#hillofajourney serves as a vessel to communicate the challenges, triumphs and progress of our lives. Our readers can expect honest and detailed updates on our family as we tackle Hudson's medical issues. Will it be sappy at times? Yes. Will it be brutally honest? Absolutely. Will it help our readers understand what our family is going through? That's the goal.


February 24, 2017

may the odds be ever in his favor.

previous weight: 5.22 Kgs

current weight: 5.40 Kgs

gain of .18 Kgs or 180 grams

Hudson gained an average of 26 grams per day this week. Although this is down from last week (51 grams per day average) it is still above the required average...

February 23, 2017

We created an Instagram account so you can follow Hudson on all his adventures. Click Here to be directed to his Instagram page and follow his hashtags. 






February 17, 2017

this week was filled with wins for our family 

fatty mcfaterton.

Previous weight: 4.86Kgs

Current weight: 5.22Kgs

Gain of .36Kgs or 360 grams

Hudson gained an average of 51 grams a day this week as opposed to the 22 grams per day last week. 


Our goal is to get Huds...

February 11, 2017

We are happy to have our update be short and sweet for this week! 

Weight Summary (get used to the metric system - sorry folks) 

Previous Weight: 4.70 Kg

Current Weight: 4.86 Kg

Gain:  .16 Kg or 160 grams - WAHOOOOO

"Healthy" weight gain is between 15-20 grams per day...

February 7, 2017

February 5, 2017

Whenever someone asks me "How are you doing?" I want to respond with 'I am doing.' Not the typical response someone expects. I understand people have the best intentions when they are reaching out and to everyone's credit, its not their fault that as a society, we...

February 4, 2017

We made it through our first week at home with minimal excitement and activity and we couldn't be happier about it. Our week was measured by two things: A needs evaluation and his weekly clinical transplant visit 

needs evaluation.

Hudson was evaluated to see if he requi...

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