Finding Pockets of Joy Amid the Commotion of Hemophilia

Finding Pockets of Joy Amid the Commotion of Hemophilia

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Finding Pockets of Joy Amid the Commotion of Hemophilia

There are moments when dealing with hemophilia proves overwhelming and we lose ourselves in the fight to overcome the pain of breakthrough bleeding. My youngest son, affectionately called “MacDonald the Younger,” dealt with two target joints, or places where bleeding episodes occur repeatedly, prior to his current treatment. His right knee would flare up, and as soon as we medically treated him with recombinant factor VIII, another bleed would start in his right ankle. The…

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