Posts tagged "The University of Chicago"

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 »

GM Our Town, Our Heroes: Escalade Hybrid the Lap of Luxury

All the wonderful toys GM gifted us!
My Previous Blog > “How Michael Jackson Slipped Through Her Fingers” “If you continually give, you will continually have” – Unknown The General Motors Our Town, Our Heroes program recognizes philanthropists in the Midwest making a difference.  Every two weeks three nominees are introduced. After being nominated by my friend, Diana, who submitted a beautiful write-up about... Read more »

Atia's Celebration of Life Party

Atia's Celebration of Life Party
My Previous Blog > “Who’s On My Watch?” 19 more days of chemotherapy treatment – Incredible 2 more doses of Methotrexate – Exhilarating 1 more spinal tap with chemo while sedated – Relieving July 10th, the end of treatment – GLORIOUS! After over two years of fighting cancer, a battle unexpectedly thrust upon us, Atia... Read more »
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Who's On My Watch?

Dr. Nachman was an expert in many things, including tooth removal. Here he's extracting Coleson's loose tooth while he's still sedated after his spinal tap.
My Previous Blog > “I’m Proud To Be An American“ Sunday night I received a call from a number I didn’t recognize; it turned out to be Atia’s pediatric oncologist, Dr. Rubin. It was strange because he has never called me on the weekend unless responding to an emergency page from the hospital’s after-hours answering... Read more »

Comer Children's Hospital at The University of Chicago

Last Week’s Blog > “In The Meantime, I’m Pregnant” A week and a half after Atia took those monumental first steps in the hospital playroom, she completed the 1st phase of treatment called “Induction.” Up to that point, she had been receiving chemo for 28 days straight. That prompted an 8-day break; time her body... Read more »