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

September 30, 2009

The Little Engine

Colin has made some big leaps ahead, and we can now really see the strength of his determination. (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 25, 2009

Breathing Easy

Colin is in the ICU recovering from the installation of a trach tube. He also has a new MRI done this morning and we will discuss the results of that when Dr. Gajjar is back in town next week. (more…)

August 3, 2009

A Room With a Poo

Colin finally found a way to get private digs at the hospital, but the unfortunate price is the contraction of a highly contagious infection. (more…)

July 31, 2009


Colin may have a budding career as a Geico caveman, or perhaps a more mundane sideshow act as a wolf boy. (more…)

July 28, 2009

New Belly Button

On Monday, Colin had surgery to install a G-tube (a second bionic belly button next to the organic original) and perform a fundoplication, which serves to prevent reflux. (more…)

July 15, 2009

MRI Comparison

This evening, Dr. Wisoff sat down and showed us the comparisons of the pre-op and post-op MRIs. (more…)

July 13, 2009

Tuesday Surgery

There is no such thing as certainty. (more…)

July 11, 2009

Bound for the Big Apple

Today, we made a big decision regarding Colin’s treatment: we will be taking him to New York City for surgery on Wednesday by Dr. Jeffrey Wisoff of NYU. (more…)

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