Category: Akron Children’s Hospital



We have a very, very important appointment with hematology at @AkronChildrens Hospital today

We have a huge doctor appointment today. Actually, Gavin has a huge doctor appointment today. The bottom line is that’s it’s a huge appointment. We are finally getting into hematology, after trying for what seems like forever but in reality, it was about a year or so. This is a big deal because it’s really …

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Gavin’s health isn’t doing so well

I’ve had a very busy afternoon of scheduling doctors appointments for Gavin. I bounced back and forth between Akron Children’s Hospital and The Cleveland Clinic for what seemed like an eternity. After all the calls, I only ended up with one appointment so far. On September 4th, Gavin will return to his neurology specialist at …

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We received confusing results from Gavin’s surgery and I have 4 questions that need answered

We received some confusing information regarding the results of Gavin’s endoscopy and colonoscopy that took place last Friday. I received a phone call explaining that for the most part, his results were good. He does have what the nurse called mild gastritis but there wasn’t an explanation for it. We knew all of this already …

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We’re beginning a new journey with one of our kids

I haven’t spoken about this in awhile but we are very likely beginning a new journey. Frankly, it’s something that I have been desperately trying to avoid for a number of reasons, one of them being I simply didn’t want to face it. That journey is exploring the possibility of Elliott being bipolar. He’s on …

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Here’s how Gavin’s surgery went at @AkronChildrens Hospital today

Unfortunately, I’m not feeling very well tonight and I think it’s my body turning on me because of all the stress. I’m going to make this super quick because there isn’t a great deal of information to share for another week or so. As I said eariler, Gavin’s surgery went well. The staff at Akron …

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A quick update because just got home

We just arrived home. Everything went as well as expected. I’ll explain what they found a little bit later on. Right now I’m going to be bed. Gavin is taking a nap and sleeping off the rest of the anesthesia. I appreciate all the support we’ve been shown in the last say or so as …

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