236 – A Mom’s Perspective on Devastation and Gratitude

November 13, 2023 twodisableddudes

Sean and Kyle engage in a heartfelt conversation with Caley Caroll, a mother, caregiver, and fierce advocate for her son Whitten John and his health challenges. Whitten John was diagnosed with Diabetes Insipidus and Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, two rare diseases. Caley shares the emotional journey of receiving the diagnoses, the difficulties of caregiving, and the impact on her family. She recounts the challenges of treatments, including chemotherapy, and the importance of gratitude throughout the process. The conversation touches on the effects on her other children and the transformation of relationships within the family. Caley emphasizes the need for intuition and advocacy in navigating the complexities of healthcare. Despite the hardships, there’s a sense of gratitude and celebration in the present.

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