Colin Loves Tractors Follow Colin's progress through treatment for a brain tumor

August 6, 2010

No, No, No, How are You Doing?

Perhaps I was naively unconcerned about Colin’s latest scan. (more…)

May 23, 2010

Survivor: Target House

There is no immunity challenge, and Jeff Probst doesn’t sit us around a campfire to discuss who is next to go, but living here is beginning to feel like a warped version of the Survivor reality show. (more…)

December 18, 2009

No Mo’ Chemo!

The last chemo precaution sign. This indicates the time of the administration and how long we need to properly dispose of diapers and so forth (48 hours after the drug has finished being administered).

The last chemo precaution sign. This indicates the time of the administration and how long we need to properly dispose of diapers and so forth (48 hours after the drug has finished being administered).

Well, it’s official: Colin’s I.V. chemo is done. He received a dose of vincristine Thursday afternoon at 3:22 pm. (more…)

November 20, 2009

Boomerang Boy

After days of struggling with the aftermath of chemo, Colin started to perk up a bit, so he emerged from the hospital after 25 days. (more…)

October 24, 2009

Colin’s MRI Results… and so Much More

Colin enjoyed three nights on the prowl (i.e. outpatient) before a planned admission on Friday for chemo to start on Saturday. (more…)

October 20, 2009

GTA: Memphis

The big news is that Colin is set to discharge on Tuesday morning. (more…)

October 17, 2009

TPN at 10 P.M.

Friday was an eventful day for the whole family. (more…)

October 15, 2009

Putting the “P” in PT

Colin’s trip back to the hospital has been longer than we had hoped, though not for dramatic reasons. (more…)

October 9, 2009

Home Again

Tomorrow, we plan on bringing Colin home again. (more…)

September 14, 2009

Hello, Neutropenia!

Initially, the reluctance to release Colin from the hospital was related to timing and the fact that we had still not worked out the kinks with managing his secretions. (more…)

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