A long story short. Meet Ericka, my BFF since 7th grade. And, her sweet baby girl, Analise, best known as "little A." These gals are amazing. Truly. And, I love them (and Scott too) like they are family.
In June, Little A was diagnosed with a Wilms Tumor and quickly started her 20 weeks of chemo. They initially found a small tumor in her kidney, in which they removed both the tumor and her kidney. Quickly after the diagnosis, Little A began chemo. She is half way done with chemo. But, the word, "cancer" will linger. What an unfair word for a child. For, a 1 year old. What an unfair battle. It is scary, really scary. The part I have selfishly hated the most, is "chemo lockdown." If there is any thought that I am sick, or my kids, we can't get near Analise. And, for her, I hate that she has a central line and can't get in water. I hate that she doesn't have a good appetite. I hate how scary a temperature is. And, that she wakes up a lot in the middle of the night. And, for her parents, I hate that "cancer" lives in their house. I hate that they have to watch their baby girl go through this. Cancer does suck. It is mean.
BUT, with truth, we believe (they believe) that God is bigger than this battle. Bigger than cancer.
But, more research IS needed. A cure is needed. Did you know one in every 330 children develops cancer before age 19. One in every five children diagnosed with cancer will die.
You have a chance to honor Analise and help raise money for childhood cancer.
BUY A shirt in her honor NOW.
Support Childhood Cancer Awareness! Go gold!
PROCEEDS from the sale of this shirt (that I got the privilege of designing) will go to Lillys Foundation.
100% of their proceeds go to help families in need.
HONOR Analise and help raise money for childhood cancer.
**SHIRTS ONLY ON SALE UNTIL SEPTEMBER 25 **
*** PLEASE SEE THE most recent Little A post on this blog to order the shirts. Paypal is not being very coorporative! OR...you can e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org for the address to send a check in the mail!
*** T-shirts will be mailed out the beginning of October, or you can pick them up at the Art Shack!
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ORDER!!!!! Looks like maybe PayPal is behaving now....?!