The end of a big day - Aria MacDonald

The end of a big day

We went back into Starship early this morning for a CT scan to see what was going on with Aria’s brain (not a CAT scan – confusing). The good news is that it was clear! The bad news is that she wouldn’t go to sleep for it so we had to put her under. It was pretty stressful.

Anyway so no answer on what exactly cause the seizure. It is quite common for kids to have seizures when they have a high temp, unfortunately that wasn’t the case for Aria. Her temp was perfectly normal the whole time :( So it is a mystery at this point. We are hoping it is just a random thing and it wont happen again.

Anyway thanks for your messages of support, they mean a great deal.

11 Responses to “The end of a big day”

  1. jen says:


    hope it doesnt happen again


  2. Allan says:

    Praying for you all.

  3. Lisa Robertson says:

    Hamish and Anita, So relieved to hear the CT was clear. I hope you get a whole heap of rest over the next few days, although i know it is hard to really rest easy when you are worried about your kids, and hope Aria is feeling great again soon. Keeping you all in my thoughts. Lis

  4. Natalie says:

    Oh poo I was hoping that it may have been the cause :( I hope it never happens again, and it was just a freak incident!
    Love to you all xoxo

  5. Dawn says:

    oh you poor tykes, it doesn’t just rain, it definately does pour. I can’t even begin to imagine how you feel or what your going through, but please know as always our thoughts and prayers are with you guys and little aria.

    The CT being clear is definately a good thing, lets home it’s just one of those random things that happen sometimes that we in the medical profession have no answers as to why.

    Hope things continue to improve from here on in, and you all get back home soon, and get back to concentrating on enjoying your new house and have many more hospital free months

    all our love

  6. Ali says:

    Hey guys,

    So glad to hear that the CT was clear – please let me know if I can help.

    Much love,
    Ali xoxo

  7. Delwyn & Bill says:

    Hi Anita and Hamish

    We are also praying for you. Hope all goes well and Aria is back to her old self in no time. Pray that God will be your strength now as he always has been.

    Delwyn & Bill

  8. Monique says:

    Oh Hun you guys are going through the wringer at the mo :( my hugest big hugs to all of you!!! You are in my thoughts!

  9. Steph vg says:

    Glad to hear that the CT was normal.
    Keeping you in our thoughts.
    Luv Steph xx

  10. nyle says:

    I am so pleased to hear the CT scan was clear. I hope that it was a one off and you dont have to go through that again. You are both in my thoughts and I truely hope that aria gets well soon and you will have time to recharge your batteries. Hugs from us down here in Nelson.

  11. Bruce says:

    Hello my little darling!!Thanks for the smiles, bubble popping and blowing kisses the other night. That was cool fun. Love you lots and lots praying for you and lil brother and mum and dad every day and night with your nutty cousins Tivo and V. Have a good sleep while Gods angels watch over you and your family
    See you soon xoxoxoxoxo
    Uncle Bruce and Aunty Megan

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