It is not what they are, but how we respond to the circumstances we find ourselves in that defines us.
Is that a quote? I think it ought to be. Maybe I am the one who said it. Maybe I pinched it from someone else, I don’t know. Whatever, it’s something that I try to live by.
People used to ask me how I came to terms with having a baby like Sam. How did I get over it? How is it that I managed to be so happy? I might go into some form of metaphysical/religious discussion with some. With others I might raise my eyebrows and challenge them as to what is so different between my life and theirs, my baby and theirs? With a select few I might share a conclusion that I came to quite rapidly when I was still in the hospital, wobbling around, waiting…
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