Erin is really a trooper. She is so kind and loving even though she is in a lot of pain today from the surgery to insert a tube into her heart (a Broviac central line), a spinal tap and the bone marrow biopsy. The doctors and nurses love how sweet she is. After they poke her, or take her temperature, or change her diaper, or give her medication, or give her food, or give her an ultrasound, or draw blood, or do anything, SHE SAYS "THANK YOU!" She is a good example to all of us on how kind we can still be, even when we are feeling rotten.
John and I go through phases. Sometimes we are sobbing, sometimes we are laughing. This is a rollercoaster we haven't ridden before. There will be ups and downs. One thing for certain though, is that we feel the comfort from the Spirit. We are not angry. We are not asking "why us?" We know that our Heavenly Father is mindful of us and our Little Air Bear (her nickname).
Tags: "Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia" "AML" "Leukemia" "M7" "Acute Megakaryocytic Leukemia"