are ready.
Are you ready? Oh.
You found Ribbit.
Okay, this is Scout's.
We We have to give him back.
Don't look at me like that.
I miss them, too.
Enough pressure on the limbs can cut off blood flow - and kill them.
- Okay.
The person you are trying to reach is unavailable.
Please leave a message.
Schmitt? It's Dr.
Webber again.
Call me back, please.
Are you still calling that boy? Every morning, and I will until he answers or comes back to work.
You think I should give up on him? I think not everyone belongs in an OR, baby.
The amount of pressure may vary, but every system has a breaking point.
Ten more seconds.
Oh, man.
If I can do it, then you can do it.
Yeah, you're 14.
You're a rubber band.
Look, I couldn't even bend at all after surgery.
But now look.
That's why you can't slack on physical therapy.
I'm not.
I got two broken bones, okay? In the same leg.
And a spine injury! He had open-heart surgery.
Is this a competition? Absolutely.
Okay, it is complete.
Your dining room is now your gym.
Time for weight-bearing exercises so we can get you walking again.
Alright, I've got to pack the car.
Up you go.
20 leg raises.
I did those an hour ago.
20 more.
Oh, God.
Post-op assessments continue to show no signs of cerebral edema or mid line shift post cell injection, and there is no regression in motor deficits.
"Regression"? My motor skills have improved, but Dr.
Grey can't say that definitively, because the medical journals don't like that.
But last night, it was unbelievable.
My wife and I Let's Let's stop there.
Oh, get your mind out of the gutter, Dr.
We played chess.
- And my hand didn't shake.
- Hm.
Thanks to Dr.
Thanks to the whole team.
Led by you.
Just accept the compliment.
And on behalf of the clinic's leadership, we hope you will also accept our offer for you to join us here in a permanent position, as director of the Grey Center and chief of general surgery.
When can you start? - Nonfat latte.
- Thank you.
I just got in.
My flight got delayed a couple times.
Did you see my e-mail about the preschool sites for Scout? Yeah, uh, I still haven't looked at it, but I will.
Yeah, we should probably get him on some waiting lists.
There's one school with a nature program.
They grow their own snacks.
There's another one with a music program.
Yeah, well, I said I'd look at them.
I know.
I just want to get I have a patient waiting.
Bradford to Labor and Delivery.
Bradford to Labor and Delivery.
Well, it looks like it's appendicitis.
So tell the resident to take him up to CT.
Wait, do I have a resident? Here.
I'm here.
J You've already apologized.
No need to keep raising the incident.
No, I-I meant I meant for being late.
I'm on your service.
But if you need me to be somewhere else, I will absolutely go.
Um Find another resident.
Get a chart.
Help, help! I-I need help! Are you doctors? - Uh, yeah.
- Y Are you hurt? Uh, not me.
My boyfriend.
He's in the car with Gigi, and he needs help.
Hurry, please! I warned him something like this would happen.
I knew letting Gigi live with us was a bad idea.
Oh, is Gigi hurt, too? Is she a family member? Ivan treats her like one.
Honey, I brought doctors.
Everything's gonna be okay.
Oh! Hi.
Is that a boa constrictor?! Burmese python.
Give us one minute.
Everything's gonna be okay, okay? Just look at me.
Just breathe, okay? It's gonna be fine.
- You had to know an offer was coming.
- Why? Did you? No, but your project was wildly successful.
Doesn't take a genius to figure out we'd want you here.
We're really not even done with the Parkinson's research.
It doesn't matter.
Now they all want to see what else you can do.
What if I just want to go home and be with my kids? Then you should.
You don't have to do every project yourself.
Hire a great team, provide strategic direction.
It's still your name on the door.
Look out.
What could have possibly made you think that I would respond well to you springing this on me in front of a staff I do not know? Well, maybe you'll respond well to this.
It's the hospital's new budget on the Grey Center and your prospective salary.
I'm sorry you felt ambushed back there.
This just got approved this morning, and I got excited.
You pick what we do with it.
Take the work that we've done and run with it.
Huntington's disease, ALS, MS, Alzheimer's Whatever you want.
And I think Dr.
Marsh might benefit, too.
So, win-win, right? Okay.
Norico Ohn to Radiology.
Did Bailey say why she needed to see me outside? Patient consult.
Well, we typically see those inside, Helm.
Perez said Dr.
Wright said Dr.
Bailey said Yeah, yeah, yeah.
N-Never mind, okay? Excuse me.
Oh! Now it makes sense.
N-No, no, no.
32-year-old male, bite to the upper left arm, constricting injury, complains of pain to the arm, chest, and abdomen.
I had questionable pineapple this morning, so it could be that.
I'm guessing not.
When are you people gonna get her off of him?! Hon, you know I love it when you get fired up, but I'm okay.
Gigi's just giving me a hug.
Gigi is killing you! Burmese pythons are docile.
Your situation suggests otherwise.
I teach second grade, and my class is studying reptiles, so I thought a class pet would be engaging.
I swear, when I got her, she was only a few feet, - but she just kept growing and growing.
- Mnh-mnh.
So I brought her home.
And she grew because you fed her too much.
I swear, she's never done this before.
When I went to feed her this morning, she bit my arm instead of her food.
Once they bite, they don't let go.
Ohhh! Ohh.
I can't feel my hand.
Is that bad? Yes! He has eyes on the back of his head with his students, but Gigi's just one slithering blind spot.
O2 is dropping.
Look, uh, page Neuro and Cardio a-and Ortho.
No, page everyone.
Until we get that thing off of him, we don't know what's going on.
- And where's Animal Control? - Oh, God.
Uh, Luna found Ribbit this morning.
I put him with your stuff in the lounge.
I was wondering where that went.
Are you looking at preschools? Amelia says we need to put him on a wait list.
Do you already have a plan for Luna? Yeah, I'm just gonna see what you do and then just do that.
Ortho consult needed outside? Um we miss you.
Well, we miss you, too.
Brooks to Oncology.
Brooks to Oncology.
For the record I blame Amelia.
How is what happened between us - Amelia's fault? - Ohh.
Well, because I've decided that everything is Amelia's fault.
She's found a way to ruin every good thing in my life.
We are not ruined.
We are best friends who were smart enough to protect that.
Okay, fine.
But she's ruined most good things.
I think I like petty Link.
- Petty? - Mm-hmm.
Yeah, okay, I'm petty now.
She turned me into my father.
I blame her for that, too.
But your father got back together with your mother.
You're not helping.
Want me to run another BNP on Mr.
Walters? Please and thank you.
I am headed to see my MVR.
Pierce! We need Cardio in the ambulance bay.
There's a snake.
And that's code for? Snake! There's a giant one wrapped around a dude's body.
Not it! You don't like snakes? - No.
Do you? - Oh, I love snakes.
I begged my mom for a pet snake when I was a kid.
I even considered herpetology.
That's great.
- Yeah.
- Yeah.
- Let's go.
- I'll be right Yeah, yeah.
Who are you? Hey.
Okay, what do we - Oh, my God! - Wow, wow! Wow! Wow! Oh! Oh, okay, yeah, no.
I don't Everyone here needs to grow up.
Wright, get that cannula on him.
Yeah, I-I just don't want to disturb Gigi.
She's not poisonous, is she? No, her species is very easygoing.
Shy, even.
I know you love her, but she thinks you're food.
How are we supposed to examine him? By chopping her head off! No! Oh Awesome.
A python.
You know they can swallow their prey whole? Well, imagine that.
Uh, sir, just try to relax.
Okay? Alright? Every time you breathe, your snake is programmed to tighten.
But we're gonna get her off you, okay? Alright.
Uh, we need rubbing alcohol.
- Okay.
- Uh, Helm, r Helm! Alcohol! Helm! - Good morning! - Hi! Tseng? Laura Eames, 34, severe mitral valve insufficiency and scheduled for a mitral repair.
And also 22 weeks pregnant.
How are you feeling? Oh, I'm good.
Todd's a mess.
She's been breathing even harder on our walks, and the swelling in her legs has gotten worse, and she's gained another 2.
1 pounds.
He keeps a spreadsheet of my weight, as if it'll somehow help.
Find me a woman who wants a spreadsheet of her weight.
I like data.
I'm a Don't say "doctor.
" PhD.
Environmental science.
He doesn't save lives.
He can save us from climate change.
Well, speaking of data, I need to do your echo before we take you up to pre-op.
So we'll need to lower your gown.
Oh, bye.
Oh, no.
You can You can stay with your wife.
- Oh, ew.
- Oh, no.
- No, no, no, no.
- Oh, no, we're not married.
He's my brother.
Oh! Sorry.
It's okay.
But, really, bye.
I left my fidget popper for Leo.
I'm gonna miss you.
Yeah, I'm not.
He beat me at gin rummy five times.
And that was just this morning.
Well, come here.
Come here.
I love you.
Owen's PT routine.
He needs to be up on his feet yesterday.
I don't need oversight.
If you ever want to walk again, you do.
And please, just let people help.
I mean it.
You can't be the only hero.
Even if you're mine.
Farouk, you want to take that out to the car? I'll be right behind you.
I feel another lecture coming on.
I've given you guys a pass because you've had a full house, but now we're leaving, and your kids are at Mom's, and so it finally gives you some alone time to deal with whatever the hell is happening between you two.
And don't say that it's nothing.
You two are easier to read than Leo's Dr.
Seuss books.
Fix it.
Love you! Alright, a little bit of rubbing alcohol sprayed around Gigi's mouth will irritate her.
When you You say "i-irritate" Well, s-she'll unclench her jaw.
But it won't hurt her.
She'll be fine.
Yeah, and And then what? Then we have to uncoil her.
Uh, but she can't do it by herself, so Wright and Lincoln and I will remove her, and then you can all move Ivan inside.
Yeah, I don't remember volunteering.
Okay, fine.
Alright, alright.
You ready, Dr.
Webber? Uh! Um Okay.
- Oh, for God's sakes.
- Huh? Let's save this man's life! Bailey, be careful.
Oh, my God.
It's working.
Ohh! - Aah! Aah! - Ohh! Oh! I got you.
I got you.
Okay, good.
It's time, guys.
It's time.
Oh, here we go.
Here we go.
Alright, go, go, go.
There we go.
Oh, God! Easy, guys.
Ooh, don't bite me.
Don't bite me.
Don't bite me.
I hate snakes.
I hate snakes.
There we go.
There we go.
Oh, God, oh, God, oh, God.
Alright, alright, alright.
Over his head.
Right there.
- Alright.
- Alright.
Got him? - Okay.
- Alright.
Watch his head.
I got you, buddy.
I'm coming.
I'm coming.
I'm right here.
I'm right here, okay? - I love you.
- I love you, too.
I'll be okay.
Take care of Gigi.
- Alright, Trauma 1.
- Let's go.
Okay, I got it.
Now, Link, now! Ohh! Okay, Laura.
Your labs look reassuring, and and Todd is grabbing coffee.
He seems pretty worried.
He's the reason why I'm here.
That sounded wrong.
When I decided to get pregnant, everybody warned me against it.
My parents worried about my heart.
My friends worried about me raising a kid alone.
Todd immediately made a spreadsheet.
He's come with her to all of her appointments.
He's been letting me stay at the other half of his duplex while I recover.
I've always been pretty independent, but free rent.
Take it.
Babies are expensive, and good help is hard to find.
I'm a single mom, too.
How do you do it? Do you have help? A significant other? - On your side.
- My job has a, uh, daycare.
You know, you seem like a a really kind person.
Healthy, well-adjusted, and you're a doctor.
Are you open to dating? If If the person liked kids? Oh Well, um, our hospital policy prohibits doctors from dating patients.
Oh, no, I I mean my brother.
- Todd is great, but he's really shy.
- Oh.
And he's done so much for me, I'd love to help him find somebody Laura, I'm gonna interrupt you right there, - 'cause we are all done with your echo.
- Okay.
So I will see you in the OR, okay? - Okay.
- Okay.
Thank you.
Please save me.
Okay, hang on.
I think if we just Like that? - Yeah.
- Okay.
Thank you.
I'm a PhD who can't remember the essentials, like a portable charger or potato chips.
I have now mentioned my PhD twice and you think I'm gross.
Or smart, but I bet I've had more years of training than you.
- Probably true.
- Mm-hmm.
So, Laura's surgery is gonna take a few hours.
We can text you when she's in recovery - if you want to leave No, no, no.
- I'll stay.
She probably doesn't care, but I do.
Besides, I got a sandwich and five episodes of "Ready, Set, Globe!" I love that show! I'm rooting for Jasper and his 75-year-old mom, Vicki.
You think they can still win after the unicycle accident? - I-I - Wait, what? Oh, crap.
Oh, my Oh, my God.
Okay, forget that I said that.
I am going to scrub in and let you catch up.
Yes, please, before you tell me something else - I don't need to hear.
- Okay, okay.
Oh, oh.
But the second-floor vending machine has really amazing salt and vinegar chips.
That I needed.
Eisenberg, 4673.
Ivan, you may have had some damage to your lungs.
Your oxygen level's not where we'd like it to be.
Will you tell Clark to take care of Gigi? And make sure he feeds her, because she gets testy when she's hungry.
- Clearly.
- I hate today.
Um, we'll give him the message.
Uh, you need to focus on you.
Films are up.
Oh, he's got a big opacity.
It could be blood.
A rib could have punctured a lung.
- Helm, let's put in a chest tube.
- On it.
I think I see some air-fluid levels.
There's something else going on here.
Yeah, it's probably a hemothorax.
His O2's at 92.
Which is why we can and should scan him first.
- Bailey - Unless someone wants to kill this man.
Helm needs to put that scalpel down! CT.
Come on, let's go.
- Let's go, let's go.
- Yeah.
These pythons still act hungry once they've eaten, so their owners will just feed them again.
Puts them at risk for obesity.
What do they eat? Mice? Arms.
Well, the whole hospital is talking about how you tamed the snake, Bailey.
You were Indiana Jones.
Indiana Jones was afraid of snakes.
That, right there, next to his lung is that his liver? And his stomach and colon.
The pressure ruptured his diaphragm, and his abdominal organs herniated into the chest cavity.
So if we would have inserted the chest tube It would have gone right through his liver or bowel.
You're welcome.
I'll book an OR.
Do a lot of your patients try to set you up? No.
But I did get a baby out of one of them.
Isn't that kind of your job now? She's talking about Luna, Tseng.
I was once hit on by a patient.
He was 15.
He thought I was a high school volunteer.
I was 26.
I'm just still trying not to screw up motherhood and being an OB resident.
I can't handle dating.
Her BP's dropping fast.
Fetal monitor is showing decels.
We need to increase her tilt.
Page an OB attending.
Oh, she's coding.
Let's start CPR.
Let's bag her.
It's not working.
Push ephedrine.
I'm gonna try to reposition the baby, in case it's aortocaval compression syndrome and her uterus is compressing against her IVC and aorta.
Isn't that why she's tilted? Yes, but it may not be enough.
Okay, on the count of three, turn her.
One, two, three.
Well, that's not what I would call screwing up, Wilson.
Have you ever seen anything like this? A man's abdominal cavity squeezed like toothpaste up into his chest by a python? Nope, and I'm happy to never see it again.
It's a great teaching case, though.
You're lucky, Helm and Wright.
Are we? Well, we get to watch a master at work.
- Yeah, - Gauze.
A good teacher makes all the difference.
You ever had a mentor during your residency? Yeah, sure did.
She was a surgical genius.
Also, hot.
Yeah, I was smitten from day one.
It may not have been the best reason to choose a specialty.
But that's what got you here, and you eventually got over her, right? Nope.
I'm married to her.
Pierce? Yeah, she was my teacher.
That's how it all started.
Animal Control finally arrived.
Boyfriend's trying to decide what to do about Gigi.
Oh, Damn it.
Colon looks dusky.
Oh, do you think it's salvageable? Maybe.
Here, let's pull down the liver.
BP's dropping.
Hang two units of blood.
Help me find the source.
Okay, eight more.
Just 'cause Megan wrote those numbers on that sheet doesn't make them necessary.
She's not my doctor.
Well, PT doesn't just improve mobility.
It also helps prevent post-surgical complications.
You don't have to sell me on physical therapy, okay? Well, then, just keep going.
I need a break.
You can take a break after you finish these rounds.
You're not gonna be able to walk or operate if you don't push yourself.
Don't hold back.
Don't hold back? Don't hold back? Look at you, Teddy.
You've been tiptoeing around this house, pretending like everything is fine.
But please just stop, okay? And look me in the eye, for God's sake.
Just keep doing your therapy.
It hurts! I'm holding back because I'm in pain! So am I! I can't look at you because I don't recognize you anymore.
It's the TX2 robot arm.
I read about it in the hospital newsletter.
- It's so precise.
- Yeah.
And very strong, so don't try to arm wrestle it.
I won't.
So, what would you do with the money, if you got some of this funding? What would I do? Uh, well, I'd keep studying regeneration stem cell therapies, expand my research on xenotransplantation, stuff like that.
Are you doing all of that? I mean, I'm always trying to save more patients without someone having to die, but it's it's difficult.
And it takes time.
It takes money.
Not everyone gets surprised with millions in research funding.
It's not like I don't appreciate it.
It's not like I'm not grateful for it.
You know about my life and my kids in Seattle, and it really kind of seems like this just got a little bit more complicated.
I could meet your kids.
You could have a life here.
But Hamilton just implied that this money could help you.
Wait, I'm sorry.
Did you just change the subject? No, that's me assessing how complicated this is.
So you think I'm in a relationship with you to get grant funding? I told you I have trust issues.
I didn't mention my research because it's not relevant to how I feel about you.
I think what we have here is pretty great.
I'm in this, Meredith.
But it seems like you take things that are pretty great and you start looking for the problems.
You want me to take the offer.
I want you to do what you want to do.
I got to go check on a patient, but it's your choice.
It's your life, as much as I'd like to share it with you.
- Push bicarb.
- He's hemorrhaging from his liver.
Okay, he's unstable and in full DIC.
Okay, uh, let's pack him, leave him open, and get him to the ICU to stabilize him.
We'll try again tomorrow.
Let's get more lap pads and get ready for a wound-vac.
But what do we tell Clark? Tell him to meet us in the ICU.
Oh, my gosh.
- Hi, um.
- Hey.
Laura and the baby are both fine, but the fetus compressed her major vein, causing her heart to briefly stop, so we will need to reschedule the procedure.
Oh, uh.
Wow, okay.
But s-she's fine? She's fine.
She's sleeping.
I can take you to see her, or Do most people usually peek at their person while they're sleeping? I'll let you know when she wakes up.
- Great.
- Okay.
Um, h-how far did you get in "Ready, Set, Globe!"? Erikk and Tiffany just found the amulet - in the cave in Thailand.
- Oh, yeah.
- So - Right.
Um, and you found the vending machine.
Yeah, I-I couldn't decide what I wanted, - so I got one of everything.
- Right.
Except salt and vinegar chips.
I got two of those.
You hungry? Actually, starving, yeah.
Thank you.
No, thank you.
A-And just for the record, we're not weird "Game of Thrones" siblings.
- I just worry about her.
- Yeah.
- She'll be a great mom.
- Mm-hmm.
And I want her to feel a little less alone.
She deserves more.
Do you want to go for a drink? Um, there's this bar across the street, Joe's.
- Not to be confused with me.
- Uh-huh.
My name is also Jo, but, um, I'm "Jo" without an "e.
" The bar does have an "e" This is a terrible idea.
- I'd love a drink.
- I Okay.
Okay, great.
Um I just have to finish my shift.
Yeah, and I have to wait for my sister.
But after that, Joe's with an "e"? Joe's with an "e.
" Yeah.
For the past 20 years, you have supported death with dignity.
You don't get to make this an ethical argument.
You know that I support it.
I've even helped patients pursue it.
But it's not about me.
You made a choice that put our family at risk without even consulting me.
If something happened, I didn't want you to be implicated.
Oh, so you're fine with me raising our two kids alone? I was careful.
Careful? Was Heather Young careful? Do you even know the soldiers that she gave the drugs to, or the families? What if a devastated kid shows up at our door? What happens if he goes to the military and tells them that his father ended his life with drugs that a doctor gave him illegally?! How do we know that that won't happen? We don't.
This will follow us for the rest of our careers and our lives.
And you made that decision for me.
And for our kids.
I thought we were a team, in good times and bad.
Isn't that the promise that we made? I was just trying to protect you.
I don't need protection! I have never needed protection! I need my husband and the father of my kids to not go to prison! Teddy, wait.
Wait, wait.
No, you don't get to just walk away.
Wait! Oh, my God, Owen.
Owen, you you walked.
I walked.
David Hamilton is a showman, so it's hard for him to understand people who don't respond positively to public accolade.
But I understand.
And I am so sorry he handled it the way he did, and I hope you don't let it scare you away.
You're very kind, and it's unnecessary Mm-hmm.
For you to apologize for him.
And let me ask you something Are you seeing my sister? We are getting close, yes.
But that's not why I hope you take this job.
Or at least it's not the main reason why.
He reminds me of my mother.
Because they worked together? Because he's exactly like her His wants, his needs, his demands, and that personality is exhausting for anyone.
But for me, it's Triggering.
I don't like that word, but How do you deal with him? Well, for me, he's the opposite of triggering.
He knew me before I changed my name and my pronouns, and when I told him my new name, he patted me on the back, and he called me brave, and he told me he was proud of me, and he never dead named me.
He got right on board with my pronouns while my parents continued to insist that it was an impossible adjustment to make.
David can be demanding and egotistical.
But he respects people and talent, and not everyone does.
Plus, he told me we'd change the world, and then we just put a big dent in Parkinson's.
- We did do that, didn't we? - We did do that.
So he's got a pretty good track record for keeping his promises.
Check his lactic acid and ABG every hour.
He needs aggressive fluid resuscitation.
Damn it! V-fib.
Starting compressions.
Should we take him back to the OR? Not if we want him to make it.
- Hold on, Chief.
- Okay.
Let's go.
- Okay.
Watch it.
Watch your foot.
- Crash cart! - Oh, my God.
- Oh, my God! Code Blue.
Surgical ICU.
- Okay.
What's What's - Code Blue.
Surgical ICU.
What's happening? What's going on? Push one of epi! You have to save him.
Just do whatever, just bring him back.
- Wright.
- I just Is he gonna be okay? - Get the paddles! - Okay.
Charge to 120.
Clear! Charge 200! Doug Andham to the ICU.
Doug Andham to the ICU.
Oh, hey, um I saw that Ivan has a displaced humerus fracture.
I can join when you do the ORIF, in case his radial nerve is severed.
I'm not sure how we lived together that whole time without discovering our mutual fear of snakes.
Amelia I can't.
I-I-I really I can't do small talk with you.
I I can't.
You always said that you didn't want us to end up like your parents.
You didn't want that for Scout.
I don't want that for Scout.
Can we just decide to not hate each other? I need to hate you for a little while, right or wrong, because when I don't hate you I love you.
And we can't have that, right? Is he gonna live? We are gonna do everything we can.
You look like you could use some rest.
Do you have a ride home? The man I love let his pet snake literally squeeze the life out of him.
I'm not sure rest is gonna help me get over that.
I'm standing here, thinking that I might need to reassess my entire life.
Maybe hold his hand for a minute.
Remind yourself why you love him.
Come on.
He sent Gigi to a rescue organization.
I'm not sure I would be as forgiving.
Chief, what you did today it was an education on so many levels.
Wright Um, thank you.
I appreciate the vote of confidence in how I perform my job, but before this grows into a larger problem It's It's not.
It's not.
And it won't.
- I am very sorry for what I did.
- I It was not appropriate.
No, it wasn't.
But you sent me a signal.
No, I did not.
Yes, you did, too.
I mean, I don't know.
I don't know, maybe you didn't do it on purpose, or maybe you didn't think I'd pick up on it, because you don't see yourself that way, but I do.
I see you, and I felt it.
But I am sorry.
And it won't happen again.
Good night, Chief.
You're exactly the person I wanted to see right now.
Is everything okay? No.
Today was tough, but you want to go to Joe's before you pick up Luna? Oh, um Sorry, I told my sister we were getting a drink, and she may have raved about you in a drug-induced haze for 10 minutes.
You ready? Um Uh, is ev You're? - Go.
You have plans.
- Okay.
- Yeah, ready.
- Let's go.
- Here you go.
- Thank you.
Put this one on there, too.
- Thanks.
- Yeah.
I'm exhausted.
Go to bed.
I'll be fine.
I'll probably just fall asleep on the couch.
No, I mean exhausted from this.
Owen, I love you, and I'm not gonna leave you, but I I need to know that we come first The kids, us, our family.
I-I understand why you did what you did.
I understand your principles.
I understand your heart.
But, Owen, I swear to God, don't do something without talking to me.
Trust me that I-I will figure out how to support you.
Trust me that I will be there for you, or trust me that I will talk you out of doing something stupid.
But, please, just come to me.
I love you, too.
I love you.
I love you.
Shhh! Oh.
And how many books tonight? One, but she, uh - She made me read it to her five times.
- Oh.
How was your day? A python tried to eat a person.
Herniated his abdominal organs into his chest.
Have we been ignoring a snake? What? Well, we're sending mixed signals to other people.
Oh, oh, no, no.
Ingrid never kissed me.
A woman you rescued thought you were inviting her on a date to Thanksgiving dinner.
- Fair.
- Mm.
We have stressful jobs.
We hardly see each other.
We adopted a teenager.
We're doing a custody battle.
I-I'm worried that we're feeding a life that might be squeezing our marriage to death, and I don't want to do that, because it's too important to me.
You are too important to me for anyone to mistakenly think that we're available.
Miranda Bailey.
I am available to you.
And only you.
But you're right.
We We haven't been spending much time together.
- And we got to fix that.
- Yeah.
Also, I don't care how young and handsome your resident is, you're never getting rid of me.
Don't let go.
Hell no.
When too much pressure builds within your body, you might need a surgeon to relieve it.
We drill burr holes, place chest tubes, - cut open limbs.
- Ohh.
I thought you were working late tonight, baby.
I made, um, a bad call today, and if a resident had implemented it, it could have killed a man.
This morning, you said, "Not everyone belongs in an OR.
" Well, I created a teaching method, pressured you and Bailey to let me implement it, and it may have ended a very promising resident's career.
And I might be bringing down the rest of his class, too, and I can't, in good conscience, do that.
What are you suggesting? I want an assessment.
A physical exam, a cognitive review, a fine motor skills test I want it all.
And if my judgment is off if I don't belong in the OR anymore, then I want to know.
In life, relieving pressure's not always as easy.
But it's just as important.
Too much stress takes a toll on our mental and physical health.
Hello? Hey! Mama! Hi! Hey! How's everybody doing? I missed you! Thank you for picking them up.
Oh, yeah.
No problem.
I got to taste Ellis's chocolate pudding surprise.
The surprise is gummy worms! Are you kidding? Oh, my goodness! And I saved you some.
I'm going to the gym, because Winston saw a two-for-one special, so now I belong to a gym.
- Wow.
- I thought you were staying for dinner.
You said set five places.
You know, I brought a guest home for dinner.
I brought my friend Nick - from Minnesota, Dr.
- Hello.
You're curing Parkinson's together? Uh, no, I'm a transplant surgeon.
Then how'd you meet? Uh, well, um Your mom saved my life.
- Who's hungry? - Me! Okay.
Do you like chocolate pudding surprise? Uh, well, only if the surprise is gummy worms.
- It is! - It is?! Let's have some, then.
So go for a walk.
Meet up with a friend.
Dance it out.
Wow, okay.
Chocolate pudding surprise.
Let's try it.
Mmm! I love it.
Very good.
Love it.
You know what else I love, though? Pizza.
- Me, too.
- Yes.
- Me, three.
- Alright.
Seek out the moments of joy that keep us alive.

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