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Quick, nurse! Pass the defibrillator!

If you are reading this, you are probably lost. If you are intentionally here, I can’t imagine what brought you. This blog hasn’t been updated in two and a half years. In that time, the trend of individuals moving material … Continue reading

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The Holiday Is Over

The summer holiday is over, although one could be forgiven for failing to have noticed that it had ever begun. Eloïse is back at school, but now a fully fledged eersteklasser. The transition was painless; enjoyable, even. All of the … Continue reading

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Ilias’ Saga Draws To A Close

As hoped and anticipated, Ilias was discharged from hospital today. We delayed going to the hospital to pick him and Sarah up until the afternoon, so that Eloïse and Lucas could attend a clay modelling activity at the VUmc‘s truly … Continue reading

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One Step Closer

Ilias underwent his mictie cystogram this afternoon, somewhat later than planned, because of a miscommunication somewhere between the children’s ward and the radiology department. Upon arrival in Radiology and the removal of Ilias’ nappy, the radiologist was surprised to find … Continue reading

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Temperature Normal

The good news is that Ilias is doing well. The results of the urinal culture came back yesterday and showed E. coli bacteria in his urinal tract. This was as suspected. We’re hoping he suffered just a fluke and got … Continue reading

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