The girls were a little ok, a lot nervous to go backpacking with all the recent fires; but the boys assured us that we would be safe! SO, after the awesome freedom Run race...off we went!
This was the first time we have ever gone backpacking as a family so we decided Leo needed to join in on the fun!
After hiking 3 miles trying to find a place to stay; we found the PERFECT camping spot!
It ended up being a camp for the Provo School District with wooden planks for the tents, running water and port-potties...THIS IS THE LIFE!
We enjoyed eating our dehydrated meals; Mac and Cheese for Em and Chicken Teriyaki for the rest of us...
We all enjoyed a GREAT night sleep!
After taking to the trails for a run; we spent the morning chatting, and laughing in our tent waiting for the rain to stop. After about 2 hours we decided it wasn't going to happen. SO we packed up and hiked down in the rain.
The perfect, warm, summer, kind of rain!
LIFE IS GOOD!
This will be a trip long remembered...The girls and I are grateful we put our fears aside to take on this great new adventure!
Every year we look forward to Emily's Bone Marrow check-up (well, since her last transplant :) )
When we walked in we got to see another SCID friend, Karter!
Karter was 9 months old when he and Emily both had transplants at the same time. It is so awesome to see both of them so healthy!
Emily is doing FANTASTIC! Her numbers are all in the HEALTHY range!
It feels SO great to be able to say that :)
We are especially grateful because she is going to be getting cochlear implants. Something that she would not be able to do without a strong immune system. God is truly watching over this little girl!