When I began this blog series on Monday, I had no idea how many posts I'd write. As I began reminiscing over the four weeks I spent in Maryland beside my parents' hospital beds, I realized I could write an entire book.
Yet all things on this side of heaven come to an end. And it seems I'm writing my next to last post in this series. Tomorrow will be the last.
First, a quick recap for those joining me for the first time...
Eleven days before Christmas, I boarded a 6am flight to Maryland after hearing that my Mom had been rushed to ICU. She suffered a serious infection, her body went into septic shock and she spent 14 long days in ICU.
Those days were long and trying, yet we began to see miracles unfold before our eyes. I've shared some of those miracles along the way.
I've also shared the setbacks.
Like the fact that my Dad, who'd been planted beside my mother every single day, suffered a horrible fall, leading to the discovery of a degenerative spinal condition, partial paralysis and two emergency surgeries.
It's been a whirlwind.
It's also been a blessing.
One blessing has been the many lessons I've learned along the way. I've blogged about each...