Cazandra Campos-MacDonald,  —

Cazandra is a pastor, author, columnist, motivational speaker, advocate, and encourager. She writes about the journey of raising two sons with severe hemophilia A with inhibitors. Cazandra's older brother, Ronaldo Julian Campos, died of complications from hemophilia as an infant. She lives with her husband, Rev. Dr. Joe MacDonald, and youngest son, Caeleb in Belen, New Mexico. She also has an adult son, Julian. Her book, "Dear Hemophilia: Finding Hope Through Chronic Illness," is available on Amazon. You may follow her writings and view her TEDxABQ talk at

Articles by Cazandra Campos-MacDonald

PTSD Returns During a Trip to the Dentist

My son, Caeleb, recently had his first appointment with a new dentist following our recent move, which led to our first experience with an old concern: post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Caeleb, 15, has had a fear of needles for many years, and as part of his hemophilia…