Six Years

Gavin, Skye and I spent the morning in the neuro-oncology clinic to go over the results of Gavin’s most recent MRI. Once again, I’m overjoyed to report that Gav’s scans were clear. This means that we have another 6 months to go until the next one, at which point they will become annual.


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Hard to believe that this silly, bright, fun-loving, goofy, stubborn boy is going to be 8 in a couple of short months.

Yesterday, Gavin was having a low day. Just one of those days where a few things happened that made him feel a little bit teary and down. As he and I talked it over in the evening he said,

“I don’t want to be different. I wish I was like everybody else.”

And I told him, “Buddy, everyone wants to be just like everybody else. But nobody is.”

9 Responses to “Six Years”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Aww, so happy to hear all was clear…Fantastic. Continued good health and happiness to Gavin, and you all. So true what you said Erica, we all want to be someone else, but that’s what makes us so unique… no one is like us 🙂 Gavin and Skye are so lucky to have you and Craig as parents! Xox

  2. Anonymous says:

    Oops, forgot to sign my name…Colleen xo!

  3. Erin says:

    Wise words Erica! Gavin continues to amaze us all! So happy xoxo

  4. Coleen says:

    Lovely to read this and celebrate with you and Gavin.
    Gavin is an inspiration to us all.

  5. Gail says:

    Geeat news, Erica. Thanks for sharing.

  6. erica says:

    Thank you, Gail!!

  7. erica says:

    Thank you so much, Coleen. Means so much!

  8. erica says:

    Thanks, Erin. Hope to see you soon!

  9. erica says:

    Yes, we’re all such interesting, unique individuals! Thank you for the kind words. xoxo

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