Monthly Archives: November 2002

Friday 29th November 2002

Maddie has been spending a lot of time lying down and has been sick a couple of times today. In between times she seems ok and is happy enough but this doesn’t last very long. She can’t walk on her

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Wednesday 27th November 2002

Maddie had a vomit on the way to the hospital this morning, and in conjunction with her unsteady balance and inclination to want to lie down, has us very worried. Our doctor did his own observations and has suggested that

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Friday 15th November 2002

We flew over to Perth yesterday for a week to let Maddie’s WA grand parents spend some time with her. Maddie had a ball on the plane and really enjoyed the landing. That was reassuring for us as we we’re

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Monday 11th November 2002

The news just gets worse. There are two areas of concern in Maddie’s spine – one at the top and one at the base and who knows what in between. They could potentially cause trouble with movement, pain etc if

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Saturday 9th November 2002

Maddie had her spinal MRI yesterday. We won’t know the results until Monday however we’ve all but decided not to proceed with any new chemotherapy. The best case scenario is Maddie’s life may be prolonged for a few months, but

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Thursday 7th November 2002

We saw Maddie’s scans yesterday and were shocked at what we saw. There are 7 new spots including a sizeable mass in the rear hemisphere. The ironical thing is the original tumour site is clear.  Maddie has to have a

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Monday 4th November 2002

We had a call from our doctor tonight with the MRI results. It’s the call we’ve always feared but never expected. The tumour is back. There’s also a lot of new spots. We’ve got an appointment on Wednesday to discuss

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