On October 5th I blogged about my car accident I was so upset over.
When I got to school on Monday a couple of my friends came up to my room to tell me our other good friend's boyfriend's entire family had been in a terrible car accident on Saturday night. Both parents, both brothers and sister in law. Everybody but Ben himself. I know Ben. A really nice guy. But my heart was breaking for J. She is the most sensitive, caring, generous and hardworking person I know.
I knew this was going to hit her HARD.
She had made the phone calls to all the other relatives. She had been at the hospitals (yes-the injuries were so severe they were sent to three different hospitals) non-stop and here she was on Monday. At school and prepared to be the wonderful teacher she is.
She cried but she got through it. I could have never done that.
She has continued to go to the hospital every single night straight from school. A couple night's ago she washed Ben's mom's hair. It still had glass in it, even though she had been through several surgeries.
J is the model friend, girlfriend and daughter. I know this is going to wear her out and she'll hit bottom one of these days and not be able to keep all of this up. When it happens I hope she knows what supportive friends she has at work and let's us help her.
Say a prayer for Ben's family tonight please.