My Story

Zachary received the gift of a new heart on February 19, 2011.  His journey for the last 10+ years has been challenging.  He is an incredible, inspirational young man.



February 2001: 
Diagnosed with Leukemia (ALL)

May 2007: 
Diagnosed with treatment related Leukemia (AML)

August 2007: 
Bone Marrow Transplant

February 2011: 
Heart Transplant

Lord, We pray that no more will be added to this list. We give thanks for hope, faith, and love.  Amen.

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Suanne Prestby posted a new journal entry, "June Update".

As you have guessed, the summer has been going well.  No news is good news.  There are a few things worth noting of course.  Zachary is doing well on his BiPAP machine ... Read more

Liz, Greg, Liam and Gavin signed Zachary's Guestbook.

YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Home Sweet Home.  Zachary you always do so much better at home.  Glad to hear you were able to be discharged and hope you can stay home for a good ... Read more

Suanne Prestby posted a new journal entry, "HOME!".

Zachary had dialysis treatment this morning, and he was itching to be discharged.  The BiPAP requires training which is set up for tomorrow.  Instead of spending another ... Read more

Liz, Greg, Liam and Gavin signed Zachary's Guestbook.

Hi Prestby's hoping the BiPAP is received soon so you can all be home.  Big Hugs, Bigger prayers for a quick return home. Read more

Suanne Prestby posted a new journal entry, "Treatment and then Pass".

Zachary had a good sleep especially since the doc order no vitals through the night.  There were no labs or x-ray this morning either.  Zach had dialysis treatment this ... Read more

Suanne Prestby posted a new journal entry, "It's not a sunburn....".

Zachary woke up this morning with a rash, and it looks like a sunburn.  It's not a sunburn, but it got more intense & red as the day progressed.  It's a reaction to ... Read more

Suanne Prestby posted a new journal entry, "Similar to Last Admit".

Zachary wasn't able to eat or drink today (except for his morning meds) because once again, he went for a procedure.  He had the fluid in his lung lining drained. ... Read more

Liz, Greg, Liam and Gavin signed Zachary's Guestbook.

Zachary take care and get better soon.  Sending Big Hugs and Many Prayers to you and the whole family!  Hoping your stay is short and you can be home soon.  Much Love ... Read more

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