Monthly Archives: March 2002

Sunday 31st March 2002

Today is Easter Sunday. The irony of resurrection has not been lost on us today. Maddie came back from the dead last night. We sit in ICU today coming to terms with the last 24 hours. Maddie’s head is bandaged

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Saturday 30th March 2002

Today would be the day that would change our lives forever. Maddie had some breakfast this morning and vomited twice in quick succession soon afterwards. We packed up some things and headed back to hospital. They took some details in

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Friday 29th March 2002

Maddie seems to have developed a weakness in her left side of her face today. It seems very disjointed when she smiles or cries. We took her to our local GP and he agrees with us that she might have

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Thursday 28th March 2002

We went back to the doctor today. Maddie seems to be much the same however hasn’t vomited for a couple of days. He said if she does vomit again we should go straight back to the Royal Children’s Hospital.

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Tuesday 26th March 2002

We went out this afternoon and Maddie was very clingy and upset every time we moved her. She would cuddle Georgia but didn’t want a bar of me. Not sure what is going on to be honest.

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Monday 25th March 2002

I stayed home with Maddie again today and nothing seems to have really changed. I’m getting frustrated as this is the second week that Maddie’s been sick and instead of getting better she seems to be getting worse.

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Sunday 24th March 2002

We walked in to the ward this morning and got a big smile from Maddie. She looked a whole lot better and we were making plans to take her home today. She hadn’t vomited overnight and the doctors were convinced

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Saturday 23rd March 2002

We brought Maddie to the Children’s Hospital this morning as she was still vomiting and seemed very listless. We were still convinced that it was a case of nasty gastro. We had no reason to suspect anything else and the

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