Wow. Thank you everyone for your kind responses to the Facebook post and this blog.
Many of you have asked us what you can do to help. We really appreciate all your offers. Right now though, we're mostly waiting on this first round of chemo, so there isn't much we need directly.
However, one really cool way you could help would be to give blood. Sam will receive a lot of transfusions throughout the course of this (he's already had three today), which will ultimately help keep him alive. Since the goal is to wipe out his bone marrow, which is responsible for creating blood, he'll eventually be completely dependent on other peoples' blood. He basically already is. So, if you want to help, donating blood is a GREAT way to do so.
And... (now I'm really asking a lot) if you're a social type, would you consider posting a picture on Facebook or Instagram while you're there and tagging Sam? I think he would like that.
Thanks for considering!