In those moments I feel the unimaginable weight of everything it’s taken to underwrite this perfect little life
Jack rejects certain moments.
I don’t know how I would live if that happened. To be clear, I would live. I just don’t know how.
Thinking that far into the future feels like stepping out onto a ledge and closing my eyes …
It’s the kind of verdict that in the regular world would be considered a wash, a tossup — maybe even a Mexican standoff — but which counts as good news in the realm of pediatric cardiology, because in that realm anything that isn’t bad is good.