Prophyholic Hemo Mom! Episode 2

Meet the super sweet, Lovee! I love her blog and it really helped me through my sharp learning curve when hemophilia was thrust into my life. I know you all have read some of her thought through her blog or on her FB page. Meeting her via skpe was like meeting my own little fairy godmother. She will never know how much reading her stories helped me.

My favorite posts:

10 Year Mom Award

Teaching The Gift of Giving

Great Take Aways from Lovee: Show Up! Make sure you are getting to your chapter meetings and events. Stay involved, educated and aware. Lovee brings up an important point about the new views on inhibitors, that will help you at your yearly check ins.

Mentioned in Podcast:

New Jersey Chapter

NHF Meetings

North Carolina Chapter

South Carolina Chapter

Southern California Chapter

CSL Behring Moms Group

Sandwich Generation

Maria Shriver

More Lovee!:

ProphyholicHemo Mom at

Prophyholic Hemo Mom On Facebook

Twitter: @prophyholic

Big Giant Rebecca Episode 1

Meet the Amazing Rebecca! Her son was finally correctly diagnosed with Severe A at age 7. He had been treated for arthritis for the three years prior to this diagnosis. Through their journey she learned several empowering lessons and has become such a strong advocate for her family. Their story is incredible and I am so in awe of her strength and optimism. I want to be just like her when I grow up!

With an active 8 year old hemo who did not grow up “with” Hemophilia, they have a whole new set of decisions and a huge learning curve that they are tackling and conquering. With a new lease on life with the prophy doses of factor, life has been so much better for everyone in the family.

She recommends that we should all trust our inner voice and stand up for our kids, and loved ones. Ask questions until you are satisfied and understand exactly what is going on with your family. My favorite Rebecca-ism: “Be a Bigger Mouth!” Her final thoughts are perfect. “Trust your instincts. It gets easier. Remember to breathe and don’t second guess yourself.”

Links to the resources and people mentioned in the pod:

Dr. Young – I think we all have a special place in our heart for this man and his amazing team at CHLA. As Rebecca says, we will be forever in his debt.

Randy Desantis – Works at Factor Support Network, (not CSL Berhing – I misspoke during the pod)

Patrick Lynch – from Believe Digi. Actor, Writer, Producer, Speaker, Advocate and All Around Great Guy.


Contact Rebecca at:

Twitter: BigGiantRebecca

What is This All About? Episode 0

A little about Matti and how this pod came to be. We were hoping to release one a week, but we are starting with one a month. Editing and scheduling will hopefully be less time consuming as we move forward and the goal is to be able to release one each week.

Please let me know what you would like to hear. This is a podcast to help the community so let me know! We would really love for you to subscribe in iTunes, so we can be seen and get the word out. I am luck that I had a big chapter and lots of support. There are many of us out there that do not. I hope that those who feel alone can listen to all of our stories and gain strength and positive energy in a time of need.


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