Tom’s Death Changed The Way I Lived My Life

What I learned might change yours, too.

Jessica Anne Filoteo
May 9 · 3 min read
Photo by Lina Trochez on Unsplash

Three summers ago, I had a close encounter with death.

His name was Tom and he was 3 years younger than me. Tom collapsed in the middle of a touch rugby game we were playing in due to a cardiac arrest. Mind you, I am a cardiac nurse and I see this happen all the time in my workplace but for some…