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Nursing2015

August 2004, Volume 34 Number 8 , p 8 - 8 [FREE]

Author

  • MARY JOHNSON RN, MSN

Abstract

 

Thank you so much for Mary McRae's wonderful story, "Simple Pleasures" (Sharing, June 2004), which brought back a joyous memory. In June 2000, my 11-year-old son had much-needed heart surgery. Before the surgery his stamina, which had never been good, was even worse. A few months after surgery, though, he came in the front door shouting with glee, "Mom!! I ran[horizontal ellipsis]uphill!!"

 

How much most little boys (and moms) take for granted.

 

-Mary Johnson, RN, MSN

 

Mankato, Minn.

 

The comments appearing in this column are excerpted from readers' correspondence. Send your letter, complete mailing address, and credentials to: Letters Editor, Nursing2004, 323 Norristown Rd., Suite 200, Ambler, PA 19002, or e-mail to nursing@lww.com. Please include your e-mail address and daytime telephone number.

Thank you so much for Mary McRae's wonderful story, "Simple Pleasures" (Sharing, June 2004), which brought back a joyous memory. In June 2000, my 11-year-old son had much-needed heart surgery. Before the surgery his stamina, which had never been good, was even worse. A few months after surgery, though, he came in the front door shouting with glee, "Mom!! I ran[horizontal ellipsis]uphill!!"

How much most little boys (and moms) take for granted.

 
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-Mary Johnson, RN, MSN

Mankato, Minn.

The comments appearing in this column are excerpted from readers' correspondence. Send your letter, complete mailing address, and credentials to: Letters Editor, Nursing2004, 323 Norristown Rd., Suite 200, Ambler, PA 19002, or e-mail to nursing@lww.com. Please include your e-mail address and daytime telephone number.