The Bold & The Beautiful Update Wednesday 8/15/01

 

 

The Bold & The Beautiful Update Wednesday 8/15/01

By Glynis

Kristen is talking with Taylor in her office. This is so unfair. The man that she was supposed to share her life with has HIV. He wanted to be with her too. Taylor doesnít have the answers to this. Bad things happen to good people. Nothing will make Kristen feel better. Antonio has gone to get Dr. Craig who is going to give Kristen an HIV test. Taylor wants to be sure that their contact hasnít been that close. Kristen is willing to take the test. Their lives are going to be different than planned. It isnít going to be like they planned it at all. Taylor thinks that they shouldnít be making big decisions about each other just yet. Kristen feels that she has no future. Antonio enters the room and finds Kristen crying standing in the window. He announces that the doctor is on his way. Taylor goes to get Kristen some water and while alone, Kristen and Antonio move together. He is so sorry that this had to happen. They just hug each other. That is all that they can do now. Kristen takes the test and the doctor leaves with the sample in order to run the test for her. Antonio is so sorry and she tells him that he shouldn't apologize because he didnítí know that this was going to happen. She still learned a lot from him. She doesnít fear for her life because they never made love and they never will. He wanted to give her so much. Taylor has returned and she watches the young people. After a while, the doctor returns with the test results for Kristen. She is negative and everyone in the room is happy. She is to be tested again in 6 months. The doctor wants to talk with Antonio about things that can be done for him to be with Kristen safely. Antonio will not do anything to put Kristen in any possible harm. Kristen wants to keep caring for Antonio and he thinks that they should just break it off so that he can truly prove that he does care. Kristen makes Taylor and the doctor leave and she confronts Antonio on the things that he is saying. She doesnít know what she wants and she is very confused. He knows what does have to happen. She is not ready to lose him and she will not say goodbye to him. She canít let him disappear from her life. Antonio reminds her that he canít be her husband. She still wants to be there for him. He feels that there is no place for her. He wants her so bad and he canít even look at her. He has always wanted to be with her. He is never going to know what it is like to make love to her. Every intimate moment that they have, he is going to be worrying that he has given her a death sentence. She doesnít know what to do. She knows in her heart that it is over. There is nothing that can be done for them. He wants her to tell her family that he is sorry. He will be able to get on with things if she goes on with her life and forgets about him. She will find a man that will give her everything that he wanted to. She doesnít want that with anyone else. She canít close herself off because of him. He wants her to have a full life. He will die if he finds out that she has shut herself off from the world. She promises him that she will go on with her life. HE gets up to leave and she grabs him and holds him to her. He will always love her. He has to go now. She begs him to stay, but he walks out, looking back quickly once. Kristen is left there crying and unable to accept what has just happened.

Eric is visiting with Ridge and his son and it turns out that the child has nothing but good things to say about his father. The boy goes to brush his teeth and the men talk. Eric loves the children. Eric is really into being a grandfather over and over again. Eric thinks that soon Kristen is going to be having some children. Ridge feels that things are not that smooth with the couple. Ridge is not sure that Kristen is ready to give up the lifestyle that she is used to in order to be with Antonio. Kristen isnít one to wear her heart on her sleeve, but Antonio is the one that Kristen has been waiting for. Eric thinks that Antonio is good for Kristen.

Sally is throwing a party and Darla is there helping to decorate. Sophia finds out that Antonio knows nothing about the party and she is not sure that he will like the party. Sally appears and Sophia tells her that she is not sure that Antonio is going to feel like a party. He has been tired lately. Sally thinks that Antonio is tired because he has been spending time with Kristen. Sally will take care of any depression that Antonio has. Sally refuses to change the party plans. Clarke arrives and finds out that Sally is throwing a party for Antonio. Clarke tells Sally that having a party for Antonio is not a good idea. Sally is insistent on having the party. They have food and drink and Sally feels that Antonio will love this. Sally gets suspicious that something else is going on. Sophia plays that she is worried about Tony. Sally thinks that she is overreacting about Antonio. Women all over the world are going to be falling over themselves trying to get close to Antonio and he is going to have a brilliant future. Clarke and Sophia go off to talk alone and Clarke thinks that Kristen should know by now what is going on with Antonio. Sophia is sure that Kristen knows the truth by now.