Wow I'm ecstatic today. I can't contain it. After months of wondering if John would find a donor for his bone marrow transplant, I found out he has two donors. Two. That's right, two! I called his Transplant Specialist's nurse today. She told me the news. She said both donors were a "perfect match"! A perfect match means ten identifiers match. Ruth (the nurse) said that if there is more time before John's transplant is to take place, she will have time to
examine other things within each donor's makeup, including their blood type, thereby determining the very best donor for John! She also said that one of the donors could be used as a back up for him!
I remember an entry I did when I first found out John needed a donor. I was a little discouraged back then. It was predicted that there was an 80% chance that he would get a donor. I thought, wow, I just know it, he will be in the 20% that will never get one, and he will just die. Because he has had such bad luck. I wasn't thinking positive at all.
Well today I feel real good. There is always a reason to think positive! As a matter of fact, I feel this is downright miraculous that John got a donor this quickly. I have gone on message boards and I have never found anyone who has found two donors in this amount of time. Actually, I have never met anyone who has found one donor in this amount of time! I really believe God is behind this. Not that God isn't helping somebody who didn't find a donor right away. I just feel like John is supposed to have a donor. And I am glad he has two. What a relief! I told John today that this is of course better than winning the lottery. It is a chance to save his life. And I believe he will live.
Thank you all who have been praying. And who have been staying with me and listening through all these twists and turns. You are the best! Love you lots, Krissy :)