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 →

Big wheel keeps on turning

Well yesterday we had to go to Dublin for Jono's check up. I had my list ready about whether he can go swimming, have baths etc. We also wanted to ask about the pain he has in his shoulders and was it normal that he looks slightly hunched again. Of course everything went out the... Continue Reading →

Ice, ice baby

Ice, ice baby, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. Another icy night. I am really fed up of this weather now. It's a week since I've been out. I had to brave it today to take Jono to have his stitches removed. It was meant to be a fairly easy job at the local GP's. So I... Continue Reading →

Home for Christmas!

thank you micky, originally uploaded by magnum_lady(away). Just a quick blog to say thanks so much to all of you for your kind wishes and prayers, it really means so much to us. Jono's surgery went well (more detailed blog to follow) and he was let home yesterday. He's sore and tired but he's doing... Continue Reading →

Our day at the Hilton Hotel

Well yesterday was a busy day for Jono. We had a call from the Irish Daily Mail, regular readers of my blog will know that Jono was featured in the newspaper as part of their Cutbacks against Crumlin campaign. The paper had organised a day out for some of the children that were in the... Continue Reading →

Cutbacks in Crumlin

Jonos spine xray, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. This photo is an xray of Jono (my sons) back. He is currently on the waiting list for a spinal fusion at Our Ladys Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin. There have been a huge amount of cutbacks in the hospital recently. At the moment there are 168 children on the... Continue Reading →

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