The subject of our children is fresh on my mind today. Maybe because I had a little reminder of how emotional and stressful life can be when your child is sick.
My daughter has been fighting a chronic illness since she was four years old. The pain, the worry and the stays at hospitals never gets any easier to take no matter how old they get.
We came back to the hospital yesterday for the first time in almost a year. Just when you think she may have “outgrown” it, even though you know better, it hits her and it hits her hard. How fast all of the old emotions come to the surface.
I believe that everything happens for a reason, and I find it ironic that she is sick right after I brought my business online. It is like a reminder to me how much we need this.
I get paid to help people through tough times and I volunteer at support groups to help even more people. I know the right things to say and do for others, but the perspective gets lost when it is my own child.