Browsing Archive: January, 2010

22 January, 2010 – Round 9, Day 112

Posted by Peta Long on Friday, January 22, 2010, In : Charlotte Update 

Charlotte needed to have a follow-up MRI yesterday to make a comparative analysis of fluid growth on the right hand side of the brain. Not only was the result good but she came out of the general anaesthetic well too. Chemotherapy only took the day but they kept her in over night for observation following her septic shower and consequent seizure two weeks ago. Concerned about all the above-mentioned issues I didn’t prepare myself for any sickness following the chemo. Round one of the cycle...


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4th January 2010, here we go again.

Posted by Peta Long on Monday, January 4, 2010, In : Charlotte Update 

I'm sure you were anxiously awaiting the results of today's MRI. Hooray! The MRI indicated no evidence of any tumor. As you can imagine Beck and I were extremely relieved.

The last week Beck and I have been extremely grateful to have spent both Christmas and New years at home as a family, yet at the same time been growing in anxiety to the point of sleeplessness in anticipation of today's results.

The MRI procedure took twice as long as normal today(2.5hours), heightening our anxiety. We la...


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Christmas Eve, 2009 – NOEL!

Posted by Peta Long on Saturday, January 2, 2010, In : Charlotte Update 

What a week, as usual! Well we made the Wiggles on Sunday and met them prior to the show. What a lovely bunch of hard-working men. They looked a bit older than I remembered but I am sure the girls didn’t care a bit. It was a great show that I think Rod and I enjoyed as much as the kids. There was something for everyone.

Charlotte and I were ready for chemo on Monday but because she had a cold they needed to find her an isolation room. Of course, NO BED! After a million phone calls and wai...


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