This is a chaotic season for the Simmons family, as it most likely has been for yours. This last month has been no different. LOCAL COVID-19 OUTBREAKS The coronavirus has been with us now for well over half a year. Still, for us in Stanly County, North Carolina, it was a distant reality. That is no more. In the past month, many of us locally have contracted the virus. Many have been teachers and those who work with the public. Families have had to quarantine for weeks. We’ve
First off … I want to thank our friends who stepped up a week ago as Amanda was admitted to the hospital and prayed, cried, felt the tension of the moment with us, and most importantly just loved us through those few tense hours. You have no idea how powerful it is to realize that you’re not in this alone, to know that you’ve got people that love you and care for you, and to feel the generous warmth of their support.
Amanda came home from the hospital on Wednesday afternoon.
Earlier today (Monday, March 21st) my wife, Amanda, called me to inform me that she was starting to develop some acute pain in her lower back (localized on the right side) and in her pelvic area.
She went into our Obstetrician’s office where they quickly placed her on antibiotics and sent her home to rest. The assumption was that she was developing some sort of UTI.
She called me a few hours later. The pain was getting worse.
The doctor was called and instructed us to imme