The good news is we get out of CHOP today, the bad news is we have been here since Wednesday night. We took Shane to clinic on Wednesday for his routine easy treatment. He was not his usual nosy, mobile self, instead he chose to nap on PopPop. His counts were OK, with only, Read More

This is our family celebrating September 1, 2014. Today is not only Labor Day, but it is the start to childhood cancer awareness month. This time last year I would have had no idea about it either. It’s like they say, you never think it will happen to you and then it does. We, Read More

This Thursday we took an early morning journey from the shore to CHOP, so that Shane could complete his inpatient treatment for week 22 (half way done!!). We pushed his treatment back a day so we could celebrate big brother’s 7th birthday. We arrived at 7:20 am and he completed his treatment at 4, Read More

This week we completed week 20 of 42. It’s unbelievable that we have made it this far. It’s been a gut wrenching, emotional journey. Shane is an amazing lil guy and we are so lucky to be his parents. He has been so strong and brave through all of this and in parallel he, Read More

Yesterday we finished Shane’s 5 day outpatient treatment. I am so thankful that we only have to be inpatient for one of his treatments since we are now confident in doing this 5 day one outpatient. It is a long week and takes it toll on our little¬†guy. He NEVER sleeps while we are, Read More

We had a terrific week. Shane only had blood counts this week, so no chemo. We bypassed a fever scare from possible teething, but I won’t lie- it was stressful. He did not need a blood transfusion and continues to grow more peach fuzz. Next week, we begin another five day treatment. Fingers crossed, Read More

It’s been awhile since we’ve updated. Life has been busy and it’s hard to believe it’s been 2 weeks since Shane turned one. On the 14th we began a 5 day treatment and completed it in the day hospital as an outpatient. It was successful and I don’t feel we have to be inpatient, Read More

THANK YOU to our family and friends who traveled near and far to help us celebrate Shane’s 1st Birthday. It was a big victory day and we were so grateful and blessed to share it with all of you. Thank you for all the emails of birthday wishes for Shane. We set up a, Read More

Today our little superhero is one. He had a great week and his numbers are higher than mine (probably). This is awesome for a party weekend!

Happy Independence Day!One week from today, Shane will be one. It is so bittersweet. I haven’t posted in awhile because we have been enjoying some family time after his last chemo session. Shane gets two weeks off (no chemo, just blood counts). We went to CHOP last Wednesday and after talking with his doctors,, Read More