I am writing this short posting with the tears running down my face. It is about "our Brandi." She is my great grandchild by marriage. I could not love her and her sisters more if they were my own flesh and blood.
Brandi has been a diabetic since early childhood. Altho her mother and Richard have kept a close eye on her as she reached her teen years she was often non -compliant (as all teenagers can be) and of course, would sneak goodies. As a result the diabetis worsened and her troubles began. She has lost part of one toe but more important she has lost most of her eyesight. Her kidney's failed and she has been on dialysis for several months. The solution to the problem was to have a double transplant. Kidney and pancreas. YESTERDAY WAS THE RED LETTER DAY. The call came on Wednesday evening that a donor had been found. So off to the hospital.
The operation took place yesterday afternoon and all went well. It is these next 24 hours that are critical. This family is so grateful that this young woman now has a chance to have a normal life. She is engaged to a wonderful young man with a wedding planned for next June.
KEEP THE FAITH!!