our leukemia story

On July 30th,2010, our oldest child, Hunter, was diagnosed with ALL, the most common type of childhood leukemia.  He had a bone marrow transplant on November 23rd and his sister was his donor. Below you can find links for resources related to our journey.  And always feel free to contact me at shebrakes4rainbows@gmail.com if you have questions or if you just need to talk with someone who has been there.  I am here for you.

Leukemia-related blog posts:
In this post, I have listed a link to every leukemia-related post that I've made on my blog.  They are in chronological order.  The most pertinent, important, or informative ones have been listed in bold for faster navigation.  Please feel free to share this link with people who might find the posts to be helpful, particularly with the parents, friends, and family members of a newly diagnosed leukemia/bone marrow transplant patient.

For this post, I have gone all of the way back to the first post on Hunter's Facebook page Help Hunter Jones Blast Leukemia.  I have made notes of everything that I felt was important... milestones, victories, set backs, and details that I don't want to forget and that I think might be helpful to read for someone who loves a child dealing with leukemia.  I hope to help others have some idea of what the day to day details of this process looks like and also bring hope to folks who are just now starting this journey.  Again, please feel free to share this link with anyone who might find it to be encouraging and helpful.

Here is a list of links and a little about some of the contacts, friends, and sponsors we have made during our journey with leukemia.  Keep checking back... new links are being added frequently.

Hunter's story has been reported on television, in print, on the radio, and featured on various websites.

If you are the loved one of a child who has been diagnosed with leukemia and you would like to talk, please feel free to email me at shebrakes4rainbows@gmail.com.  I will get back to you as quickly as possible.