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Tiredness people don’t understand.

This post is for anyone who wants to understand, what tiredness means to someone in recovery, or indeed in treatment. For me this well built strong man, does not accept weakness well. 28 more words

Emily's Update!

First – the good news is: Emily is FINALLY home .. it’s been a crazy past couple of weeks so I’m sure you can appreciate why there has been a delay in our blog updates! 1,559 more words


Gone glamping in Renfrew

The premise is simple: take a rundown children’s theme park on an 89-acre slice of Canadian Shield, install mega-tents kitted out with king-sized beds, Egyptian cotton sheets and pricey all-natural toiletries, throw in a luxury yoga studio, hire an army of personal “wilderness butlers” to fulfil every whim … and call it glamping. 714 more words


Emily's Recovery: 2 Week Update

It’s been 2 weeks since Emily had her omphalocele surgery and her recovery has gone really well! Her actual surgery date was Wednesday March 2nd – and from Thursday March 3rd to Saturday March 5th, the team gradually reduced the work that the respirator was doing for Emily and at the same time they gradually reduced the amount of Fentanyl that Emily was receiving for pain management. 1,135 more words


Ontario children’s hospital settles legal dispute over gene patents

OTTAWA – The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario says it has settled a legal dispute with the owner of five gene patents related to a potentially deadly heart rhythm disorder that runs in families. 126 more words


Canadian docs pioneer new test to predict concussion recovery time in kids

Jenna Pietrantonio remembers the day vividly: it was a Monday night and she took her usual position as centre at her 9 p.m. hockey game. 855 more words


From Yellow To Green

Today was a day full of accomplishments and surprises for our Miss Emily Oswin. We called the NICU first thing this morning to see how Emily’s night had gone. 828 more words