Posts tagged "Atia Lutarewych"

The Ladybug Bash Was A Smash!

The Ladybug Bash Was A Smash!
My Previous Blog It’s been several weeks since the 2nd Annual Ladybug Bash and I’m still receiving rave reviews about the event. I can’t help but beam with pride when folks tell me how much fun they had, how incredibly impressed they were with the venue and décor, how delicious all the sweet and savory... Read more »

Can You Say Chimpanzee? This is a Big Word!

My Previous Blog > “Thank You For The Music” As you may know, Atia is included in the new 2010 Your Baby Can Read infomercial, but what you may not know is that she was discovered right here on Ay, Mama! On April 6, 2010 I wrote a blog entitled, Back in the Hospital documenting... Read more »

Florida! Here We Come!

Bye, Florida! We'll see you next time.
My Previous Blog > “Adults Only Weekend” By the end of February (2010), things were looking up. Atia had been undergoing Maintenance treatment for over three months and was processing it well. Asher was nearly five months old and more interactive by the day. Life was becoming somewhat ”normal.” We decided to take a quick trip to... Read more »
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Adults Only Weekend

Through it all, I have always felt lucky to have Steve by my side.
My Previous Blog > “The Pendulum Swings” It took nearly a week for Atia to fully recover from her spinal tap and subsequent 5-day steroid treatment. During that time, we dealt with some pretty severe mood swings, including kicking, screaming and tons of crying. However, once we got past all of that, everything moved along... Read more »

Project Ladybug in Atia's Name and Oprah!

My Previous Blog > “Through Her Hair, I Saw Survival” Did you know that September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month? It’s especially meaningful to me, since as you know Atia is being treated for ALL leukemia. So, I wanted to tell you about two very exciting things that are happening at this very moment —... Read more »

The Tides Changed: From Health to Hospital

January 2010
My Previous Blog > “Popular Chicago Blogger and Reality TV Star Team Up to Raise Awareness for Childhood Cancer” Atia had been battling a cough and runny nose since the Sunday following New Year’s Day (2010). We watched her like a hawk, frequently monitoring her temperature. She didn’t have a fever, which was good because those... Read more »
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Looks Can Be Deceiving

  Last Week’s Blog > “The Corporate Traveler’s Wife” A big thank you to both of my guest writers who filled in the last two weeks; their entries were wonderfully entertaining. Chelle will soon be writing her own blog on ChicagoNow.com called, “The Sunny Side of Naperville“, and I’ll be inviting Angi back to tell us how life... Read more »

The Rally Scavenger Hunt

Bruce Ovitz, my teammate (on the left), beat Chad, the poker pro.
Last Week’s Blog > The “Start Your Engines” Brunch On Saturday, after the celebrity brunch and after walking the red carpet, The Rally began. We were given our bag which included our first clue, a rule book and a few other little things. The invitation: Event:                        “The Rally” – Saturday June 26th, 2010 from 11:30am –... Read more »

Exclusive Premier Event: The Rally for Kids with Cancer Scavenger Cup

In the middle - Ken Paves, Jessica Simpson's BFF and hair stylist
Last Week’s Blog > “A Lesson Learned From My Father: The Three Cs” Two months ago, I was contacted by Comer Children’s Hospital at The University of Chicago (U of C) asking if Atia could attend an upcoming hospital benefit. The goal: To raise money for pediatric cancer care and research. Atia’s presence would place an awfully... Read more »
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Weekly Reader's Choice Finalist

Last Week’s Blog > “SQUISHED! I Was Soooo Squished” First Blog This Week > “An Ultrasound, A Hospital Tour & A Spinal Tap” I recently submitted a handful of pictures of Atia to a Parents Magazine contest, and today I was informed that she was selected as one of the Weekly Reader’s Choice Finalists. I’m... Read more »