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My Miracle Child


Those of you who have been reading my blog consistently would know that since our precious boy was born we struggled with sleep and what we thought was a very strange case of reflux.

Two weeks ago on Friday things took a turn for the worse and I decided to take Georgie into the A&E. He had this diarrhea he didn’t seem to be able to shake off and was starting to run a fever at night. Plus an extreme agitation and restlessness that kept us up basically all night.

To cut a long(and very painful) story short, last Friday, following blood and bone marrow tests and two lumbar punctures, our sweet baby boy was diagnosed with acute megakaryoblastic leukemia, a subtype of acute myeloid leukemia.  He was put on chemo as soon as he recovered from the critical condition he was in, following the two medical procedures under anesthetic he went through last week.

As you can imagine, we are still in complete shock. Our lives have been tilted upside down, with our baby living basically in the hospital for the foreseeable future, the doctors say.

But we have also been humbled and amazed by the support we received from friends here and everywhere in the world.

And we are also encouraged by the constant prayers presented before God’s throne by people from diverse denominations and countries. We know that our son is well covered in love and care and we trust he will be well and will amaze the doctors with his speedy recovery. He has already responded fantastically well to the chemo, his fever has ceased a couple of days ago and his diarrhea has improved since he was put on a different milk.

o thank you all for being on this journey with us. Spare a prayer for Georgie, press God with requests until the moment is ripe, until He says “enough is enough” and He hands us back our miracle baby, totally healed and unharmed by the trauma of his experience.

My mind is full of thoughts but since I only have a couple of hours at home I don’t have the time to put them all down. I hope I will find a way to write from the hospital, will enquire today of possible alternatives. Meanwhile, keep in touch through my Facebook page where I post an update on Georgie’s condition daily. Many thanks!


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Mum of one beautiful girl on earth and one sweet baby boy in heaven. Daughter of a wonderful woman. Wife of a very entrepreneurial man.


  1. Oh Ooana how devastating! I am so SO terribly sorry to read this . I truly hope he responds well to his treatment and you can be a family at home again as soon as possible xx

  2. ionelaangelo says

    Oana, si noi suntem inca socati de tot ce vi s-a intamplat. Ca mama, iti simt agonia desi sunt convinsa ca ceea ce simt eu nu e decat 0,0000… % fata de toate lucrurile prin care treci tu. De multe ori am auzit, am citit, am vazut la tv cazuri similare dar niciodata, spre rusinea mea, nu mi s-a parut atat de real ca acum.
    Ne rugam pt voi in fiecare zi si in orice moment, fie impreuna -ca familie-, fie separat. Ne rugam in primul rand pt Georgie pt ca Dumnezeu sa-l vindece in mod complet, perfect. Ne rugam pt tine si pt Alex ca parinti sa va dea puterea, dragostea si rabdarea necesara ca sa-i fiti alaturi si nu in ultimul rand, ne rugam pt Emma care sunt convinsa ca are nevoie de calmul si dragostea ce numai voi, ca parinti i-o puteti oferi.
    Nu sunteti singuri in lupta asta!!!❤
    Te rog sa transmiti salutarile si dragostea noastra lui Alex si Emmei.

    PS. Pt noi si pt toata lumea care se roaga, cred, e f bine ca ne spui zilnic, in mod specific pt ce sa ne rugam. Si pt noi e incurajator sa vedem cum Dumnezeu este viu, asculta si raspunde.

  3. Sending lots of positive vibes, love and prayers for your family, especially your little miracle baby. x

  4. suzanne3childrenandit says

    Oh goodness Ooana, I’m so sorry to read this news😦 What a horrible shock for you all. I pray for complete healing of Georgie and that God will sustain you and your wider family, as you care for him and love him. Bless you x x

  5. Thinking of you and praying you have your precious child healed, the Drs make the right decisions and you family get through this awful time.

  6. Oh my gosh, so sorry to hear this. Georgie and your family will definitely be in my thoughts and prayers, wishing all the best to you in this stressful time😦

  7. Oana says

    So sorry to hear this. Sending you lots of good thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery.

  8. OH, I’m so sorry your precious Georgie has leukemia. That’s so scary. I am g lad he so far responds well to the chemo, but I know that with leukemia you are never sure. I will be praying for health and wellbeing or Georgie and the entire family.

  9. Michelle says

    Sending you all strength and well wishes for your precious son. ♥

  10. I’m so very shocked and sorry to read this Oana. Really hope Georgie continues to respond well to his treatment, and you’re able to bring him home soon xxx

  11. I’m so sorry to hear this Oana. Sending big hugs and positive thoughts to you, Georgie and your family xxx

  12. What terrible, sad news….I hope he will continue to respond well and recover completely very soon. Best of luck and strength to all of you. Sending positive thoughts.

  13. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God has you all safe in his almighty ever loving hands of that I’m sure. Trust in him and he will carry you all and grant you his great peace and surround you with his love🙂 Here If You Need Me🙂

  14. pixiemamablog says

    so sorry, I can’t imagine what you must be going through. Praying for you all xxx

  15. Oana, praying for Georgie, I can’t imagine how you are feeling- but sending my love, strength and hope to you and yours. Much love xx

  16. VaiChin says

    Sending all my good wishes your way Oana. I so hope Georgie does well on treatment. xxx

  17. Devastating news, every parent’s worst nightmare. I really hope the treatment goes well, I will be praying for Georgie and for you of course. xx

  18. So sorry to hear your news, I hope that Georgie does well and is out of hospital soon and on a healing path. Lots of love to your family. x

  19. Kizzy Bass says

    Oh my goodness, I am sending prayers your way and I hope things continue to improve. Thinking of you and your family xxx

  20. I saw this on twitter and my heart really bleeds for you. I know that you will be the best ambassador your child needs and I am praying for you ALL.

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