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Browsing Archive: May, 2015

Six Year Anniversary - May 24, 2015

Posted by Melanie McTaggart on Sunday, May 24, 2015,

When parents bring a healthy child home from the hospital, there is a sense of relief. You have made it. You have brought a child into this world and he or she is healthy. The doctors have released you to go home with this healthy baby to rear into adulthood. Thinking about your child developing a life threatening disease never crosses your mind.

Your child gets his or her first cold and it seems like a disaster. You are terrified for your baby as he or she battles a runny nose, tummy issues...


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Growth Hormone Begins

Posted by Melanie McTaggart on Tuesday, May 5, 2015,
It is the month of May. The month that we hate so much. This is the month that Grant was first diagnosed 6 years ago and the month we thought he had relapsed. This is also the month that we lost two of our cancer friends.

Yesterday we started another first in this month of May - human growth hormone. Grant will receive daily evening shots of HGH in his thigh or stomach. He will receive these shots every single day until he is around 16 or 17 years old, or until his dr. says his growth plates a...
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Melanie McTaggart I am the proud mom and Claire and Grant. I am so blessed to have them in my life!

Browsing Archive: May, 2015

Six Year Anniversary - May 24, 2015

Posted by Melanie McTaggart on Sunday, May 24, 2015,

When parents bring a healthy child home from the hospital, there is a sense of relief. You have made it. You have brought a child into this world and he or she is healthy. The doctors have released you to go home with this healthy baby to rear into adulthood. Thinking about your child developing a life threatening disease never crosses your mind.

Your child gets his or her first cold and it seems like a disaster. You are terrified for your baby as he or she battles a runny nose, tummy issues...


Continue reading ...
 

Growth Hormone Begins

Posted by Melanie McTaggart on Tuesday, May 5, 2015,
It is the month of May. The month that we hate so much. This is the month that Grant was first diagnosed 6 years ago and the month we thought he had relapsed. This is also the month that we lost two of our cancer friends.

Yesterday we started another first in this month of May - human growth hormone. Grant will receive daily evening shots of HGH in his thigh or stomach. He will receive these shots every single day until he is around 16 or 17 years old, or until his dr. says his growth plates a...
Continue reading ...