- Name: Ryan
- Location: Athens, Ga, United States
Our son Ryan was diagnosed with stage 4 Neuroblastoma in 2004. In 2007, my wife Missy was diagnosed with stage 2 triple negative breast cancer. On July 8th, 2009, Missy lost her battle to this horrible disease. 2 days later, on July 10th, Ryan also lost his. Together forever, they both watch over our family now from the heavens above. Below is our families journey through Ryan's treatments, along with the joy and laughter we tried to instill into our daily lives. Those days helped us all cope with the pain and suffering that comes with cancer and it's deadly treatments. Both Missy and Ryan endured high doses of chemo, radiation and surgeries. Over 150 nights spent in the hospital and many, many more days. More transfusions than I could count. Yet both Missy and Ryan took on each day with a positive attitude and warm smile for all their friends. We miss them terribly. They will always be a shining light in our lives.
Thursday, May 07, 2009
1st update from Vermont
Chris and Linda Bailey (in Duck Springs) want you to know that we are praying for Ryan, you, Les, and rest of your family members. We haven't seen you in a really long time, but we keep up the best we can through the family "grapevine" and on the internet. Please know that we care and if there is something that you would like for us to do to help you, let us know.
hoping and loving you all!
Praying for all of you here in Columbus! Been keeping up with your updates and thinking of Ryan every day. Still hoping to run into you sometime at Dr. George's office and meet you all in person...Stay strong!
Thinking about all of you today. . .especially you Missy. Hoping that you don't hurt too much.