Is my new energy from swimming again or spending more time with a good friend?
In her opinion column in the Sunday New York Times, Dr. Daniela J. Lamas writes about unexpected ICU turn-arounds, when the grim repetition of bad news is trumped by unanticipated good news: … the one in a million outcomes, the patients who surprise and humble us.Daniela J. Lamas, pulmonary and critical care physician at Brigham…
It was touch and go for a couple of days, but, thanks to Alison‘s guidance, Kumba’s resilience, and Pancho’s excellent guest manners, the dogs figured out how to share us, our home, walks, and even ... (I am not suggesting this, but it was something that happened organically along the end of Week One) drinking out of each other’s water bowls.
When a shell of a dog is given a chance to live abundantly, he flowers. As does his proud new mama.