Why do I love this picture?
This was taken before I began to suspect there was something wrong with my daughter. This was the first time she sat across from me at breakfast. This was taken at a point of so much anticipation of what was to come.
Being vulnerable is the only way I can put myself in a position to truly see a glimpse of my daughter, but it breaks my heart.
To me this picture is my Leila. Incredibly sweet, caring, smart, and loving. This syndrome is slowly taking her away from me– and yet, this picture reminds me to be vulnerable.
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