Cristina is still recovering from her surgery while receiving a visit from her mother. Not wanting to rest in bed, she uninvited diagnoses Burke and Izzie's patient with Münchhausen's syndrome. Eager to seem fine, Cristina have refused to mourn all day, but in the end, she breaks down. Addison gives Derek divorce papers to sign, but he can't make up his mind. Alex asks Izzie on a date, but finding out that he hasn't passed an exam makes him unable to make the most of it. Bailey treats a longtime patient with cystic fibrosis to whom she's emotionally attached.