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

February 6, 2010

Sword of Damocles

Colin is always full of surprises and has continued to not disappoint us. (more…)

January 25, 2010

Rising Storm

On Sunday afternoon, I left Le Bonheur to pick up a few things at the grocery store, walking out of the sterile air into the openness of a springlike day. (more…)

November 27, 2009

Twelve Hours

Colin has set a new record for readmission, though fortunately not because of a sudden deterioration of his condition. (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 6, 2009

Graceland in the Rain

Tennessee has been inundated with rain, and Sunday was no exception. A (more…)

September 5, 2009

First Chemo, Then Home

Colin has an official discharge date: Wednesday. (more…)

August 31, 2009

Up and Away

Colin has done well through the methotrexate. (more…)

August 27, 2009

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Today, Colin did very well and was called the “star patient” of the ICU, meaning that he is a good candidate to move back to the regular floor downstairs. (more…)

August 12, 2009

You Should See the Other Guy

Colin’s surgery on Monday went swimmingly, a marvel of coordination between the general surgery and neurosurgery teams. (more…)

August 6, 2009

Kiss Your Baby Now

Life in the hospital always has an underlying tension, as the situation can change dramatically over the course of days or moments. (more…)

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