As I put on a hoodie this morning, I remembered it was the sweatshirt I was wearing when Ramón was diagnosed with leukemia. I didn’t think that in a negative or positive way. I just observed the fact that it was indeed the sweatshirt I donned as my heart sunk into my chest. I was sitting on the couch at home when the primary care doctor called and insisted that we go to the emergency room. Something was very wrong with Ramón’s routine blood work. Though it was May and the hea
Though I’m delayed, I’m sure this post will surprise just about nobody. The Braves are World Series Champions! In some ways, it feels surreal typing that and, in other ways, it feels silly. I realize professional sports aren’t the most important thing in life, but I’ll admit they’re pretty significant to me. I can’t remember the exact moment I became interested in sports, but my love for the Braves started in childhood. I loved wearing my Braves hat, often backwards, and chee
My name is Drew Dotson, and my life has been anything but perfect, yet it's still perfectly beautiful. After growing up with a genetic disease, cystic fibrosis, I was blessed to meet an amazing man who loved me without bounds. Then he died.