I stumbled across this picture tonight as I sat down to blog.
It was taken on November 14th, just six days after transplant. I remember going to the playroom to look for a toy and finding this crown. Story loved it! I was trying to take her picture, but the look in the picture was all she would give me--no smiles. I remember telling her to smile and she said she couldn't. The mouth sores were so bad this is as close as she could come to a smile! Fast forward to January 15th, sixty-eight days after transplant and this is the smile you get: