As an 18 year old, in August of 1991, I left Middletown, Ohio for Akron to attend the University of Akron. Earlier that year, in February, I began peritoneal dialysis. I had a rough go of it those few months I spent in Akron, but the dialysis staff helped keep me alive.
I was so scared for Alyssa to have craniosynostosis surgery. I mean they were going to cut her head open. But after I met her surgeons (Dr. Murthy and Dr. Hudgins) I knew she was in good hands. They did a wonderful job and I could not thank them enough. Alyssa was in the ICU […]