He finally got off the ventilator today, and guess what was the first thing he said to me in that croaking voice?
"Don't let this stress you out."
Me? He doesn't want ME to be stressed out? Same to ya, bub.
I was reaching for a metaphor recently to describe the process of Mike's "recovery". Nothing seemed to fit. Then I ran into this old cartoon on Youtube:
Yep. It's just like that. And thaaat's all, Folks!