Archive for October, 2008

When is Your “Not Too Distant Future?”

Friday, October 31st, 2008

I know that I am being a scary complainy and bitter person and I promise to stop but I just thought I’d post the following Google alert I received today: Researchers develop novel anti-tumour vaccine Science Centric | 30 October 2008 14:12 GMT A novel anti-tumour vaccine for neuroblastoma and melanoma developed by scientists and clinicians at Children’s National Medical […]


Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

First of all, I have been very remiss in not reporting on our website about HallowEden and event that the Brunskows are put together for Halloween to honor their beautiful Eden.  Volunteers dyed their hair orange (Eden’s favorite color) for Halloween to raise money for MagicWater.  Here is a link to the story on the front page of […]

The Dark Side of the Moon

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Sam very earnestly told me the other night when we were out for our after-dinner family walk and it was a full moon, “Mom, you know  you aren’t really seeing all of the moon.  That side is the side lit up by the sun but there is a whole other side that is dark because it […]

Thirteen… PLUS 6.6

Monday, October 13th, 2008

Just adding a number to Neil’s post below.  Sam’s VMA is 6.6! NORMAL, NORMAL, NORMAL!  I’ll  post a Sam update tomorrow after blood check. He had a rough soccer game on Saturday and has lost more of his hearing per his audioligy exam last week-sucks - but he had a good day at school today and is in […]

Once Every Two Weeks

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

We are moving our blood checks from once a week after school to once every two weeks.  Since we are currently on low dose temodar with some other things mixed in, Sam’s ANC, Red blood and Platelets have been fine. His VMA last week was 7.8!!! and HVA 10.1.   We are keeping weekly VMA/HVA checks.  Charlie and I […]