My boss must be one of them.
Thank you for posting that, and for being alive. I thank your wonderful mother too.
In November 2009 I was asked if I wanted feeding and breathing assistance for my wife after she had a massive “bleeder” stroke. I was told she would be severely disabled (and she is). I was offered the option of the assistance or to disconnect everything and “let nature take its course”. I took the assistance for her, and she is alive.
She lives with paralysis and a lot of pain. Some days she is angry at me for not letting her go. Most days she’s glad.