Category Archives: Oklahoma city

Treatment is finished

Thomas has finished his proton therapy and “graduated” from the Oklahoma proton centre yesterday in a little ceremony over lunch. Ted had to give Thomas’ acceptance speech as “car” and “lorry” might not have quite got over what we wanted to … Continue reading

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We’re back “home”

Thomas and Ted are back in (very) sunny Oklahoma. The machine whirred into action on Monday and has treated Thomas on Tuesday and today (Wednesday).  We have only 4 treatments left. Thomas is doing really well, apart from a bit of … Continue reading

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An American is born..

Evan Mark Adams was born in Integris Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City today. Weight 7lb 14oz (no metric – it’s an American baby). Everything was pretty quick. We arrived at the hospital at about 1700 in the full throes of … Continue reading

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A windy but relaxing weekend

We are coming to the end of our weekend. Its time off for all 3 of us from protons, and grumpy hungry toddlers! The picture is Becca & Thomas in the wind of a not inconsiderable thunderstorm. The lightening is … Continue reading

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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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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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