Tag Archives: Akron Children’s Hospital




As a general rule, I don’t apologize for any of my kids with #Autism but this is one exception

I mentioned in a previous post that something happened yesterday while at Gavin’s hematology appointment. Akron Children’s Hospital was great, they always are. You have to understand something before we go any further. This appointment took place where Gavin used to receive his IVIG infusions. We’re very familiar with this… Read more »







The Life-Threatening Reason Gavin’s Surgery was canceled (video)

As you likely already know, Gavin was scheduled for surgery at Akron Children’s Hospital yesterday. Everything went as planned but we ran into a problem. I summed everything up in the video below because it was easier to talk about it than try to explain in writing. I’ll quickly explain… Read more »







We’ve arrived at @AkronChildrens Hospital for Gavin’s procedures

Gavin’s a bit nervous but doing well. He’s very focused on the IV heading his way and is trying to talk himself through it. He brought a stuffed animal with him to help him be brave, his words not mine. We’re waiting for the doctor and anesthesiologist to come talk… Read more »







Pre-testing at @AkronChildrens Hospital went better than expected

It’s been a really long and emotional day. I wanted to quickly let you know how testing went this morning at Akron Children’s Hospital. This was all in regards to the medically necessary procedures Gavin needs to have done on the 5th of June. We had been concerned about how… Read more »







Gavin’s had an Upper GI at @AkronChildrens Hospital this morning

Gavin’s appointment went really well. I mean, we don’t know the results but Gavin physically did pretty good. He could follow directions and it took a little bit because they had to make more stuff for him to drink. I can’t say enough positive things about how nice everyone was…. Read more »







Wish us luck

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We’re getting ready to leave for Akron Children’s Hospital after a night of little sleep. Lizze and I have both been dealing with insomnia recently and it’s making life even harder than it already is. I’m not sure what’s causing our sleep disturbances but I bet you a shiny buffalo… Read more »







@AkronChildrens Hospital called with a date for the procedure

I spoke last week about how Gavin is in need of an endoscopy and colonoscopy because of various potential health related problems in those areas. They needed to run labs to make sure that it would be safe for Gavin to have the procedures because Neutrophilia puts him at a… Read more »