"We jokingly say this is the best thing that ever happened to us. What really matters in life is now crystal, crystal clear."
"I spent 2 weeks in the hospital depressed and crying until my doctor said to me, 'You can do 1 of 2 things. You can sit here and cry and moan or you can take back your life and be strong and positive.' I took his advice and I became stronger. I became positive."
"Life is most worthwhile when you are doing something for someone else. I know I'm making a difference and that keeps me going."