Izzy asking Max for money to buy into the Coffee Shop - Steph asking Jack to come back to Lib's so she can pack for the hospital
Steph is packing. Jack and Lib ask her if she has everything. There's a knock at the door. Jack answers it and it's Summer. Summer asks what they are doing. Jack tells her they're about to go to the shop. Summer goes up to Steph (Summer is crying) and tells her that Max is sick. Summer says that Max can't eat, can't sleep, he has a virus because he's missing Steph. Summer says that Max loves her and wants her to come back. Summer tells Steph she wants her to come back too. Steph says it's not possible. Summer says to Steph she knows why she left, because she was so horrible. Summer tells Steph she promises to be nice and asks her to come back. Steph tells her it wasn't her fault she left. Summer says that Steph promised her she would never leave. Jack tells Summer that Steph has to go. Summer again says that Steph promised not to leave, she tells Steph she has to come back for Max because he's sick. Libby tells Summer that Max just has a cold. Summer says "No, he's got a broken heart" Jack again says that Steph has to go. When Summer asks where, Steph says she just has to be somewhere. Jack tells Summer that this isn't about her it's between Max & Steph. Steph tells Summer she will always love her and Boyd. Summer asks if Steph still loves Max. Steph can't answer. Jack says he'll take Summer home.
Joe is sitting in the lounge room and Oscar is in his pram. Joe starts talking to Oscar saying that Lyn is a good mum, it will pass. She has an illness and he'll help her through it. Joe says he will give Oscar so much love he won't know the difference.
Harold brings Izzy a latte and a piece of cake. Izzy says she is impressed with Harold's veagan menu and they will make a great partnership. She tells Harold she's got some great recipes and she's been experimenting with raw foods like nuts, fruits & veges. Harold tells Izzy the asking price for 20% of the Coffee shop is $25,000. Izzy says she didn't think it would be so high, she can only get $20,000. Harold says he's been talking to his accountant and he told him not to go any lower.
Jack walks in with Summer. Summer asks Jack how could Steph love someone then leave. Jack tells her life gets complicated when you're older. Summer tells Jack she's not a baby, she understands that Steph lied to them and now she's made Max unhappy. Jack tells her they should leave it between Max & Steph to sort out. Max walks in and asks them what's going no. Jack tells Max Summer went to see Steph and brought her home. Summer walks out and Max calls after her. Izzy walks in and Jack leaves. Izzy asks who that was. Max tells her it was Steph's brother. Izzy tells Max that Harold now wants $25,000 for the Coffee Shop and she needs Max to lend her the extra $5,000. Max says he doesn't have it. Izzy says she needs it. Max says not now and walks out.
Joe is on the phone. Jack walks in and Joe hangs up. Joe tells Jack her was just on the phone to Stuart looking for Steph. Joe asks Jack if he and Lyn are the only two who didn't know Steph quit her job. Jack tells him he only jus found out as well. Joe says he doesn't understand, first she dumps Max then she quits her job. Joe says he's worried how Lyn's going to react. He tells Jack he might go over and see Steph. Jack tells him that Steph has gone to stay with Stano for a few days.
Izzy is trying a drink Lou made her. Izzy asks Lou f he knows Harold well. Lou says Harold is he brother he never had. They went to school together up north, then they own houses side-by side in Erinsborough and he has one of Harold's kidneys.Izzy asks how that happened. Lou says he needed one and Harold had a spare. Izzy sees a cartoon on the wall and asks about it. Lou says Max must of put it there, it's Valda, she sent it to make Lou jealous. Izzy tells Lou that two can play at that game.
Max is telling Summer that relationships and people are complicated and that sometimes people can't be with each other for lots of reasons. Summer says she's not a kid and wants to know why no one will tell her anything just because she hasn't been in love but she understands as she watches daytime TV. Max tells her daytime TV is not an actual model of love. Real life isn't that tidy and you don't get the ad breaks. Summer says she hates to see him so unhappy. Max says aslong as he's got her and Boyd he'll be ok.
Izzy is setting up a camera. Lou is sitting at a table with a romantic setting for two. Izzy goes over and sits on Lou's knee and takes a photo. Izzy tells Lou that this will have Valda on a plane in 24hrs. Lou tells her if there's anything he can do for her to let him know. Izzy tells him there may be.
Steph is lying in a hospital bed.. Jack & Libby are there. Libby tells her they'll be there when she wakes up. Steph tells Jack he should be at school. Jack tells her not to take away his one reason to have a day off. Steph tells him he owes her one. Steph says at least she's having the pre-op, it'll make her feel like she's floating on a cloud. Steph says at least she can have a last joke. Libby tells her it's not her last. Dr Marley walks in and asks Steph if she's ready. Steph says she's as ready as she's ever be. They wheel her out.
Lou is telling Harold about Izzy and a new coffee she developed called the "Izzychino" and it was a top seller in her old café. He tells Harold she would be a great asset. Harold is rushing around serving people. Lou then says that not everything is about money. Harold nearly chokes. Lou tells him he just said it to get his attention. Joe walks in and orders some Cherry coconut slices for Lyn. Lou asks how Oscar is. Joe says he's good and he's going to be a 6 footer. Harold says "what about Lyn?" Joe says "About 5 foot 5"Max walks in. Joe and Max make small talk. Max then tells him he has a cold. Joe tells him to look after himself.
Lou walks in and Izzy tells him she's been looking for him. Lou says he's just been over at her new business. Izzy hugs him and Lou tells her to be careful she's spill his Izzychino, he had to give it a try. Izzy tells him that once he's had an Izzy you never go back. She then pulls out the photo of them for last night. Lou says that it will do the trick. Max walks in saying he had to get a fax for tomorrow as it wasn't going to walk over to him by itself. Izzy tells Max to go home and she'll be there soon. Lou tells Izzy that he knows Max is ill but Izzy tells Lou that Steph let Max and it's hit him hard.
Steph is lying in bed. Jack walks in telling her that Libby has gone to get some lunch. Steph asks if the doctor has been in. Jack tells her Dr Marley said she'll come in when the test results were back. Steph asks about Joe and Lyn . Jack tells her that he told them that she went to Stano's. Steph says she's sorry he had to lie for her. Jack says he's only thinking of her at the moment. Steph tells him he's the best brother in the world.
Harold and Izzy shake hands. Izzy tells Lou he's eternally grateful. She tells Lou they are going to set the place on fire, not literally and they're going to give the pub a run for its money. Lou says hang on. Izzy says she'll start tomorrow. The sooner she starts the sooner Harold and start his new life guiding young lives. Izzy tells them that this has given her a whole new lease on life and a positive attitude.
Steph tell Libby and Jack she can't believe they've been there all day and they must be bored. Jack says he was checking out all the pretty nurses. Steph tells him no to make her laugh. Dr Marley walks in and asks Steph how she is feeling. Steph says like she's been pulled through a hedge backwards. Dr Marley tells Steph they'll keep her in until the worst of the soreness has gone. She tells Steph the test results are back. The tumor was hormone receptor negative but she will need Chemotherapy followed by a course of radiotherapy. Libby asks if that's good news. Dr Marley says it means the whole treatment plan will be over in a few months which is positive. The tumor was small and she's confident they got it all and the lymph nodes were al clear so Steph has a greater than 90% chance of being totally cured. Steph asks about the side effects of the Chemo. Dr Marley says some hair loss, she will feel very tired and a little queasy usually about a day or two after each treatment. Dr Marley tells Steph there is something else. There's a chance the Chemo could cause her ovaries to shut down. They will do a procedure to extract some ovarian tissue to safe guard her ability to have kids later but it's unlikely the Chemo will affect her and she doesn't want Steph to worry. Dr Marley leaves. Steph starts to cry and says to Lib she didn't realise she may not be able to have kids.
Izzy is sitting on the couch making notes she asks Summer what she thinks about a loyalty card buy 10 coffees get one free. Summer says Max doesn't let her drink coffee. Izzy tells her it will work for Milkshakes too. Summer says that everyone will lose their cards. Izzy tells her that the beauty of it, they won't have to give out the freebies. Izzy asks Summer if she's ok. Summer says no, everyone is treating her like a little kid and they just keep saying it's complicated. Izzy tells Steph the only complicated thing is why Steph moved in in the first place. She tells Summer it's not fair to have false hopes that Steph sill come back she won't and she didn't want and instant family. Summer tells Izzy that Steph says she loved them. Izzy says she's sure Steph tried but she just putting on a brave face for Max and when the gloss of a new love wore off and family life settled in she wanted out. Izzy tells her not to worry and to forget about Steph, she's not the greatest person they all thought she was. Summer starts to cry. Max walks in and asks what's going on. Summer says she caught her hand when she was cleaning but Izzy has taken care of it.