“You’ll experience highs and lows and joys and sadness that a lot of people will never get to.” —Orley Bills, LCSW
This statement from episode 33 sums up the responses to this question to a tee. As I read through each tender experience, it really hit me that so much of what made these joyous was the darkness that proceeded or surrounded it.
Really hard things can be the catalyst for bright, shining moments full of triumph and love.
Simple, yet profound.
There can be a whole lot of struggle and pain that comes along with medical complexities and disabilities, but the depth of these types of experiences are unlike any other. What a privilege to be here for all of it.
Thank you to each parent that vulnerably contributed to this month’s question!