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The Struggle

I can just feel my platelet count dropping. The ache in my eyes and pain all across my forehead into my temples that hasn’t left in three days. 115 more words

Sometimes 20% Really Matters

My recent Oncology appointment discovered a slight problem.  My platelets were low, almost too low for treatment this week.  What a startling thing to hear that yet another thing is not going well.  526 more words



Surely I’m in shock.  The Neonatologist did not just tell me to pray.  And what exactly does he mean when saying he doesn’t know what is wrong with my son?   562 more words


What Comes First...The Chicken or the Egg?

All pregnancies are different, that’s what I keep telling myself.  I can barely feel him move because he’s such a large baby, the ultra sound confirmed it, remember?   511 more words


How Will a Platelet Save My Life?

The thing is, he never told me what this blood disease was called. All I knew was I had very low platelets, an auto immune disorder, no cure, and no idea how I developed it. 520 more words

Another day of hanging around hospitals


Only 18 days until the 100 day marker! Wow!
I woke early and felt completely shattered. A lot had gone on last night and although I wasnt actually required during the night I slept badly. 460 more words

Bone Marrow Transplant

Give Blood, Give Life

Aloha Promises is sad to share that on July 22, 2014, the American Red Cross rose the alarm that an emergency situation may arise within weeks.  359 more words