on 7/5/13 2:15 am - Moose Factory, Canada
After 18 months of waiting.. today the time is finally here to head out for Jen's surgery on July 9th. I have been joking that if I live through this ...she will be fine..but there is more truth to it than joke!!! Today we catch a land taxi to the river, then water taxi across to the other river bank, drag our stuff up the bank, take a land taxi to the train station in Moosonee, have a 5 hour train ride, stay in Cochrane overnight, drive to Timmins tomorrow, kill some time there & stay there overnight, catch a plane Sunday to TO, go to our hotel & kill some more time till Tues morn at 6:30 am when Jen has to be at the hospital!!!! Then next Sunday repeat the whole process again but with my kid (she's 39 lol!) after surgery...yikes!! Who says life isn't an adventure??
This is good practice cause in October I get to repeat each step away but for myself that time. Thank you to all the participants in this forum..over and over again my questions have been answered before I even got a chance to ask them. Good sound wisdom here has repeatedly encouraged us in this journey...thanks again all!!!
on 7/5/13 2:51 am
Referral to Ottawa: Jan/11 Info Session: May/11 Nurse: Feb/12 Dietician/Behavourist/Abdominal Scan: Apr/12 Pre-op Education Class: Feb. 6/13 Meet Surgeon Feb.15/13 Surgery with Dr. Raiche March 12/13!!
The race isn't given to the swift nor the strong, but it's given to the ones who endure it to the end...
on 7/5/13 5:29 am - Collingwood, ON, Canada
on 7/5/13 5:38 pm
I'm from Ottawa but lived in Moosonee for 3 months while doing the Katimaik program years ago...quite the journey ahead of you! Best of luck and safe travels.