The Riley’s Road to Italy
A journey of hope for one family to save the life of their youngest daughter from MLD.
This weekend, we have the honor of attending one our best friend’s wedding in Montana. While Dave (the Best Man), and Eva (the flower girl) have been there since Thursday for the rehearsal, I am heading out today (Saturday) so that we only leave the other girls (Livvy specifically as she is the most medically…
Today, we helped make history. Albeit, a small part. But it will save the life of a girl diagnosed with MLD. And to me, that is everything. Just days ago I was informed of a 4-year-old girl from Alabama who was diagnosed with the juvenile form of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (MLD) – the same disease, but…
Last week, we enrolled Livvy in Hospice of the Valley. Not because she is drastically and rapidly declining, but more so to have that support system in place for when she does and in order to have physicians come to her rather than putting her in her stroller and driving anywhere (she has always hated…
CureMLD.com’s Founder Maria Kefalas helped the Riley family to learn about the option of gene therapy. Head to their site to read more about this extremely rare disease and resources available for families.
The MLD Foundation is the longest running resource for families affected by MLD.
Visit their site to learn about the disease, clinical trials available and meet other MLD families.