On September 18th, 1999, twenty patients started a riot and Nadya tried to intervene to help calm things down. One of the patients flipped over a desk, which ended up hitting Nadya right in the back, causing her to have a herniated disc injury. She was able to receive $170,000 in workers’ compensation, which helped her get by for quite some time.
Postponing The Dream
However, this injury affected Nadya’s ability to work in addition to the significant pain and distress she experienced. Not only was this a huge burden on her mind, but the fact was the she and Marcos had been trying to have children for a while, and it seemed like nothing was working out. They decided to go see a doctor about the matter.