Thank you is not enough.
On Dec, 1, 2013, my life changed dramatically and probably forever.
I work at the Beachburg Arena. My Sunday started out very normal. I reach the Arena by 7 a.m. and start opening up. I had worked public skating the night before, cleaned up, set the alarms, and went home.
Sunday morning, when I put the key in the lock, I realized the alarms had been turned off! I also, at this time, noticed Kyla’s car at the rear of the arena.
Kyla would sleep at the arena on occasion. This was my advice, because I did not want her to drink and drive. So I believed she was asleep in the refs room at the back. I did not go into the room. I thought I would wake her up just before the refs arrived.
I took the Zamboni out on the ice to do the final flood. As I drove by the penalty box, I saw my friend, Kyla, sitting on the floor. I jumped off the machine, jumped over the boards, over into the penalty box. I took vitals best I could, then ran to call 911.
I came back to the [penalty] box to make sure I hadn’t made a mistake. Everything at this time is still a blur to me.
There will always be unanswered questions.
The night before, 12 hours earlier, she had come to the arena to see me. We talked for 30 minutes.
I’m sorry, I have to stop here, this is too hard for me…
I felt I had to give you some details in order for you to understand what Robbie Dean Centre did for me. I would sleep 5 to 7 minutes then be up for 2 to 3 hours. This went on for 2 weeks.
I saw Tom 5 different times, and each time, I would receive an answer, and something would be made clear. The last time I saw Tom was in Beachburg, at the Arena. He offered to (not sure here) in the penalty box. He told me we would go to the penalty box with nothing but love for Kyla. We would give her permission to leave and proceed with her journey.
I experienced loss of emotional control, a sense of overwhelming darkness, negative emotions.
What I received from Robbie Dean Centre was unconditional love to counteract everything that was coming at me.
You’ve restored my faith again. Thank you. The world needs more people like you.
God bless you.
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