The Valley

Finally it feels like Fall. My favorite part has been the evenings, as the sun goes down, the sky grows a tiny bit pink and the cool air comes. It is then that I notice the changing of the leaves, notice the many that have made their way to the ground from their homes in …

Stability

  I struggle with this place that we are now, this place of STABLE disease. There are moments of each day were I feel exceeding joy that Izzy is still alive. That she is in school and playing soccer and enjoying being a child. But those moments are always followed by fear of the future …

Izzy’s Story

Hospital beds are one-size-fits-all, you know. That's why you can't see her in this picture. But she is there, hidden within the white that engulfs her. I knew something was wrong when I took her to the Emergency Room Sunday.  A sharp pain, I told them. It's nothing, they said. I knew it still when …