Browsing all posts in August, 2009.

Jeryn’s Story

On November 11, 2005 my 11 month old son was diagnosed with severe Hemophilia A. We began infusing him with factor VIII for bleeds. Within 4 months, we began to notice the factor was not healing him as quickly. It was around then that we found out about his inhibitor. After lengthy discussion with his […]

The Most Wonderful Day of the Year, if You are Prepared!

With the start of school just around the corner, it is time for us parents of kids with hemophilia to begin planning our annual meeting with our child’s new teacher.  Back to school can be an intimidating time if you have a child with hemophilia.  It can be scary to be leaving your child, in […]

Kelsey: Our Little “Up” Baby

Article Update – since this article was originally written Patti Matthews has developed a separate blog site for Kelsey which you can visit at www.theupfamily.blogspot.com . Here you can get daily updates on Kelsey’s progress. I wanted to write an article about the unexpected coming of our new little baby and how surprises come in […]

PRAYERS FOR BABY KELSEY

Our Sweetaffliction.com co-founder Andy Matthews and his wife Patti had a big surprise on Tuesday August 4, 2008. To everyone’s surprise their new baby Kelsey decided to make her appearance at 12:20 pm. She weighed 3 pounds 12 ounces and is 15 inches long! Patti went in for a normal sonogram that morning and the […]