× Estamos introduciendo nuevas características a CaringBridge. Las traducciones al español no están disponibles actualmente, pero esperamos poder agregarlos pronto. Gracias por su paciencia.

×

Please take a moment to share your thoughts with us.

1. Based on your experience today, how likely is it that you would recommend CaringBridge to a friend or family member?

No Thanks
×

Give a Tribute Donation

Help ensure no one has to face life’s most difficult journeys alone by honoring Erin with a donation to help CaringBridge reach our $1 million goal!

Mi historia

Part 1:
On February 27, 2007 Erin had to check in Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital. She was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.  

Part 2:
On February 10, 2011 Erin came to the Irish with her new little sister expecting a clean bill of health for her regular check up. Her cancer returned.

Part 3: After her successful bone marrow transplant using her baby sister's cord blood, Erin's cancer has returned for the third time.

 

Erin was first diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) on February 27, 2007 when she was just a little over 3. She went through 2 1/2 years of chemotherapy at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital in Cleveland. On June 28, 2009 she had what was thought to be her last dose of chemo. 
 
She was clear for 19 months during which time she and her big sister, Annie, became a big sister to little Mary. Mary came as a surprise and we found out there was more to her than just adding to our family.
 
On February 10, 2011 we found out that Erin's cancer returned. Thanks to the advice of Dr. Jeff Auletta we had saved Mary's cord blood. We found out that even though the chances were so slim, Mary was Erin's perfect match for her necessary bone marrow transplant.
 
From February 10th through early June Erin went through intense chemotherapy and total body radiation. On June 7, 2011, she received her sister's cord blood in her bone marrow transplant. She was released to go home on July 30th and had been recovering beautifully until March 2, 2012.
 
Erin had another routine checkup that discovered once again the return of her leukemia. 
 
Now she begins her battle for the third time with her same relentless spirit and faith in success

Fuente

Jeni Potter posted a new journal entry.

April 10th - Yesterday went fairly well.  Kevin and I had Erin downtown at RB&C for her surgery bright and early.  She was brave and easy for the doctors and nurses ... Lea más

Jane Ralser signed Erin's Guestbook.

Oh we're so hopeful that this next step in Erin's healing will be dealt with in as painless and fastest way possible. As ALWAYS you remain in our thoughts and prayers for ... Lea más

Jen Peterlin Gromosiak signed Erin's Guestbook.

Thinking of Erin, you, Kevin & your beautiful girls everyday. Positive vibes are constantly being sent out from dis hizzay. We're rootin' for ya like MAD. Nothing will ... Lea más

Kathy Powell signed Erin's Guestbook.

Dear Jenny,You and your family are always in our prayers.Praying for just one more small hill to climb. Lea más

Sharon Pilarczyk signed Erin's Guestbook.

-Our Hearts are so with you tonight, praying all went well today.  Love, Sharon and Benjie.  Lea más

Kate Kelly signed Erin's Guestbook.

You've got our prayers. Erin's name is on our prayer board on our refrig.  Be at peace knowing that God's got this.AND, wanted to tell you - I was in touch w/ my friend ... Lea más

Betsy Brozic signed Erin's Guestbook.

Goodluck with everything that is coming up especially tomorrow!  Jeni please tell Erin that her dancing family is sending her lots of hugs!  Lea más

Brian Kilbane signed Erin's Guestbook.

Hang in there Potters. We will pray you can find out what is going on with Erin and get a successful plan in place to get her back on track. Erin is meant to do great ... Lea más

Jeni Potter posted a new journal entry, "A big day".

April 8th - Tomorrow will be a big day for Erin.  Kevin and I will be taking her down to RB&C early in the morning.  She will be heading to the operating room so ... Lea más

Jeni Potter added a new photo.

Show more recent activity