How super cool is this? - Aria MacDonald

How super cool is this?

Nothing much new to report on the Aria front.  She is a bit more settled today thankfully.  Yesterday she was having a hard time with the tube and just being unhappy about it.  We tried sitting her up in bed and in her pram but boy did she fight it!  She is strong thats for sure.  She kept throwing her weight back and eventually would slide down.  It was pretty distressing for her and us but in someways it was good to see her fight so much.  They want her sitting up more but Aria is not a fan.

We have some interesting mail today.  Nothing is more cool than getting mail from real people not bills and stuff.

Firstly we received some books from a TNN friend of mine who has a heart for Aria.  One of the books was one we used to read Aria even night during the last stay at Starship.  The book belonged to the hospital and we never got a chance to get to the shops to buy it.  I had remembered it since being here and wished we had it because it would always put her to sleep.  And now we have it along with other books we remembered from NZ.

Finally we got a letter from MOTAT.   I know- how random!  It was a letter saying that they had come across Aria’s website, I am assuming from google alerts from this post.  Anyway the letter said that they felt for us and Aria’s tough journey and they would like to offer us a free one year family pass when we return to NZ!!!!  How super cool is that???  We were so super touched that they would think of us being all the way over here.  And of course Aria will have one or two appointments at Starship when she gets back ;) so that will something fun to do after.

Anyway – still prayers needed very much.  Thank you for your love and support.

13 Responses to “How super cool is this?”

  1. Kylee Black says:

    Can I send you stuff? I am suprised you dont get a lot more mail?? I would love to take you guys on to send you stuff where you are often?! PLease let me know?! I would be honoured to do so! You guys are awesome!! MUCH LOVE!!!

  2. Anita says:

    Thanks Kylee, we get mail most days :) Heaps of postcards and some letters and parcels. Aria is part of a postcard swap too so she gets postcards lots which she likes.

  3. Kell says:

    GO MOTAT, Very nice though. Really nice to have something like that to look forward to :) Take care, keep strong, Light and love coming your way.

  4. fiona says:

    That is so cool- way to go MOTAT- that is so good to hear

  5. Sarah Leslie says:

    awsome, so cool!

  6. Samantha Sutherland says:

    That is so cool to hear Aria is being Miss Stroppy and strong minded! She has always know what she wanted and won’t be pushed around! Yee ha Aria. Great news about your mail too – It’s so cool to get suprises like that in the mail. I meant it about the t shirt though so just send your address xx

  7. Natalie and Cody says:

    yay for Motat – hugs to you

  8. Kathleen and Anita says:

    Nothing quite like opening envelopes and ripping paper off parcels! Still beats e-mail! Hope you keep getting lots.
    Love to all four (how’s Ashie these days?)

  9. mary says:

    Aria is definately on the mend if she is being strong enough not to go in her pram!!! H ope the book does the trick for sleeping, may even help very sleep deprived parents.May you get many more wonderful surprises ie MOTAT

  10. jen says:

    praying and thinking about you all as always

    bless MOTAT how cool is that :)

  11. Viv says:

    Yay for MOTAT! We lve going there – it must be even more inspiring for little people closer to the ground! Keep on keeping on – you’re all much in prayer. Awesome autumn day here in Aucks – hope things are starting to warm up nicely for you folk too.

  12. Dawn says:

    oh awesome i love motat… one thing i do miss about not living in auckland must remember to visit it next time i’m home….

  13. joyce says:

    praying for all of you

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