“He went on a job interview the morning of our wedding day. With medical bills looming, we backed out of buying our first home together and, instead, moved into a rental apartment. As our wedding day approached, nothing was as we expected it would be.”
“Helicopter moms – I never understood you… I get it now. We never thought it would happen to us.”
“Look at this sweet girl. Kids have died because they ‘had’ to finally leave the safe haven of their house, and ended up catching RSV from a shopping cart, or a visit to meet Santa.”
“The requests I made for more extensive testing went ignored. We were discharged with the diagnosis, ‘virus, probably, she’ll be fine.’ He was wrong.”
“Nothing could actually be wrong with my child right? That just happens to other people’s children; not mine.”
“I am still in shock that our little boy was sleeping on my lap, throwing the football, running around with the dog and just starting to show as being sick. And today he is on life support,” his mother wrote when the harrowing ordeal began.
“Our 4-year-old worries if Daddy will be home in the morning to take him to school. Our little guy knows that Daddy’s kidneys are broken.”
“He wanted to be normal. He didn’t want to be sick. And he just wanted to be a cop.”