Alister was born with a rare & complex genetic disorder called Alagille Syndrome, which affected his liver and heart. Out of nowhere, on July 8, 2019, Alister was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Treatment Outcome: Bereaved
So many people say that Eliana was a bright light in this world. There was a sense of peace and joy when being with her. She loved life, and did not let her cancer stop her from exploring the world and enjoying all things.
William was always putting people before himself and he lived each day with a positive attitude and a smile on his face. Even on his really difficult days. Walking out of that hospital without my son was the most difficult thing I have ever had to do, and I continue to put one foot in front of the other every day since. I honor him by doing my best to live the same.
Having a child is carrying a piece of your heart outside of your body. Losing a child is having to carry that empty space with you for always. It is a wound that never heals. We had hope and tried to make every day count for Odin.
Everything felt unreal and everything happened so fast. Treatment was work then all of a sudden it was not and Caden was gone. There was nothing I could do to save my baby. There was no real treatment to help him fight. I felt completely powerless and defeated.