David HannahTransplant fund
This is where our fight begins. In August, 2013, I married my soul mate Mrs. Jackie Hannah. What I didn’t know is that in six months our new life together would be turned upside down. She was like angel sent directly from God himself. She was not like anybody I ever meet before, she was different somehow. In February 2014, I was diagnosed with very aggressive type of large B-cell Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. I went thru six chemo treatments; then got an allergic
reaction to the Ratuxan in the chemo. In August 2014 the doctors told us I was in remission. We were so relieved; now it was time to heal and breathe a little.
Over the months I kept fighting trying to get my strength back, for a year that was all good, but it was about to change again. I had fallen down the steps and strained my hip, after a couple weeks went by, it wasn’t getting any better. December 2015, It was time for my regular scans, the PET scan showed my right hip was diseased. The Femur head was dead; the doctors said it was from the chemo. In July 2016 I had a total hip replacement. That seemed like a cake walk. A week later another PET scan, the results brought even worse news. My spleen was showing active cancer cells; we was paralyzed, seemed like we was caught up in some kind of nightmare. August 2016, I had surgery to remove my spleen; I was on the road to recovery again. The next week the Doctor called and confirmed it was cancer and said I needed a stem-cell transplant. All I could think about was my Jackie, she doesn’t deserve this. But she looked at me and took me in her arms and said, “Just hold on to me and I will carry you through this baby.” She is my Rock. Thank you God for giving me Jackie; I couldn’t have made it this far without her.
So here we are, getting ready to go to Winston-Salam to the Baptist hospital for a transplant. The doctor said this is the only chance that I have for survival. If the Cancer comes back it will kill me. I am 62 years old and it has taken me this long for the perfect person to come into my life, only to have six months with her, as my wonderful wife. I am asking for your help to raise $5000 for the medical bills that Insurance will not cover. We will be gone for a month or longer from our home and family to go through this. Please help me have a few years with my Jackie.
Thank you again may God Bless!
He is not sick nor contagious. This is a small thing that would not bother you nor I, but his immune system couldn't fight it off.. I encourage everyone to call or come by. He would enjoy the company.
Unfortunately the Lord gives us road bumps on our journey. You get disappointed and discouraged. These bumps sometimes small and sometimes large. How you decide to deal with it is hard. To me I look at it like this is a rest period for David. God is preparing him for the fight of his life. Plenty of rest and plenty of antibiotics. This is God conditioning for David and for this.
Thank you all for your donations, support, and most of all for your prayers.
Thank you Lord. You have the wheel.
The third appointment, will be 2 days of chemo then placement of pic-line. They will also be teaching me how to administer them stem-cell building medication. After a week we go back to see if he has built enough stem-cells. We need 1 million or more. If he has we go to harvest.
I will be posting again next Friday or Saturday with pictures of the BMT unit. As we get closer to Transplant I will be sharing more. This is a long journey and a very expensive one.
David is in good spirits. He has good days and some very bad days. He's regular doctor started treating Him for diabetes last week. Good thing it will not interfere with the transplant.
Thank you so much for your support and most of all your prayers. May God Bless. I'll be updating soon.