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Posts by Allison Breininger

CaregiverAllison Breininger has been caregiver to her husband, Sean, since 2011, when he was diagnosed with Fanconi Anemia. High school sweethearts, the two had been married for 9 years at the time of diagnosis, and had brought their toddler, Maya, home from Haiti, just one year earlier. Allison has been by Sean’s side through a bone marrow transplant, seven different types of cancer, a hip replacement, among other things. She writes honestly and openly about the challenges and realities of being a caregiver at her site

Little Green Light

by Allison Breininger April 13, 2020

That green light became a comfort to me. It was a signal that she was there, available, ready to chat. When I clicked her name and began to type I knew what to expect.


Nothing More Real Than the Life We Are Living

by Allison Breininger August 27, 2019

Our adventure won’t appear on anyone’s news feed. But in this moment, there is nothing more real than the beauty and miracle of being alive, of being in love, and of living to see another day.