Hey All! It’s nearly 5 months since Jake had his life saving heart transplant and almost a whole year since we moved to Chicago! Time is a complete blur. Jake is doing well, we’ve had a couple health complications as a result of the transplant but, everyone said the first year post transplant is a… Continue reading Mending, Moving and Money
Hey all! We just got the pathology report from Jake's second biopsy post transplant and once again there are no signs of rejection. His white counts are coming down, neuro report is clear for any negative activity, blood clots are superficial and he is starting to feel better. At this point the hospital talks discharge… Continue reading No Rejection! What Next?
Hey All! Its been a long time since we've posted an update. We have been doing the usual, doctor's appointments, physical therapy, occupational therapy, keeping up with a now one year old (WOW)! We were in the slow but sure process of transferring to Duke in Durham, NC, where Ali's parents just moved to be… Continue reading Big News: We’re Moving to Chicago! And how you can help.
By Ali Gonzales In my last blog post I described the crazy events of the summer of 2015 and my husbands sudden and unexpected illness. If you haven’t read it or heard our story: go back and read my first post “One Year Later: What Happened”. This post will be helpful to understanding our current… Continue reading ONE YEAR LATER: THE PRESENT.
You know that moment in movies tv shows and movies when the doctor comes out to the terrified family members and says “they’re not going to make it” or “it’s worse than we thought.” You know the family member/s are sitting the waiting room and a doctor in his surgery get up comes out and… Continue reading ONE YEAR LATER: WHAT HAPPENED.