I have come up with a crazy outfit that Wes will be wearing into his appointment to have his MRI done on Tuesday. Here’s what the outfit consists of:
*hat given to him by Nate and Steve
*onesie purchased for him by Kate on Friday at a resale she went to pretending to be me (it’s a long story)
*bib given to him by Aunt Nicole
*pants loaned to him from Aunt Jenny and family
*pacifier clip made for him by Grandma Stone
*riding in the carseat purchased by all of his fans at Jake’s old job
*monkey toy clipped to the carseat given to him by Grandma Schuldies
*Pooh bear toy clipped to the carseat given to him by Uncle John and Aunt Inez and Stacey and Doug
*carrying a blanket into the MRI room that Grandma Huff made for him
I am going with the “something borrowed, something new, something blue” idea and modifying it to this particular situation – he will be swathed in all things given to him by people he loves.
Now, here’s the thing. Wes has to go have an MRI done every 6 weeks until he’s two, and then every 8 weeks until he’s 6. So, here’s what we are requesting.
If you have a moment and are so inclined, can you each please send Wes your favorite t-shirt (or at least a 6 x 6 square of your favorite t-shirt if you want to save on postage). My mom and Heather D are going to make a t-shirt quilt out of all of these special, full-of-love shirts. Wes can then take the quilt into his MRI appointments each time. And if, as Heather predicts, we get so many shirts that we couldn’t possibly squeeze another square into his quilt, they will make multiple quilts. And then we will hang the quilts on his wall in his room or donate them to other children working on kicking cancer to the curb at the Children’s Hospital.
Please send or drop-off your shirts at The Dog Haus on Atlas Ave – the address is on our website at http://www.thedoghaus.biz.