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Pushing her hair off her forehead, Mom said, “That’s Izzy. Not all Brannicks have the same abilities. I can’t sense the presence of Prodigium the way she can. Anyway, when I realized that I’d been living with the very thing I was supposed to be fighting, I—”
“Flipped all the heck out?” I supplied.
“Big time. And then I realized I was pregnant with you, and . . . well, you know the rest. All the moving, all the hiding.”
Flipped all the heck out??
Had a hissy fit.
Went a little crazy.
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.
Lost the plot.