back at the gauge

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by scoobyloven, Dec 6, 2003.

  1. scoobyloven

    scoobyloven Member

    well guys i am back after a leave i had to take some time off for my son. we had to take him out of state for pre surgery testing and while we where gone he had a b-day and got alot of good gifts from dr's and other pepole a local hobby shop gave my son a box of train stuff in o scale i put it together around his room and he loves it the dr's hated it looking down at their feet everytime they came into the room for they didn't hit it. the morning we came home the hospital set up a small trip for us me and my son where able to go and drive a set of gp 38-2 's in the local yard that brought back some good times an they gave him a jacket from the compeny and made him a conductor (for the ones who would like to know it was norfolk and southern). well guys time to get to work on my layout after i get up to date on here..
  2. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    Good to hear from you

    Welcome back Scoobyloven.
    Is all well with the little fellow??
  3. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Hiya Scooby old friend, who's the little one doing.?
    I am sure everyone at the gauge would like to know.
    Glad also that you can make some time for the railroad.
  4. Arlaghan

    Arlaghan Member

    Wow, N&S sounds like a hospitable group! Glad he enjoyed his trip and hope he's doing well.
  5. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Welcome back, hope everything is going well with your son! :)
  6. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    Welcome back Scoob!!! Sounds like you made the best of things and made it a fun time for the boy. Best wishes to all of you.
  7. farmer ron

    farmer ron Member

    Very glad to see you back,,, like others how did the tests go??
    Keep us here at the family informed.. Ron..
  8. RailRon

    RailRon Active Member

    Hi Scooby,
    hope the test showed good results. And I think it's great that your son even got some fun out of the situation. All the best for him!
    Keep us informed about him, willya?

  9. scoobyloven

    scoobyloven Member

    well guys the test went good . and he is doing very good i took him out yesterday with me while i was getting some fine tuneing on my bowling game we had him up on the lane to bowl a game in his wheelchair and he bowled a 122 with help pushing the ball down the ramp. we are going back out to philly the frist week of jan to meet with the surgery dr's we know it is no cure for what he has but it is hope. as for what he has it is called "canavan's diesease" and we are taking alot of pics i must have around 200-300 of just him and still hiting a wall when it comes to do a foundraiser for him but on another note i was contacted bye another family that had a good web site for canavan's and some hacker got on their and done some very bad things. but all is good and he is doing very well waiting for the snow to go sleding
  10. interurban

    interurban Active Member


    Hi Scoobyloven, We thank you for the update, and would really like to see a picture of your son, If that is O K with you and of course the lad.
    As we Hold your family up in Prayer, it is good to see him in our thoughts.

    So glad the test are promissing my friend.
    Our thoughts and Love and Prayers go out to you.
  11. scoobyloven

    scoobyloven Member

    here is a pic of me and my son the morning of his b-day

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  12. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    Thanks Scoobyloven
    And a very handsome Fellow he is.
    Hope he enjoys the snow soon.
  13. jawatkins

    jawatkins Member

    Glad you're back. Hope all is better for your little guy. He's absolutely adorable.:thumb:
  14. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

    Too cute!! That's a great pic! :) glad to hear that there's still hope. Best wishes for all of you!!! :) :)
  15. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

    Welcome back scooby. How's the little fellow doing. He sure looks sleepy.:confused: :wave: :thumb:
  16. Peirce

    Peirce Member

    Welcome both you and your son back on board. He is a beartiful youngster. It is gratifying to hear the hospital and NS have gone out of their way for him. These extra happy moments can be as good a therapy the medications. As long as he has good things like that to look forward to, he'll have the will to fight the disease.

    Good luck and God bless both of you.

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