Liz's Journal

June 1, 2013

Hi Everyone: Connor was diagnosed with an anaplastic ependymona brain tumor in December, 2011.  He had surgery Dec 16, 2011. The surgery and brain tumor left him impaired on the right side of his...

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Liz's Journal - Entry 14

May 24, 2013

My Dear, Beloved Mom  24/5/2013 Yesterday I was just about to share the link below showing the spreading of Connor's ashes by his Y11 rowing crew.  I was interrupted by our home phone...

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Liz's Journal - Entry 13

May 20, 2013

4 Weeks On  20/5/2013 It’s now been 4 weeks since Connor passed away…feels like four months to me. I asked Nick last week how he was doing to which he said, “I’m OK “.  I said, “are you...

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Liz's Journal - Entry 12

May 3, 2013

The Last Two Weeks  3/5/2013 I miss Connor.  I really, really miss him. Two weeks ago today he left us.  At times it’s been so busy I can only focus on the jobs at hand but the ache and hole in...

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Liz's Journal - Entry 11

April 23, 2013

Connor's Last 24 Hours  23/4/2013 To our dear, loving family and friends (and their family and friends and their family and friends): As many of you now know, our beautiful son and brother has so...

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Liz's Journal - Entry 10

April 20, 2013

The Latest Regarding Connor  20/4/2013 In mid October of 2002 Scott told me he was taking me away on a surprise trip for my 40th birthday. We’d be away for 4-5 days. I didn’t know then but he...

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Liz's Journal - Entry 9

March 27, 2013

Home  27/3/2013 Connor’s name means: strong-willed and wise.  I know, perfect! When I was pregnant with Connor, now 19 years ago, we knew if “it “ were a boy we’d name him Robert after...

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Liz's Journal - Entry 8

March 16, 2013

Our Latest News  16/3/2013 It’s been an extremely long and difficult last 5 days.  Many of you know what has been happening but wanted to bring everyone else to speed. Last Tuesday, 12 March...

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Liz's Journal - Entry 7

February 28, 2013

Avastin Continues  28/2/2013 Connor has always had the ability to express his thoughts and views in a clear and concise manner.  I’ve admired this about him since he was a little boy.  He’d...

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Liz's Journal - Entry 6

February 11, 2013

New Treatment For Connor  13/2/2013 I am sure I mentioned a few Caring Bridge entries ago that I do not like roller coasters.  Having a son with a critical brain tumour feels like the biggest...

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