View Full Version : Got a letter from the Board of Directors!
12-18-2007, 05:45 AM
For those of you who've been following the saga of trying to get lateral thoracic expansion surgery for Angus, here is an update. I got a letter from the Board of Directors yesterday saying that they have instructed Angus' consultant to "open dialogue" with Columbus Children's hospital. If they agree that Angus is suitable for surgery, then Yorkhill Children's Foundation will open an appeal to raise funds. So, I hope Angus is a candidate for this operation. I've been so sure he is for the past 2 years, that I never stopped to think that he might not be. I'll be gutted if the answer's no!
All I want for Xmas is a big YES!!!
12-18-2007, 06:12 AM
Well, opening dialogue sounds like an amazing step in the right direction! And, if YOU think he is a good candidate I would be surprised if he isn't! You are a great advocate for that cutie patootie and you know him best!
12-18-2007, 06:25 AM
That is fantastic news! It is certainly a step in the right direction. I would agree with Suzanne...you've researched and researched and YOU think he is a good candidate and you certainly know how to get what Angus needs. I do hope this process moves quickly for you and Angus.
Keep us posted.
My little figther
12-18-2007, 06:58 AM
Open dialogue is a first step in the right direction. I sure hope you will get a big YES for Xmas. You have done your research then you certainly must know what is right for Angus. I truly wish you the best. Keep us posted
Gosh, certainly does sound like a step in the right direction!!
Keep us posted...:hug:
12-18-2007, 08:32 AM
Sounds like giant leap in the right direction!! You know him better than anyone and if you think he's right for it, I'm sure they'll see he is!!!
12-18-2007, 08:47 AM
I hope you get your wish for Christmas. Karen
12-18-2007, 09:36 AM
Kate, You are an amazingly strong team captain in Angus' care and I have no doubt that you will continue to keep pushing the powers that be in the direction that is best for your precious boy!
Give your sweeties a big smooch from the across the pond!!
I hope things go well and you get the news you want. Fingers crossed here! :)
12-18-2007, 10:42 AM
Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!!
12-18-2007, 11:23 AM
Oh Kate, I am so ecstatic for you to move on to the next step! I think that even though we trach moms are very hopeful about things, we are also very realistic. I know you've done your research, and you wouldn't keep pursuing it if you knew in your heart that he wasn't a good candidate. Here's hoping the Dr's agree!!! :gift:
12-18-2007, 02:39 PM
Weeeeee! Great news that at least they've started somewhere. Christmas wishes that you find plane tickets to the USA in your stocking this year!
12-18-2007, 03:31 PM
:hug: That's great news Kate. Hope you can get a definite answer soon - what a great christmas present that would be
12-18-2007, 03:54 PM
Kate, that sounds like good news to me! I hope Santa brings you a big YES for your stocking!
12-18-2007, 05:35 PM
oh i hope things go through!
12-18-2007, 07:06 PM
That is great news. Glad to see things are moving in the right direction. Hope things continue to go well and you hear an answer soon. You are such a great advocate and your hard work and persistence is paying off. Can't wait to hear back from you.
Angie-mom to Jacob (11) and Meghan (15)severe williams syndrome, epilepsy, heart defects, asthma, trached 10/22/07 for blocked upper airway, laryngomalacia, non-functioning epiglottis causing chronic aspiration, g-j tube with continuous j-feeds.
12-18-2007, 09:31 PM
This is fantastic news!:D
12-19-2007, 12:12 AM
Woohoo !! Hoping to all continues to work out smoothly as possible. :hug: :luck:
12-19-2007, 06:20 AM
that sounds like a step in the right direction forsure. i hope and pray that things work out for the best .
I luv that boy..
12-19-2007, 08:13 AM
Great news Kate, will keep everything crossed for you! Hope they let you know asap!
12-19-2007, 10:21 PM
I hope you get your Christmas wish!
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