As I write this, we are in a doctor’s waiting room at 8 p.m. on a Thursday night. Kyle has had an MRI to check for a spinal injury he sustained from falling 18 feet off of an extension ladder while attempting to change a light bulb in our barn. He ended up with a few broken ribs, a small skull fracture, a broken nose and a spinal injury, which lead us to where we are now.
It has been a stressful few weeks to say the least. Between working full-time, doctor’s appointments, pets, and trying to take care of our 19 acres of pasture and livestock with my partner out of commission, I have been by turns stressed out, annoyed, angry, sad, frustrated, and more than once, in tears. But I have been reminded of some important lessons along the way: