- my father died in May (on the 20th)
- our beloved cat, Eames, died in May (the 8th)
- Joan Crawford died in May (the 10th)
- I got Valley Fever in May (the 30th)
- I had my first near-fainting spell in May (the 22nd) that would lead, several years later, to me being diagnosed (just last May, the 15th) with a potentially fatal genetic heart ailment (it’s all better now, BTW).
02 May 2015
Over the years, May has proven to be a bad month for me: