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Matt holds Max's hand bedside

It has been 3 weeks and 4 days in the Pediatric Critical Care Unit with my son, Max, fighting for his life. It is something he and I have trained for our entire lives. Him unknowingly, me knowingly. I have experienced his death and the emotions associated with it many times now. Each time like the first. Each time the words used to describe can only pretend to capture at best.

Epsom Salt Baths

bowl of epsom salt

Brine. Noun. Water saturated or strongly impregnated with salt. Verb. To soak in or saturate with salty water.

Maybe you are going to try to brine your turkey this year with salt, sugar and spices?, . . . but if you do, don't use Epsom salt. As you will soon understand from reading below, the Epson Salt turkey would make one heck of a toilet party. That’s an Evite that you immediately check “no” to, and not to be confused with the phrase “party in your pants”, or “The pants party” if you are a movie buff.

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