The day our lives changed.

Four years today, we found that horrible tumour in Samuel leg. D-day as other oncology parents refer to it. Sam’s osteosarcoma was not diagnosed for another week or so, they had to run all those horrible tests first. But this was the day that our lives changed forever. An xray at the Gold coast hospital showed up, not the broken leg, which would have healed but a huge dark shadow to cover our world. We were lucky that night, to be able to go home, shocked and dazed, but together, to slowly pack for our trip to the RCH Brisbane the next day. Most stories I here from other families are more the emergency helicopter trip to the hospital or the waking in the middle of the night to be taken to the hospital, ripped from their lives with nothing but the clothes on their backs. We were able to plan a little, for the trip that would change our lives, we had time to pack for the unknown and most important we were able to bring puppy πŸ’•

  

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