Ryan Lyng is a single father who has full custody of his three children, Chase (16), Myles (12), and Juliette (11). In April 2014, Juliette was diagnosed with a rare blood disease called myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and fibrosis of the bone marrow. MDS prevents the body from making healthy blood cells.
Juliette received chemotherapy and had an urgent bone marrow transplant on September 15, 2014 at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Unfortunately, the bone marrow transplant was not successful and left Juliette with empty bone marrow (bone marrow failure).
Juliette received a second bone marrow transplant on December 18, 2014, and is battling serious complications, including graft versus host disease (GVHD) associated with stem cell or bone marrow transplants. She also recently tested positive for Adenovirus.
Donations to the Lyng family will help to pay for expenses related to Juliette’s bone marrow transplants and hospital stay. She has been at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta since September 2014.
Juliette Lyng is looking forward to returning to fifth grade at Bascomb Elementary School in Woodstock, where she enjoys arts and crafts, softball, and playing with her friends.
Track Juliette’s journey on Facebook at “Juliette’s Fight Team.” – https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=581615751949102