To Save My SonBook - 2007
The story To Save My Son began the day he told me he was going to quit drinking. He knew that his body could no longer take this destructive lifestyle. Don chose to live. At that moment the struggle to stay alive began. Our doctor told Don he had potentially two months to live. These two months would be very painful. No mother wants to hear those words. I could not accept that, so the search for help to save Don's life began. Every day was a challenge that only could be lead by God. We were blessed to have several caring professionals aid us along this journey. It is impossible to describe what each day was like. It is difficult to express in words the emotions and experiences of this time. This story is my attempt to share the words that are in my heart. Many days were spent rushing to the hospital by car or by ambulance. Confusion took over Don's mind. His body swelled with fluid, making it hard for him to breath. We struggled for months as Don's liver ceased to function and we waited in anticipation for help.
Endless tests had to be done in preparation for the possibility of a liver transplant. Don's strength and determination were inspiring. My husband and I dedicated every day to this life saving journey. My prayer is that this book will help save someone from the destruction of alcohol.