Hadley’s ANC number dropped to 50… She will be in the hospital for a few days. She is in the best place possible and we are so thankful for East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, the nurses and doctors. They are monitoring her and hopefully her immune system will bounce back. This is just the reality of Leukemia. There are so many children that are far less fortunate for these hospital stays are more commonplace. We are not only in good hands at ETCH but we are also in the hands of God. Together, much is possible.
Update December 7th
ANC is 55. Hadley is fighting this virus but we need her white blood cell count to go up. Until then, she lives in the hospital. It is a dose of reality when you go from healthy one day, to not the next. While it is a waiting game, we have the joy of family, friends and church around us. We must be thankful for that, some are not so fortunate. This is the foundation of what Hearts for Hadley stands for. To carry forward these people that are around us and surround others that are not so fortunate.
It is tough going through back surgery and while recovering to deal with this. Not be able to spend the night with your child. To leave the hospital at night. But, we have so many around us and we choose to make the best out of any situation. Go out today and find joy, be kind, love more, be forgiving and give everyone a chance. You never know, something good can be waiting right around the corner.