Our Story

On December 31, 2021, just hours before the country rang in the new year, we received a call that changed our lives… The weeks leading up to New Year’s Eve, our fun, outgoing, and silly teenage daughter had become withdrawn, weak and complained of feeling sick.We took her to her primary care physician and that’s where we learned her blood pressure was extremely elevated (182/102). Our otherwise healthy daughter was...

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Unexpected Hospital Admission


We went in for labs.....On Friday July 1, 2022 we went in for a regular lab appointment. We were asked to go to the ER. She was then... Continue Reading »

Be a Kidney Donor


If you would like to learn more about being a Donor for Zaleya, Please apply at  www.dignityhealthlivingdonation.org Continue Reading »



There are a few indicating factors that doctors look at to determine if a patient will be a good candidate for transplantation. One factor is, how well does... Continue Reading »

Our New Normal


She wakes up at 4amWe drive 45min one wayFor 6 hrs shes poked at and fussed overHer treatment drains herOur new normal... She's so brave!   Continue Reading »

Hospital Admission


Finally shes up and feeling a bit better! This week has been a whilrwind.  Zaleya was unexpectedly diagnosed with End Stage Renal Failure and was admitted to Phoenix Childrens... Continue Reading »

A Mothers Worst Nightmare


No one can prepare you for the uncertainty of a serious medical condition....The fear of the unknown and the what-ifs.The uncomfortable feeling of knowing you are not in... Continue Reading »