C’mon Nov 29th

C’mon Nov 29th

We are getting closer. We just finished week 2 of some pretty heavy chemo, but every day I watched the poison get injected into my baby I would breathe a sigh of relief because we are that much closer to maintenance. Long term maintenance is still chemo but it is lighter with much fewer trips…
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Amazing Race!

Amazing Race!

We did it.  The Sears Great Canadian Run is over and it was an event we will always remember.  Our smiles for Andy community raised $40,000.  But that is not even the best part.  We helped spread awareness about childhood cancer and helped start one of the very few events that run in the honor…
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Why we run.

Why we run.

A big milestone for the Smiles for Andy relay team was reached this week. An amazing $25000 in pledges was raised. There was some corporate sponsorship involved but mostly this money came from you, our friends and family. We are completely blown away by the generosity of so many people. It was almost too much………
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Summertime!

Summertime!

Since our last post Andy has been doing really well. I believe he was previously still fighting off some virus.  Now his energy levels are up and his mood is good and he has been handling his chemo treatments really well.  As odd as this may sound I am a little sad this phase of…
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Walk the Plank!

Walk the Plank!

Well, I think Andy has finally depleted his body. The last week has been pretty rough, Andy has been terribly nauseated, fatigued and irritable. He has lost any desire to really leave the house, or really eat anything that is not a McDonald’s hash brown. Woo hoo McDonald’s (insert sarcasm here). He also caught some…
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