You all are very special.
There aren’t enough words to say what I’d like to say.
So, I’ll simply say “Thank you”.
There have been many folks who have helped us get to where we’re at. I truly believe that without their help and support, we wouldn’t be here.
At the drop of a hat, moms from all over the world helped my family…and are still helping.
They adjusted schedules
They stood in for their friend in her family’s time of need.
Those who couldn’t come, helped in so many other ways.
Some made us laugh.
Some made us cry.
And they never quit.
Some brought their own kids and husbands with them, some left their kids and husbands at home.
They simply came.
Some stayed diligently by Anissa’s side, letting me spend some much needed time as a dad, when my heart was in an ICU room.
Some came and made my kids laugh, letting me spend some much needed time as a husband in that ICU room.
There were moms that were, moms that are, and moms that may be.
Each and every one of you was instrumental in helping our family.
For that, I thank you.
Then, there’s my mom. She’s an amazing woman. She’s an awesome grandma.
She had to stand in and be a mom again, 30 years later.
Play dates, car line, bumps and bruises, she had to do it all, and she did it quite well.
I know I don’t say it enough, but thanks mom! Love ya!
Then, there’s my wife.
She too is an amazing woman.
She is what makes this family go.
Being without her for a few months was indescribable.
We’ve almost been home as long as we were apart.
Every day, she’s making progress.
Every day, we’re getting closer to being a complete family.
Every day, she inspires me.