Last Saturday Jonathan, my 14-year old son, broke his arm while snowboarding.
Now as terrible as that sounds, I have to say that he was quite the trooper. Although women have been proven to be better with pain than men (with all the hype around giving birth, etc.), I personally don’t know if I would have been as brave as Jonathan had it been my arm. He was the epitome of “cool as a cucumber”.
I’m very proud of my (getting tall) little man.
PS. The hospital was abnormally quiet – possibly because Saturday was exactly 15 days after the world was supposed to end and everyone was home wondering what they were going to do with the stockpiles of food they had in their hidden