Help make Natalie's birthday wish come true!August 16, 2012. It's 9:30 a.m. and I'm driving across New York City trying to get to my office on 45th and 3rd while dialing my 3-year-old daughter Natalie's pediatrician. Stopped at a red light in Times Square, I see the officer's lights flip on behind me. Crap! I quickly hang up the phone after having left a message. But it's too late. The officer issues me a $200 ticket for being on my phone while driving, and nope, it didn't help when I explained to the officer that my daughter was sick, that I was worried, and I was simply trying to get a hold of her doctor.
Fast forward about four hours and there we are, Natalie and I, sitting in a quiet room in the ER of Hackensack Medical Center, eagerly waiting to find out what the hell is going on. Feeling something wet dripping down my arm, I gently shifted a sleepy Natalie over toRead More »from Help This Mom Turn a Nightmare Prognosis into Something Positive