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Re: [IP] Chocolate Easter Bunnies
> praise god for you! your great trying to make your daughters life as
> "normal" as possible i too have great parents who have done thier best for
> me and never told me i couldn't do anything i wanted(as long as it was
> legal : ) . i had a trip planned to the canyonlands of utah when i was
> diagnosed at age 14 i was supposed to leave 3 months after they found out
> about the big "d". my dad asked me in the hosp. if i still wanted to go i
> said you bet. the dr came in and my dad said i was going on a trip and
> toget me ready. the dr said that might not be a good idea. my dad asked
> what part of his statment did the dr not understand! i went to utah for 4
> months! i'll always love my parents for supporting me.
Lily was dx'd on a Monday a couple of days after her birthday. She
had planned to leave for Hawaii on that friday with a girlfriend
and he parents. She was hospitalized by Monday afternoon and we told
the doc's about her plans with predictable results. To make a long
story short, after a few 'discussions' we agreed that with or without
their consent she would be leaving the hospital one Wednesday. After
a very long meeting to which Mimi and I were not invited, they agreed
to discharge her (about 10 minutes before we walked out the door).
Anyway, the parents of the girlfriend were really great, they
learned in short order all the things necessary to look after
Lily for the week long trip and Lily had a good time in Hawaii
in spite of the trauma of doing finger pokes and shots for the first
time in her life.
DO EVERYTHING YOU CAN TO MAKE YOUR KID'S LIFE NORMAL.
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