Monthly Archives: May 2011

The liquor store

Just one more doctor’s appointment today for us. This time the paediatrician (pediatrician!) With nothing major to report after this the 3 of us went to somewhere called McAlister’s deli for lunch, basically a glorified sandwich shop it did do … Continue reading

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More tornadoes

We made a rather sharp exit from the hotel yesterday afternoon to the nearby safety of the proton centre just as the tornado sirens started! It really was just like a film, the radio went off and started broadcasting an … Continue reading

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Thought you would like to know that we have just got back to the hotel after a brief visit to the proton centre. Nothing to do with Thomas’s treatment, but all to do with a tornado warning! With our impeccible … Continue reading

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We’ve arrived!

We’re here after 2 long flights. Thomas did amazingly and only really lost it in the final descent into Oklahoma City – by this time it was after midnight UK time – not bad for 21 months old! We’ve slept … Continue reading

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We’re going…..!

We got the go ahead this morning. We’re so relieved, if a little daunted, about the trip and the treatment, not to mention the baby! So begins frantic packing – what exactly do you take for 2 month stay which … Continue reading

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Saturday May 14th’s farewell/fundraising party – speke

What a wonderful afternoon we had yesterday, thank you so much to everyone that came, everyone that baked, everyone that gave prizes and everyone that bought.  Nothing is more positive and uplifting to us than being surrounded by fantastic friends … Continue reading

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Waiting, delays and generosity

We’re still waiting…..we got told that the images of Thomas’ scan were delayed in the post on Tuesday and that they’ve only just reached the panel who make the decision. It seems unbelievable that the combined administrative efforts of the … Continue reading

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