“My face swelled with tears.”
“It’s not about coupons. It’s about my mother, after 37 years, still caring for me.”
“Throughout my life, whether a moment of joy or pain, it seems there is always a nurse somewhere in the background. A nurse is a special kind of hero.”
Taylor Hawkins, drummer of the Foo Fighters, dedicated husband, and father of three, unexpectedly passed away at the age of 50 on March 26, 2021. In the wake of the now-legendary drummer’s death, his fellow bandmates put together an incredible tribute show to honor him.
Gavin had helped his mom through seizures before, but this was scarier than anything she’d experienced. Her 10-year-old was scared, too, but that didn’t stop him from leaping into action.
“It was the best of the best NICU team, from the security guards at the front desk, to the janitorial staff, to the nurses and neonatologists.”
“‘Why couldn’t I run without feeling so tired or weak? Why did every single movement make me feel like my body just wanted to shut down?’ I lost a lot of stamina and endurance and was dealing with mental exhaustion from being bullied at school.”
“I would have never even gone to the appointment or the mammogram if my mother did not get the diagnosis A WEEK BEFORE MINE.”
“Next time you’re at the OBGYN hiding those undies under your shirt, you’ll think of me and my pink paper bolero jacket and laugh.”
“I was surprised she even recognized me outside the context of my driveway. But she did. And she took a chance by letting me know she sees me.”