“Unyielding Love: Wife’s Determination Keeps Husband on Life Support After Motorcycle Crash”
When a devastating motorcycle accident left Matt Davis teetering on the edge of life, it was the unwavering devotion of his wife, Danielle Davis, that kept hope alive. The crash had rendered Matt reliant on life support for survival, and the medical team urged Danielle to make the heart-wrenching decision to “pull the plug,” ending his suffering.
Days after the accident, the doctors broached the topic with Danielle. It was a conversation she couldn’t fathom.
“They said if it was them, they’d pull the plug,” she recalled. “That’s what they’d want their family to do.”
But Danielle couldn’t bear the responsibility of determining her husband’s fate. Instead, she entrusted the decision to a higher power, believing that God had yet-unfinished plans for Matt.
“I didn’t think that it was too big for God,” she affirmed.
Matt eventually left the hospital and returned home, with his wife and mother-in-law becoming his devoted caregivers. Determined to provide him with the best, Danielle made sure Matt had a room with a view, even as he remained bedridden.
“If we’ve got to bring him home, let’s make sure he has the best view in the world,” Danielle told her mother. “If he’s going to be a body in a bed, let’s give him something to look at.”
Amidst the daily struggles, Matt uttered two words that made every sacrifice worthwhile: “I’m trying.”
With unwavering dedication, Danielle accompanied Matt to every therapy session over the ensuing months. With the help of an occupational therapist, Matt’s condition improved, and his original personality resurfaced. Danielle could finally enjoy the company of the man she loved.
“I kid you not. He says, ‘buffalo chicken wrap from Cheddar’s,’” Danielle shared. “We all whipped around because we all knew what he said.”
Although Matt’s life-altering motorcycle accident occurred years ago, he continues to battle for full mobility. Regrettably, he has been unable to recover his long-term memory, including any recollection of their courtship and marriage. Their love story was swift, with just two months of dating before they exchanged vows, and a mere seven months later, tragedy struck.
Matt has profound advice for all husbands, emphasizing the paramount importance of cherishing and protecting the women they vowed to love eternally.
“Dude, take the trash out because there might be a day when you can’t,” he stated.