Our son Jake was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor at the age of 2. Jake taught us that no matter what the circumstance is, we have to live in the now. Even when the now seems ordinary, and quiet …
Just for today, laugh out loud, sing a song, be assertive, be silly, be happy, be strong. Just for today do it all once and then if you liked it tomorrow do it all once again.
It's just hair. I known people were trying to comfort me, but that's just one of those trigger phrases, like, It's just hair. No, it's not.
Nita, on Friendships
Well, Christmas time came and I was in the lobby and one of the nurses came out and she said somebody in the back wants to see you, well, I had no idea who it might be. But it was him, he had brought me a Christmas gift and I said why did you do that? And he said, because you’re the only person who‘s ever come in my room and talked to me and I’ve been coming here a long time.