Ainsley’s Story

Site created on October 18, 2019

Welcome to Ainsley’s CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated on her health journey in one place. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting.

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Journal entry by Mary Brehl

LINK:  Maddie Alexander's #BabyFood4Awareness Challenge

Ainsley's best friend, Maddie Alexander, (one of the most humble and caring humans on this earth) has created a baby food challenge to raise awareness for all the kids going through issues similar to Ainsley's without any official diagnosis or clue of when they will be better!!  Ainsley has been surviving on soft foods (and yes, even some baby foods) for the last three to four weeks.  She hasn't been keeping ANYTHING down that she tries to eat so she was fed up - was ready to give up all together.  We encouraged her to go VERY basic and VERY easy on her stomach - what is more basic than baby food, eh?  Ainsley wants to be able to eat REAL FOOD by her 18th birthday, which is just 1 short month away.  If you are so inclined to join the challenge - please link some of your videos here as well - we would love to see them!  Can't wait!!  Love you all so much for all your support - this challenge just made me laugh and cry all at the same time.  Love you Maddie!!  You are such an inspiration for Ainsley.  Long live Thelma and Louise!!
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