Posts tagged "port"

A Backyard Full of Luck

At the Comer Children's Hospital pit stop, a celebrity had to push a kid in a wheelchair through an obstacle course. Halle, Caden and Coleson were willing participants!
Last Week’s Blog > “Back To Reality: The Trifecta” Today, my friend Chelle Arends is guest blogging. Both of our children are being treated for ALL leukemia at the University of Chicago, which is where we met — sitting in the pediatric treatment room while Atia and Coleson, her son, received chemo. We developed a fast friendship... Read more »

The Phases of Chemo

Last Week’s Blog > “WychList: a New Shopping List iPhone App” (continuation from 2 weeks ago) So, we’d switched hospitals – to University of Chicago Medical Center (U of C) – and on May 28, 2009, Atia was scheduled to begin the second phase of treatment, “Consolidation”. We were nervous because it was our first... Read more »

Like Sands Through The Hourglass, So Are The Hairs On The Pillow

Last Week’s Blog > “She Has What?!?! This Can’t Be Happening.” After much discussion and my brother-in-law, Mike the doctor, thoroughly reviewing the material, we decided to participate in the clinical trial. For us, it made the most sense. The choice caused us to transfer hospitals. Atia was defined as “Standard Risk – Low” and that was important... Read more »