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Written by: Dallas Walsh Originally Released: April 10, 2016
 

Episode Theme song: "Hold On" Sarah McLachlan
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Previously on One Day at a Time
- Robbie was livid when Paige revealed that she was moving in with Bob. After Paige moved in, Robbie showed up on Bob's doorstep & demanded answers
- Kim was relieved when Andy was released from the hospital. They agreed to talk about his drinking
- Craig and Lukas had an argument when Lukas returned from Santa Barbara and he still wasn't ready to come out to Frederick
- Natasha had a memory flash of the night of the accident
- Lukas continued to tell Trenyce that she may have feelings for Chris. Trying to forget that, Trenyce slept with Tyler

Scene One - The Calimo Mansion

"What is this about? What has gotten you so upset?" Bob asks Robbie as he follows his son into the living room of the Calimo mansion. Bob was rather surprised to see Robbie on his doorstep considering that he and Robbie haven't exactly been seeing eye to eye lately because of Bob's role in Leah's death. Bob is especially concerned about this visit because it's very clear that something is troubling Robbie. While he and Robbie aren't seeing eye to eye, he still hates seeing his son so upset.

"Paige," Robbie grits his teeth back to his father. "How could you move her into this place? What exactly are you trying to prove?"

Bob can't help but chuckle a little at Robbie's puffed out ego over the situation with Paige. "I'm not trying to prove anything Robbie," Bob replies to him. "She came to me and was very distraught. I simply offered a place to stay while she figures things out for herself. She's not a little girl anymore Robbie, she can make her own decisions."

"Do you really think that she would be living here if she knew the truth about what happened to her mother?" Robbie blasts his father. "She would hate you the way I hate you if she knew the truth about what you did to Felicia!"

Bob looks back at his son and shakes his head a little. He wishes he knew what he could say or do to make Robbie forgive him for what happened last summer in Lake Tahoe. He only wants to try to help Paige in her time of need not anger Robbie by offering assistance.

"Please keep your voice down," Bob replies to Robbie. "I'm trying to help Paige in her time of need, Robbie. I'm not trying to hurt you in anyway."

"Bullshit," Robbie says back to him quickly. "You never do anything that doesn't help your own agenda."

"Nothing I say will get through to you, will it?" Bob asks his son back. "I just hope that you can find it in your heart to forgive me one day."

"I will never forgive you for what you did," Robbie grits his teeth back to his father. "Now, if you'll excuse me, I'm going to see Paige."

Robbie starts to move out of the living room. "Robbie," Bob calls after him, causing Robbie to stop and look back at his father. "Don't hurt that girl any more than she already is."

"Don't worry," Robbie replies to him. "I have no plans on revealing your role in Leah's death. Paige has been through enough as it is."

Scene Two - The Tower's, Floor One; Andy's Condo

Andy stands in the washroom of his condo and holds a blow dryer to the mirror, knowing that the hot air will soon clear the steam off the mirror so he can finish getting ready for his day. As he watches the vision of himself become clearer in front of himself, he can't help but dread what is coming his way. He knows that Kim is going to be coming over today so they can talk about his drinking. Andy realizes that what recently happened with Kim coming over and finding him passed out in a pool of his own vomit is serious, he can't deny that. But, there's a part of him that thinks that everyone is just over reacting. He doesn't have a problem, he just over did it that day.

"And," he whispers to himself. "I didn't have anything to eat. It was just a one off. I don't have a problem drinking."

He quickly throws some hair product into his hair and then moves into his bedroom to get dressed. "I know Kim was worried about me," he says to himself. "And I appreciate that she cares but she has to understand that I don't have a problem. The question is, how am I going to make her realize that?"

He finishes getting dressed and walks into the kitchen. He opens a cupboard and his eyes quickly see a bottle of whiskey and a glass. He sighs and quickly shuts the cupboard so he can't see the alcohol.

"No, I shouldn't have a drink," he says to himself. "Kim would think that it's more proof that I have a problem. But, on the other hand, if I just had one, I could easily show her that I can handle my alcohol."

Andy nods his head, having convinced himself of his theory. He reopens the cupboard and pours himself a whiskey before he quickly takes a drink of it.

Scene Three - The Sugarbowl

Craig enters the coffeehouse wanting to have another coffee as his day has not gone as well as he would have liked it to. The previous evening he and Lukas had a disagreement after Lukas returned from his quick trip to Santa Barbara and he still doesn't feel like he is ready to come out to Frederick. Craig understands how hard it can be to come out to family but he also thinks that Lukas is beyond the age that it should matter. All that should really matter is Lukas' happiness. The frustrating part for Craig is that he feels like he back in the closet as they can't do anything as a couple in public.

Craig grabs his coffee and moves to the coffee bar to put some cream and sugar into his cup. As he stirs his coffee, he looks over and sees Donovan in the back booth reviewing some files for work. Craig can't help but wonder how much Donovan's presence has been influencing Lukas' behaviour lately. Craig knows that Donovan and Lukas were very close a few years ago when they were living in Europe; Lukas still hasn't opened up to him about his relationship with Donovan, which troubles Craig to a certain extent. Craig does, however, recall Lukas telling him that the reason he and Donovan broke up was because of Lukas' reluctance to come out and Donovan was tired of living in the shadows. Craig is starting to understand where Donovan was coming from.

Craig finds himself moving over towards Donovan's booth. Donovan looks up and sees Craig approaching him. "I haven't seen much of you lately," Donovan tells his friend.

"I know," Craig says back to him as he sits across from him. "We spent a lot of time together last fall working on the hospital gala. It's sort of weird not seeing you as much now."

Donovan gets a sly grin on his face. "Before I knew you were dating my ex."

Craig tries to laugh as well but he can't bring himself to do so. "Have you been seeing a lot of Lukas now that you know he's in town?"

Donovan shakes his head. "Not really," he says back to him. "Why do you ask?"

Craig looks back at him. "I just don't want you to be in my relationship with Lukas, that's all."

Donovan looks back at him in shock that he suggested that he was in their relationship. "Believe me, Craig, I'm not in your relationship. I have no idea where that came from but that's not my style."

"I know, I'm sorry," Craig replies to him quickly. "It's just been a long day."

"Well, you probably shouldn't take it out on others like that," Donovan snaps back at him as he packs up his stuff and quickly walks away from Craig. Craig sighs knowing that he didn't mean to offend Donovan, it just came out wrong.

"That seems to be my way of doing things lately," he whispers to himself before he takes another sip of his coffee.

Scene Four - The Pampa Grill

"I'm sorry I haven't seen more of you lately," Frederick smiles over to Savannah as they sit across from each other in the restaurant. He feels bad that he hasn't seen more of her in the recent weeks after everything she went through during the holidays with learning about Chris and Trenyce's plan to use her in hopes of getting Andrew back. He can only imagine how she is really holding up, since she has always been reassuring that she is fine.

"I've been so busy with work, it's fine," Savannah replies to him as she picks up a glass of wine and takes a sip of it. "I don't need you checking up on me."

Frederick looks back at the young woman that has become like another daughter to him and sighs. He can see it on her face that she is struggling. "You know who you're talking too, right?"

Savannah forces a smile on her face as she looks back at him as she quickly gets tears in her eyes. "Just be honest with me, Savannah. How are you holding up? These last few weeks couldn't have been easy on you."

"They haven't been," she admits to him as she puts a piece of her hair behind her ear. "Finding out that Chris was using me has been one of the hardest things I've ever had to get over. I was ready to marry that man. I thought I was in love with him."

"We all make mistakes when it comes to matters of the heart," Frederick informs her. "You can't beat yourself up over it."

"How can I not?" she asks him back. "How could I be so stupid? Thank God you were able to uncover the truth before I married that man."

"That's all in the past," he continues to tell her. "What's important now is how you are healing and trying to move forward. Have you thought of dating again?"

She looks back at him in shock. "No, and I'm nowhere near ready to start dating again. I don't know that I will ever be able to trust another man again. I'm…" she starts to tell him as a tear forms in her eye. "I'm still devastated over this."

He reaches over and grabs her hand. "Oh Savannah," he replies to her quickly. "You will get over this. You're a beautiful young woman. This won't be the end of you, not by a long shot."

"I hope you're right," she replies to him as she dries the corner of her eye. "I've been keeping everything inside for so long because I'm trying to stay strong for Andrew but this is eating me up inside."

"Is there anything I can do to help you?"

"Just by being here for me Frederick," she replies to him quickly. "You're helping me. I have grown to rely on you so very much."

"And I'm always going to be here for you, Savannah," he says back to her with a smile on his face. "You're my family now. You always will be."

Scene Five - Robertson Enterprises; Trenyce's Office

Trenyce sits at her desk looking over her latest fashion designs for the company that she has been working on. She knows that she is about to start the process of her next launch so she wants all of her designs to be absolutely perfect. She doesn't like having any flaws in her clothing designs; she takes far too much pride in what she does to have anything but something that is perfect.

Her mind, however, is not completely focused on her designs. She can't stop thinking about what is going on in her life right now; Lukas continues to tell her that she may have feelings for Chris and that is why she was so opposed to his plan to use Savannah last year to get Andrew back. While she has heard Lukas say those words to her a few times now, she hasn't really had time to examine her feelings for Chris. Could she really have feelings for him? They have been through so much together, it would certainly be a surprise to her if she did have feelings for Chris. She isn't sure how to process the idea.

"And," she whispers to herself. "What did I do? Instead of looking in my heart to find out if I have feelings for him, I slept with Tyler," she continues to say to herself as she recalls the other day when she and Tyler ran into each other and then ended up spending the entire day in his bed. She gets a slight grin on her face knowing that she needed the release, and it was very clear that Tyler did as well but she fears that she has only complicated things for herself.

"At least he said he understood that we can't continue sleeping with each other," she says to herself, thinking about her conversation with Tyler.

Before she can continue her conversation with herself, she hears a knock on her office door. It opens and she sees Chris walk into inside. "Chris? What are you doing here?"

He comes in and looks at her as he shrugs his shoulders. "I hadn't seen you in a few days and I thought I should change that. What does your day look like?"

"I have to finish reviewing these designs and get them into Dominick before I leave here," she replies to him as she stands up and moves over to the bar in her office and pours herself a glass of water. "But after that, my day looks pretty good."

He comes up closer to her and smiles back at her. "That's perfect," he says as he looks into her eyes.

She arches her eyebrow. "What's perfect?"

"You're free for dinner then," he continues to smile at her. "I'll make reservations at the Pampa Grill. We can catch up. How does that sound?"

Trenyce finds herself smiling back to him. "That sounds really nice Chris."

"Great, then it's a date," he says not realizing Trenyce starts to blush a little.

Scene Six - The Tower's, Floor One; Andy's Condo

Kim steps off the elevator and quickly walks over to the front door to Andy's condo, holding a bag of sandwiches from the Riverside Delicatessen. She hopes to have lunch with her brother today and have a serious discussion about his drinking levels. After he was released from the hospital because she found him passed out in his own vomit and he had to have his stomach pumped, Kim knows that Andy needs to realize how serious the drinking has become. She knows that he is going through a rough time since Reese's death, but drinking is not going to solve anything; if anything, it's going to make things worse.

"I have to make you realize that you're not in a good place," she whispers to herself before she knocks on his door.

Andy opens the door and gets a smile on his face when he sees his sister. "Kimmy! Come on in," he tells her as he swings the door open and Kim moves inside. "Is that food in that bag? I'm starving!"

"I brought us lunch, yes," Kim replies to him as she moves into the living room of his condo and quickly notices that there's a glass with ice cubes on the coffee table. She sets the bag down and picks up in the glass. She moves the glass to her nose to smell it; she immediately can smell whiskey from the glass. "Have you been drinking?"

Andy moves over to her and takes the glass from her as he shrugs his shoulders. "I just had a little whiskey," he says back to her. "Do you want one with lunch? I probably will."

Kim shakes her head in shock. "I can't believe this Andy!" she says back to him quickly. "How can you be drinking? You just got out of the hospital because you drank too much! What's wrong with you? What are you thinking?"

Andy looks back up at her as he pours some whiskey into his glass. "That was just an one off," he says back to her. "I know it was serious," he tells her. "But I won't drink that much again. I promise. But having a couple at lunch isn't the end of the world, is it?"

"Oh Andy," Kim replies to him as she moves closer to him and takes the glass out of his hand. "I want you to realize how serious this is. You almost died."

"But I didn't," Andy says back to her as he takes the glass out of her hand and takes a sip of his whiskey. "And I'm fine. I will be fine. I promise you, everything is fine," he tells her as he takes another sip of his whiskey and Kim watches him, wondering how she can possibly get through to Andy about his drinking, now realizing it could be more serious than she first anticipated.

Scene Seven - Twin Peaks General Hospital; The Cafeteria

"How is Natasha" Victoria asks Shane as they sit together in the cafeteria and are having lunch together. The two normally don't always get to have lunch together but they happen to be on the same shift of the hospital today, so they get to catch up. Victoria has been meaning to call and check on her half-sister, but since she is with Natasha's husband, she can find out through him how Natasha is doing from her fall down the stairs. "I've been meaning to call or go and see her but I've been so busy at the hospital lately."

Shane smiles back at her as he thinks about his wife. He has been trying to stay positive but since her fall, something has changed in Natasha and Shane can't place it. He knows that something has happened because Natasha has started to completely shut baby Jacob out of her life. She still plays with him but she doesn't hold him or cradle him anymore. He wishes he knew what happened during the fall that has made Natasha do a complete 180 with their son.

"I'm sure she'd appreciate you checking in on her," Shane finally says back to Victoria as he takes a bit of his salad.

"That didn't exactly answer the question, though," Victoria replies to her. "How is she doing?"

Shane shrugs his shoulders. "Physically, she seems just fine. But something is really bugging her."

"What do you mean?" Victoria asks him, as she grows uneasy.

"I don't know," Shane admits to her. "Ever since she fell down those stairs, Natasha hasn't been the same woman. She isn't holding Jacob, she barely even wants to look at him. I don't know if she's in more pain than she's letting on and she's scared she will drop the baby or … I just don't know."

Victoria gulps as she looks back at Shane. Victoria knows why Natasha is depressed having been her doctor; the truth is, Natasha suffered a miscarriage when she fell down the stairs. Natasha pleaded with Victoria not to reveal anything to her family about losing the child and because Victoria is bound by patient-doctor confidentiality, she can't say anything even though she knows that Natasha needs support while she is grieving the loss of the baby. Now hearing that Natasha is so depressed that she can't even hold baby Jacob, Victoria realizes that it is far more serious than what she originally thought.

"I'll tell you what," a guilty Victoria tells Shane. "After my shift today, I'll stop by your house and see Natasha. Maybe as her doctor, she'll confide in me and I can see if I can do anything to help."

Shane gets a small smile on his face. "I'd really appreciate that Vic," he says back to her. "I want to help Natasha, I just have no idea how. Any help would be really appreciated."

Victoria nods back to him. "I'll see what I can do Shane."

Scene Eight - The Calimo Mansion

Robbie knocks on Paige's bedroom door and then slowly opens it. He moves inside as he can see Paige putting some of her belongings away in the room that Bob gave to her. Paige turns and looks at Robbie.

"Dad?" she asks him quickly, forgetting that Robbie isn't really her father. "I'm surprised that you came out here."

Robbie moves closer to Paige as he looks around the room. "I wanted to make sure you got settled okay," he reveals to her. "You know, the house isn't the same with you."

Paige smiles a little. "I've only been gone a day," she laughs a little to him.

"I know but I miss you already," Robbie replies to her quickly. "But I do like what you've done with this room."

"Thank you," she says back to him. "I hope you know why I had to come and stay with Grandpa Bob. I just need time to figure things out."

Robbie nods back to her. "I get it. I know you've had the roughest year of your life," he tells her. "I just hope you know that you're home will always be at the house and as soon as you're ready, you can come back home."

"Oh Daddy," Paige says as she rushes into his arms and hugs him. "Thank you for being so understanding."

"I love you Paige and that will never change," Robbie replies to her as he holds her in his arms. "You take all the time you need, okay?"

"I will," she replies to him, unaware that Bob is watching them from the doorway. Bob sighs and moves away from the door, not being seen by Robbie or Paige.

Scene Nine - The Black House; Adam, Helen & Dawn's Home

Dawn opens the door to her bedroom and quickly moves inside. She quickly removes her candy striper uniform and grabs some jeans and slides into them. She just finished a shift at the hospital and wants nothing more than to try to meet up with Max to see if he can get stoned with her. She has grown to really enjoy the numbing feeling that weed has been giving her; with everything going on in her life, she feels like she needs the escape from reality.

She can't help but think about Natasha and wonders how she is doing. She was at the hospital when Natasha woke up after falling down the stairs. Dawn closes her eyes and can still see Natasha falling because it happened in front of Dawn's eyes. Only, Dawn had no idea that Natasha was pregnant when she fell down. She would have done more to help Natasha had she known; the last thing Dawn wanted was for an innocent baby to die because they were having a fight.

"It's my fault that baby died," Dawn whispers to herself. "I shouldn't have been fighting with Natasha. I shouldn't have told her that I know the truth about her affair with Dad."

Dawn finds a sweater in her closet and pulls it over her head. "At least Natasha doesn't remember what happened," she continues to say to herself. "She doesn't remember why she was here. I have to make sure she doesn't remember. She can't know the truth; she can't remember that I know about the affair, it would ruin too many lives. God, I just want this mess to go away."

Before she can say anything else, she hears the doorbell ring at the front door. She quickly leaves her room and races the down the stairs. She opens the front door and sees Natasha standing on the other side of the door.

"Natasha, what are you doing here?" Dawn asks her, shocked to see the woman who had an affair with her father back at her house.

Natasha moves into the house and looks back at Dawn. "I needed to see you," Natasha reveals to her as she walks into the living room. "Are your parents' home?"

"No," Dawn replies to her as she follows Natasha into the living room. "They're making funeral arrangements for my Grandfather."

"I heard that Reg passed away, I'm very sorry," Natasha says back to her.

"Thank you," Dawn replies to her. "So, what brings you by?"

Natasha looks back at Dawn and then looks over at the staircase where she fell down. "I needed to see you," Natasha slowly says as she moves to the stairs. She covers her mouth as she looks at the place that changed her life. Natasha turns around and looks at Dawn. "I remember," Natasha tells Dawn. "I remember the night of the accident."

Next on One Day at a Time
- Dominick tells Cory not to hurt Robin
- Rebecca shocks Melissa with her words
- Dawn and Natasha have a heated confrontation

 
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