Yeah, at the time, I wanted to be thrown in prison. It took the court to make me realize that, although my inattentiveness contributed to things, it was ultimately a freak accident (car dealer had replaced my chipped windshield with a defective one lacking that 'security glass' plastic laminate and allowed debris from the crash to plunge right through and strike her...and it took a doctor to get me to realize that that little one-pound plastic struck her chest in exactly
the wrong spot - see Xyphoid process
- hers got broken off by the debris and cut open her aorta...nothing short of having a full cardiac surgery theatre set up right there on the median would've saved her.
) In the end, my license was suspended for a year, although it took me longer than that to get the courage up to get behind the wheel again.
"But enough about me, we were talking about you" (spot that game quote! ;^)
Inasmuch as it's a little weird to have it arise from such a horrible event, it reminds us that there ARE some good people left in this world
(and some aren't even 'traditional couples'