The Hard Way – Or really, just the first one By A.L. Schultz | February 16, 2016 - 11:43 AM |May 8, 2018 Fiction First story let loose in the wild can be found here: The Hard Way to Say I Love You. Fun fact: this story started as a joke about a ridiculous name for a geriatric doctor. Take that as you will. Tagged cancer, doctor, geriatrics, grandmother, The Hard Way to Say I Love You. Bookmark the permalink.