Little boy writes dating book
The tips of my son Deryn’s fingers were hard and black from a superbug infection.
We had seen news reports on TV about parents who had had their children taken away from them after trying alternatives such as cannabis.
And so we took a decision that will horrify many parents reading this – and horrified me, too.
After all, I’d never seen anything positive come of smoking cannabis, and in my days working in nightclubs, illegal drugs had been my enemy.
He was allowed a dose every seven to eight hours but within an hour of being given some, he would press the buzzer to call the nurses back in.‘When can I have my cyclizine? I had known drug addicts and, just weeks short of his 14th birthday, my son was ticking all the same boxes.
We couldn’t sit by and watch him spend his last days in a morphine fog. So I went into the city and purchased a vaporiser pen – specialist equipment for inhaling an illegal drug…Deryn had suffered enough.