IBD-A MOM's guide to survival
Well, its been awhile since I last blogged! Mostly because there hasn't been too much to report!
After deciding to switch donors, we had to determine who that next donor would be. I must say, when I announced that my poop wasn't the medicine we had hoped it would be for Maddy, I wasn't really sure who that next donor would be!
I was absolutely shocked and honoured by the offers we received from friends and family to be the next donor. A really good friend of mine that I've known for almost 20 years but whom I don't see too often, sent me a message and said that she and her husband would be happy to offer either of their two young boys as donors. My best friend didn't miss a beat in offering and most of my eligible family members put up their hands too. I was flabbergasted at the generosity of my tribe in every way.
We are now in the process of testing my best friend and Maddy's beloved auntie who I'm quite sure will be a great donor. She is one of the most health conscious people I know and also one of the kindest hearted. I can't think of a better donor. She has already done so much for me and for my little girl during our 15 year friendship. I could never have imagined she could possibly give us any more...but here we are. And she is right there, willing to give just what is needed, when it is needed most. Just as she always has.
I am FILLED with gratitude and hope. Stay tuned....


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