February 2013

I don't remember much about stem cell. I was in the hospital for two months and could never leave the room. I had a pump with a button I could push when I had pain. It made me super tired but I had pain all the time so I pushed it whenever I could. The …

Fall 2012

We were in the hospital all the time. Sometimes for chemo and sometimes because I got too sick after chemo. I said it was okay as long as I got to go home for Halloween. I was gonna be Merida from the movie BRAVE and there was no way I was missing Trick-or-Treating. Except I …

September 2012

Pretty soon I started getting used to being in the hospital all the time. It wasn't too bad except for throwing up so much. The doctor said since I couldn't eat anything I needed to start getting a special milk. It was gonna go in a tube right into my belly so I wouldn't throw …

August 2012

We were in the hospital a week that first time. I missed home so much. The thing is, as soon as we got home I got a fever and that meant we had to go back to the hospital. I was real mad about that. I didn’t want to be in a hospital room again …

July 2012

A week later we packed lots of bags like we were going on a trip. Instead, we went to a hospital that was real far away from our house. I could watch ‘Tangled’ one whole time and then a little more on the drive. When we got to the hospital everyone started talking about the …

June 2012

I’m four now. Mommy and daddy had a real fun birthday for me this year. I got to ride in a real princess carriage with horses and I wore a princess dress. They said it was a big celebration of my life because of the rock that came out at Christmas. I didn’t really understand …