I really felt bad for my wife she has been through so much and I knew it still was not over….
My death sentence began on April 24, 2004 where I watched the person who would be there the rest of my life, talk the long walk down the church aisle. This was it, this was my life, this is a moment that I never will forget.
My wife and I met in college in our freshman year through awkwardly someone that passed away that was on her volleyball team and my peer group. All of us with contact with the girl that passed was taken to the health center for counseling and also to prevent the press from asking us all uncomfortable questions. I mean we were only 2 days into our freshman year. Now, let’s make something clear here, I did not go in this situation looking for love, it just happened. That encounter would change my life forever.
As in every couple, my wife and I have had our share of problems. We were so juicy together. HA HA HA However, at the end of the day we try to forgive and move on. However, never did I ever expect my wife to go through when everything happened on February 12, 2016. I had no choice, no say, and couldn’t do a thing about it. What she experienced during that month was more then any human should have to be put through. She watched me lay in front of her each day for two weeks wondering if I would ever wake up.
Now I have been told that during those two weeks she talked to me the entire time. She stretched herself thin and would go to work for a half days at times and then no days at all. She would jump every time the phone would ring at her desk, waiting to hear from the hospital. Before people get all uptight, please understand that my wife also worked as an admin at another local hospital in the area. She was not miles away, more like minutes, and she did need to take a break of what was happening to me for her own well being. I will never and have never thought she did the wrong thing. She needed to protect herself!
I remember waking up after my comma and she was right there by my side with one of the biggest smiles I have ever seen on her face. Even though, I had no clue why all these people were around me and what the heck was the big deal with everything she sat there overjoyed.
As we talked in the days proceeding I discovered what a superwoman she really was. She contacted my job, ummmm I worked at the hospital that I was lying in, she filed for disability, she paid the bills at home, she got access to our bank account, she went food shopping, and she even washed some of the dishes, oh and she made sure that our cat was well taken care of! These were the things that I would take care of mainly and she never had to worry about.
My wife is a god scent. I will never take her for granted and she means the universe to me. People joke that being married is a death sentence, which I love to use, but marriage is really about forever and always being there for your partner no matter what the situation is.
I love you Kristen you will always have my heart in your hands.