If she was 15 months old, we’d be rocking our day away, in between medicine, fluids, and snuggles.
And now when you’re 15, the best you can do is share the couch with your mom, and when the meds kick in? Instead of running around crazy, you talk and talk and talk. And watch High School Musical for the 3000th time. And wait for the next time you wake up shivering. And oh—worry about how much homework you have to catch up on.