How many parents get a note sent home about their child's heart rate, O2 saturation, and respiratory rate with a side of chest compressions?
When I've fallen into this normal and have become relaxed at this life I'm occasionally jerked back to a reality that reminds me that even this normal has unexpected turns that throw me.
Some things for me are just surreal.
I received a call from staff and a note sent home from the nurse clocking every moment that took place in the nurse's office detailing Liam's 'episode' at school. I'm thankful for a caring staff, therapists, and a nurse who make sure I'm informed and for the precations they take to make sure Liam is okay. I know he's very well loved and cared for there.
I must laugh off these moments with Liam, taking it in stride. We are so blessed that Liam hasn't ever been hospitalized since he left the NICU almost 6 years ago. But I know someday that might change and for now, I will bask in the surrealism and enjoy the curves because I am believe I am blessed beyond measure.