Give the children their SNA’s

It's said that school days are the best days of your life. Try telling that to the children with special needs and their parents. Due to the cutbacks most, if not all, of the children that had full-time SNA's (Special Needs Assistants) now have to share them or in some cases only have 'access' to... Continue Reading →

A year ago today

It's hard to believe that this time last year Jono was in the operating theatre in Tallaght hospital, Dublin having his spinal fusion surgery. The operation consisited of inserting two rods one either side of Jono's spine. For newer readers to my blog you may not know that Jono had a kyphosis of over 90... Continue Reading →

Jono on the front of todays paper

Jono on the front of todays paper, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. It's great news that the ward has been re-opened in Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin. Hopefully this will make life a whole lot easier for the children having orthopaedic surgery and parents who have all been crammed into a ward with heart... Continue Reading →

The Morning Show with Sybil and Martin

The Morning Show with Sybil and Martin, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. We'll we had an exciting couple of days. Jono and I were invited to go onto The Morning Show on TV3 (which is an Irish tv channel) to discuss Jonathan's spinal surgery and how long he was waiting for it. Our section was pre-recorded... Continue Reading →

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