Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Haunted By A Child's Illness

Yep. I'd say this is pretty accurate. 

I have lots of ghosts, flashbacks-lots of late night conversations with G-d.

It's rough.

"But what happens after children are out of the medical danger zone? Many parents continue to experience the physical symptoms of stress — the racing pulse, the dry mouth. They continue to flash back to the moment of the cancer diagnosis, the moment of the very premature birth, the moment of the accident."

“It’s my belief a parent who’s traumatized is always expecting the other shoe to drop, will always be scanning the horizon..."