“A dream is the fulfilment of a wish”

From a medical standpoint, not much has changed for Hillary since last month’s update. She did not require a blood transfusion last week and her levels remain the same — stable, but still aplastic — with hemoglobin at 95, platelets 114, and neutrophils .9. She...

Watching Hillary’s wish come true

It has been seven weeks since our last update. We are relieved to relay that Hillary has been holding, not requiring any blood transfusions so far as she weans off her immunosuppressant. She has good days, bad days, and scary days, but they are days with us at home....

Blooms for Mother’s Day

We are overjoyed to share that Hillary’s blood has finally shown growth on all three levels. Her hemoglobin rose from 91 to 98, her platelets grew from 100 to 119, and her neutrophils climbed to an all-time high of .8 from .5.This is the sign we’ve desperately been...

Feeding the birds until Spring

Hillary is holding well and we are unbelievably grateful. This month’s check-up showed an increase in neutrophils from .6 to .7, an increase in platelets from 87 to 93, and a decrease in hemoglobin from 102 to 97.This keeps her in the Moderate Aplastic Anemia...

Progressing very well but bracing for impact

It’s been over four weeks since our last update — the longest Hillary has ever waited for a blood test since being diagnosed with Aplastic Anemia nine months ago.There were a couple days there when we really weren’t sure if she had enough. Making the call not to bring...