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Physical therapy isn't (ouch) too bad
Mon, Jul 11, 2011, 5:20 PM
Now that the brace has finally been taken out of my life, I have started physical therapy to get me off of crutches and back on two wheels...
I can really walk!
Mon, Jun 27, 2011, 10:38 AM
I can walk! I am at CHOP for a five day round of chemo that ends late Monday. Dr. Balamuth arranged for me to start this round early (I usually...
Tue, Jun 21, 2011, 11:01 AM
Since my last blog posting, many things have happened. I have been having my math teacher, Ms. Isaksen, come over to my house to help me catch...
Keeping up with schoolwork
Thu, Jun 9, 2011, 9:33 AM
One of the things that I want to talk about today is how hard it is to keep up with schoolwork. If you know anyone who is going through a similar...
Sometimes it’s social, sometimes it’s work
Mon, Jun 6, 2011, 10:22 AM
Hello, my name is Renee Rawlins and I have the privilege of being the social worker who supports Rachel and her parents through this journey...
Mighty Onco Girl, fighting cancer
Wed, Jun 1, 2011, 10:04 AM
Dad here. From the beginning of this whole process, Rachel shared with Mari and me that she wanted to help in some way to fight pediatric cancer...
Learning how to walk the right way
Tue, May 31, 2011, 11:29 AM
I’ve been back at CHOP for round eight of chemotherapy. This is a round that takes five days in the hospital, so it can get really boring...
These crutches were made for walking
Tue, May 24, 2011, 4:10 PM
Yesterday my parents took me to CHOP to meet with Dr. Dormans for a follow-up visit. It's been three weeks now since my surgery and Dr. Dormans...