This is by a longshot the roughest I have ever had it. Several of you have met my daughter and know she was a beautiful spirit. She came to us at 2 1/2 yrs of age and left us far too soon at the age of 20. Perhaps this is for the best, cause I know deep in my heart that I never would've admitted that I no longer had the physical ability to take care of her. She wasn't big for 20 yrs old, but holding onto her too long, and not placing her in the care of others may have grown to actually be a threat to her well being. I don't know. I just know that I feel I had at least another good 10 years in me.
It is very hard for me to gather my thoughts right now. I can say that the amount of support I am receiving from all of you brings me to tears once again. Tiffany was truly my ray of sunshine. I love her with all my heart and then some. The only way to look at this and have any peace is for me to realize that she is no longer burdened by the bent and broken little body that she was confined to. Wherever she is know, I hope she is doing backflips, somersaults and break dancing.
All your kind words are a great resource for me, and I love each and every one of you for it.
Russ, how can I say it? Thank you for the help and support of all my Polk siblings, it was you that instigated all of it. Thanks and big love.
George, Theresa, and Stephanie