Dempsey on June 10th, 2017. Age 5 (almost 6).
Dempsey on June 7th, 2016. Age 4.
Meet Dempsey. He has leukemia.
Our youngest son, Dempsey, was diagnosed on April 3, 2016 with Pre-B Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Talk about a kick in the gut. I was in shock for the better part of a month. Yes, I was still functional but not in the ways I wished I was. Welcome to being human, eh?
Here are some stats about childhood leukemia:
I (Coral) speak/ share about our family's cancer journey (10-20-16 @ WACC)
Why we do what we do:
To protect our baby from the horrible effects of chemotherapy. Click HERE to get a glimpse of the vast array of negative side effects (all claimed as "expected" and "normal") his prescribed drugs could cause.
Then remember this:
He hasn't had one negative side effect!