A real cliffhanger

It has been three months since our last update. Hillary had a bone marrow biopsy and aspirate scheduled in May, but we deferred again. This time, indefinitely. Hillary’s doctor [finally] agreed that there is no need for this surgery at this time. We instead got...

The pain of joy

It has been three months since our last update. Hillary had her regular home blood test and virtual appointment with CHEO two weeks ago. The results were so good, our next appointment will be in six months. This photo is of her today. Hillary’s hemoglobin grew to 121,...

Please

It has been two months since our last update. We were trying to hold out for January’s scheduled blood test but Hillary has had a minor setback.Last week, Hillary became extremely lethargic, then vomited and didn’t stop all day. She tried so very hard to be normal —...

Reunited and stronger than ever

It has been two months since our last update and three months since Hillary’s last blood test. We arranged the regular outdoor home visit last week and are once again elated to report that Hillary remains in stable recovery with growing platelets and just-below-normal...

Deferred hope

It’s been just over one week since Hillary rang the Celebration Bell to commemorate her recovery from Idiopathic Aplastic Anemia. She said it was the best day of her life. Again.Thank you so much for supporting Hillary on this journey. This event came about so very...

The Celebration Bell’s First Ring

It has been three months since our last update and three years since we found out Hillary had Idiopathic Aplastic Anemia. She remains in recovery with below normal neutrophils, stable hemoglobin, and high platelets. Hillary is doing exceptionally well.It’s the perfect...