Meds are kickin’ in. I am always amazed at this child’s ability to smile through pain.

Mary Ashley did worse through the night- spiking a high fever and increased pain. Unfortunately, they are going to have to remove her dialysis catheter. She will have surgery for that tomorrow after they are able to give several IV …

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My how things change so quickly. Great day yesterday and then in the ER this morning after a rough night with Mary Ashley¬†ūüôĀ¬†This is nothing compared to the many other lives in Charleston that have changed instantly after last night’s …

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Happy 12th Birthday, Mary Ashley! From Charlene:¬†12 years ago was one of the most frightening and most blessed days of my life. After months of a very difficult pregnancy, my baby was having fetal distress and I had to deliver …

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{1% Perfect Timing} Wow! Just wow! I started reading this and felt overwhelmed with so much emotion and admiration for this lady,¬†Kate Lee. I am so humbled and touched to read these words and to know that you are out …

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What a blessed day! Thank you to all who shared Mary Ashley‚Äôs story! It works miracles. I have had 5 calls from some amazing people willing to be tested! We are so thankful, hopeful, and humbled. God Bless you all! …

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Please pray that Dialysis goes well for Mary Ashley Barbot tonight. She has really had some ups and downs lately, and we are trying very hard to keep her out of the hospital this week.

Did the Kidney Walk today with some fabulous folks! Thank you for walking even in the rain! We are truly blessed with great friends!!

We were able to spend some quality time with Carol Stukes, Taylor Stukes, and Carol-Gray Stukes today- they had no idea how much we needed that ray of sunshine. Taylor ran in the Lifepoint Race for Life 5k this morning, …

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Several people have asked me lately for an update: Mary Ashley continues to do peritoneal dialysis at least 12 hours a day. It is going well enough to continue, but still quite a challenge some days. She has a fistula …

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