My most drastic high/low moment was 6 years ago when K was released after 2 weeks of treatment from the children's hospital having survived RSV as a premature infant and we come home to discover my dog Bear died that day. He was still warm. My entire extended family was so ecstatic K was okay and so was I, but my heart was broken and I cried for days and days and days.

I cry even now, just typing this.