Monthly Archives: September 2010

Amelia; June 2009 – September 2010

We lost Amelia early this morning. Thanks to Victoria and Alexandra for making her last few weeks as comfortable as possible; thanks to everyone who threw a treat Amelia’s way during her brief (but very happy!) life.

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Ups, Downs

It’s been a good week. It’s been a bad week. Like any other week, I guess, but the lows did seem a bit lower than the highs did high. First off, our patient is resting comfortably and more or less … Continue reading

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Cast and Characters

The patient is resting comfortably – more or less. There have been a few tough days, but all in all he is doing well, is in great spirits and has been very, very brave. Lest you think he is suffering … Continue reading

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Getting a Leg Up.

He lives. He breathes. He computes! He has gone from: to Still a few kinks to work out as far as managing the pain, but the worst seems to be behind him. He’s still very tired but getting stronger every … Continue reading

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Break a leg?

Here we are on Surgery Eve. Looks like this is really going to happen. We’ve had the pre-op appointment   And we’ve had the crutch tutorial   And we’ve had the wonderful send-off dinner of Boeuf Bourguignon and an amazing … Continue reading

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Aloha, Maui…

A great vacation comes to an end. Things we will remember:  going for ice cream with the four little ones after dinner. When Grandpa flashes the “special signal” (something between a referee’s technical call and an East LA gang sign) … Continue reading

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