Emberlee This is
Emberlee, our very silly, creative little girl, waiting for her turn in
the lab to get her CBC (Complete blood counts). She was diagnosed with
Ewing's sarcoma after her doctor noticed swelling in her bones and she
complained of pain.
She has a tumor in her right femur, and is
being treated at Texas Children's Cancer Center and MD Anderson with
both proton therapy and chemotherapy. She is 6 years old and, despite
treatments, periods of fatigue and bone pain, remains very active.
is very driven to host her "cookie sales" with friends, as well as
participate in other charity work. She loves to draw with oil pastels,
mostly sunsets and butterflies, and she enjoys swimming, reading and
writing stories. She plans to be a microbiologist, a unicorn farmer or
the Tooth Fairy when she grows up. She says she will decide when it's
time for college.
For now she just wants to "help people and
get better." Emberlee is the only girl of our four children, but she has
claimed a few fellow patients at the hospital as her "sisters." She
says "come on people, help our doctors save more children!"
the wonderful people hosting events and working hard to find cures with
funds raised, we would like to thank you and encourage you to continue.
Because, like Emberlee's favorite writer once said, "Unless someone like
you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, it's
not."- Dr. Seuss
It is our privilege to host events for Cookies
for Kids' Cancer as a family, and to give back to the cancer community.
We encourage anyone who can to do the same! After all, we do care a
whole awful lot about our Emberlee and her "sisters"! She had a
wonderful time baking and is already planning her next one!