I have been into your site several times since I first found it, and I continue to be amazed at how brave you are. My prayers are with you little fella. My husband Ron and I are members of Lions International. Ron is the fund raising chairman for Lions Cord Blood Foundation and he is also on the fundraising committee at the Bone Marrow Donor Institute Cord Blood Bank in Melbourne. We are both very interested in this programme and are happy to know that so far everything seems to be going OK after your transplant. We wish you and your family a Bright and Blessed Christmas and a Successful and Healthy New Millennium. Regards from Sue and Ron Hird.
Dear Matthew, Wishing you and your family a very happy Christmas and a great year 2000!
Love from Lina, Ian and Michael
I really enjoyed looking through your website and reading about your experiences. You are a brave little boy with lots of courage and determination. You will be in my prayers and I hope you make a full recovery.
You certainly are a strong and courageous
little boy. You are an inspiration to
people of all ages who have to undergo
countless hours of treatments and tests.
I'd like to wish you and your entire family
a wonderful holiday season. Keep smiling,
little guy. You're in my heart.
Hi there Matthew,nice to see you and dad!Hope all is well,we are all having fun in the old big red car!Get well soon!Anthony Wiggle
Hey Spunky Monkey, I haven't seen you in ages. I heard that you came to see me the other day but just couldn't wait that long. Anyway I'll be seeing both you and Kayla on Sunday okilydokily. Lots of love and kisses and cuddles...JOxxxxxxxxxx
Hi Matthew, We are akk really pleased with your great results. This should be a wonderful Christmas! We'll all be thinking of you when we're in Denver. Hugs for you and Kayla and mum and dad!
Dear Matthew, My mum has the same disease as you so we have some understanding of what you and your family are going through. We also get very excited about white cell counts and bone marrow results! I hope you and your family have a fantastic Xmas!
I haven't seen you for so long, which only means good news. Hang in there and keep those counts up. Love you Matthew.
Thankyou for your website Matthew! I have the same birthday as you but a year later(6/7/97), and I like all of your favourite things!! And guess what? my Mummy has the same birthday as your Mummy!! We loved looking through your photos, and are glad your tube is out. We will be thinking of you, and hoping you have a great Christmas.
Great to see you again and to hear that you've got your NG tube out!! Keep on Wigglin'!!!!
Lots of Love,
We loved your pictures with the Fame cast. Did you enjoy the show?
It must be quite hot if Kayla and Dad swam. Hope those bugs get cleared up soon so you can go into the pool too.We had a big Christmas party for kids at work on Sun 750 people, to also celebrate 25yrs of being incorporated. I ran an obstacle course.
Where is Christmas this year. Let me know when that is decided. Love to Kayla , Mum and dad.
There used to be an expression in One Commando that went: "When you think you are exhausted (expletive deleted), you are only exhausted for the first time". Hang in there Matthew!
Hey from your Wilson Cousins In Melbourne!!!
Ben, Grace, Sam, and Miriam.
I was searching the net for bear in the big blue house gifts for my son. My search engine brought me here. Good Luck with everything. Matthew is such a cutie!!!
Kayla - we hope your ears are alright and this makes them better.
We just celebrated American Thanksgiving - this year we all have alot to be thankful for.
All our best,
J & K
Hello Matthew and Kayla,
Hope the ears are feeling a little better Kayla. My big girl, had her tonsils out this year, it hurt quite a bit but she got better quickly, by eating lots of icecream,
and now her throat never ever gets sore! I have a boy who is almost
exactly the same age as you Matthew, his 3rd birthday was on the 5th August
1999. He loves Playschool, diggers, dump trucks, and rubbish trucks, pirates and cowboys.
He likes to play with tools and Duplo, and loves Woody the cowboy, and Buzz lightyear from the Toy story movie.
Matthew, I think you look like a really special little boy, and you have a beautiful smile! Just like your pretty sister's. I'm really glad that I found your photo album, I will have a look every day, to see if your mummy and Daddy have taken any more of these great photos!
Keep smiling Matthew, hope you are feeling better soon Kayla
Love Rachel :-)
WHAH WHO! MATTHEW,
We are so excited about where the new cells are coming from
And ,yes, we sure do know what happened to your helium ballon!
It has gone to join it's friend from your 3rd Birthday party in July.
Yuor farm visit sounds fun. Do't you love being in the country? I've become a real country bumpkin.
Love to kayla, Mum,Dad, Robbie and Pop
Hang in there kid and never give up hope!
All the best and hope you beat it
Hi Matthews my thoughts are with you all the way
Glad to see you have a smile on your face Matthew , just keep it there and always thing possitive
Way to go big guy
Hi Mathew! You are the bravest little man I have ever come across. In all of the years I have been in the Army I have never seen anyone as strong or brave. Your webpage brought many smiles to my face. I hope it does the same for you. Please keep the pictures coming as I'll be coming back often to see what you have been up to. You will be in my thoughts and prayers every day. Be well, but even more important.. be HAPPY!
Kevin Pascal & family
My little sister (now 27!) had a big bird that she slept with every night too! In fact, I think she still does. :)
You are a very strong, smart and brave young man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ridley (my daughter..almost 1 year) loves Bear too.
Keep smiling Matthew!!
Hi Matthew!! I am Seth's mom:) Seth is almost one year old and he too LOVES bear off Bear in the Big Blue House - makes him and me laugh too!! My husband and I donate blood and are on the marrow donor list - I wish we could do more to help you but it sounds like you are quite the fighter!! Stay strong and you are in our thoughts and prayers!
Lori and Seth:)
You are a brave little man, hope
everything works out for you and Im
sure with all the love from your family
you will beat it.Goodluck and take care!
My name is Brittany and I have just
turned 4! Mummy and I were searching
for hi-5 pictures when we came across
your website! Its a great page!
We send you all our love Matthew!!!
Hi Matthew, Our daughter Kimberley had cancer of the liver and went through some of the same things as you. She is now 8 and a beautiful healthy girl. We were sure that a happy, positive family helped to make her better. I am sure it is doing the same for you. Keep smiling. Its the best medicine.
This is a wonderful way for you to keep in touch with the whole world. It's a lovely website. Your photos are terrific. I hope all your dreams come true - you are a very brave boy. Keep smiling!
Hope you are feeling better soon. I really enjoyed reading your daily reports and looking at your lovely photographs.
Lots of Luck with your treatment
All the best for the future,
Hi Matthew,Maria Yoo one of your nurses told me all about you and how lovely you are so i thought i would call in to say hello and wish you Good Luck Matthew
Hi Matthew, I was just passing through again to see how you are and I'm so pleased you are home and looking like having so much fun. That's a great Jack O' Lantern you had there. Hope you had lots of treats and no tricks! Lots of love to you, big hug.XXX
Hi Matthew, Kayla, Sue and Anthony,
it is great to be able to keep up to date with how things are going via your fantastic web site.
Glad to see you have been doing some fun things Matthew! Thinking of you all.
Okay Matthew - you need to ask your Mummy something for me - is she still afraid of trick or treating?
When we were a little older than you and Kayla, we dressed up and went trick or treating at our Grandma's house. Your Mum was not too happy but her cool cousins from Canada
introduced Halloween to your Mum and aunt Robbie.
This is too great! Halloween is now in Australia and my cousin is participating - heehee - i am enjoying this one.
(all in good fun of course!)
J & K
Hi Mathew just happened to stumble onto your web site I think you are a very special young man, and you have a wonderful loving family. I have an 18 month old little girl called Holly when she was born I donated my cord blood but you have inspired me to do more. Please keep us all posted on your progress an keep that beautiful smile happening as much as you can. Love and prayers to you and your family.
Lisa, Brendon and Holly Kirsopp xxx
It's good news that you've been able to spend so much time at home. Guess what? I donated blood today for the first time, and signed up as a bone marrow donor. And I finally did this after being inspired by your homepage and story. So really, you helped somebody today.
Have fun with Big Bird and Kayla and your play house,
Finally got to go home at long last.
Hope you had a great nights sleep in you own bed. I bet you enjoyed those chicken nuggets before you left the hospital too.
Love Aunty Cheryl and family xxxxx
Good news Matthew! Isn't it great to be home and sleep in your own bed, and to play with your toys, and with Kayla in the cubby house. I'm sure mum and dad are happy to all be at home too. Much love, Stan
Wow! Discharge day..just love the
KEEP ME POSTED ON HOW YOU ARE DOING. i HAVE A FRIEND WITH MANY OF THE SAME PROBLEMS.
Double, triple YAHOOO! ! you get to sleep in your own bed- what a great feeling! here's to all of you!
HI, I HAVE JUST READ YOUR WEBSITE AND I THOUGHT I COULD SAY HI AND I HOPE YOUR BETTER.
It is so great to see that you are feeling a lot
better and you can have a gate pass to go home.
We are glad you are eating a little bit and are
Love Hayden, Jordan, Charlotte
Carolyn & Adam
G'day Matthew. Just keeping up to date, as we don't see mum and dad much. Keep them whit cells going up. Good to hear your going well and gtting leave passes. Best Wishes, the Wiltshires'.
Matthew... I found your site by complete accident (looking for kids birthday cakes of all things!). You are such a brave boy, I bet your family is so proud of you. Keep fighting. Justine
Hurrah , to be home on gate passes. Keep walking as much as you can so your legs get strong again
We are home after a great time with Did and Bill I bet they told you all about it this weekend. thinking of you all always
Dear Matthew, Gidday how are you?
You finally got to go home for a while that was so good to hear. It sounds as though you had a great time wandering around and exploring.
Hope the coming week is good for you, take care and say hello to Kayla and Mummy and Daddy
Love Aunty Chez and family xxxxxxxx
CONGRATULATIONS on making it home for a while! What excellent news!!! I´m getting home this week too and I´m looking forward to seeing you. Take care and say to your family!!!
Lots of Love,
It was great to "find" your web site Matthew, I was actually looking for some thing else. I'd like to say a big Hello to your family from mine. Me (Helen) Mike (my hubby) David (3and 1/2) and Connor (6 months)Take care and God Loves You!!
YEAHHHH!! Matthew - you got to go home - that is wonderful! we hope you had fun with everyone together and with your toys.
That is just great.
YAY HIP HIP Hooray!! Wonderful news about your white cells. JO has been a bit sick for a few days Matthew so I'll see you when I'm all better. Love you and missing you, JO
Keep on improving. Good work Matthew. Best Wishes from Chloe's family.
Dear Matthew, It is great to hear that you are improving day by day and it is really good news that you are eating again. Sarah is a friend of Kayla's and both Sarah and her little brother Matthew are looking forward to the day that you can also come over to play. Matthew has lots of cars and a BIG box of Dinosaurs that he would love to share with you. You are a very brave boy and we are looking forward to hearing of your continued improvement over the coming weeks. All of our love and very best wishes to you and your wonderful family.
Great web site!
Hope you get well soon.
I´m really glad to hear that the pain has been settling down and that you´ve been eating a bit. Looking forward to seeing you soon!!!! Take care!!
Lots of Love,
I spoke to Elmo on the phone and he told me he came to visit you.
He told me to give you a BIG ELMO hello!
Hi Matthew! We had a nice chat with your Dad yesterday. He told us you were eating popcorn for breakfast!! good for you!
We hope you continue to feel better bit by bit. Say hi to everyone for us.
love, J & K
You are very courages.Keep on smiling
I found your site while looking for info on my sudden bruises and you've certainly helped put them into perspective!
I'm a Pooh fan too and have visited the real Poohsticks bridge and enchanted places. Roo's sandy pit is full of water but very sandy indeed! If you would like me to tell you about it please do e-mail me and I'll send you the story.
I wish you all the love in the world, and do keep a smile on that handsome face!
Dear Matthew, just got home from Sydney and was just checking out your website, glad to see that you are not in as much pain at the moment. Keep your spirits up and be positive. Say hi to Mum, Dad and Kayla.
Thinking of you always, all our love
Aunty Chez and family xxxxxx
Hi Matthew & family
Wishing you all the best. Keep fighting & be positive. The website is fantastic!
My son has recently been diagnosed with ALL so we're just starting on the long road ahead.
Good luck matey, we're thinking of you.
Deb & Ben Davie
Hi Matthew, Heard about your great efforts from friends - Loyce & Robert. They were right! Your web sight does look great. Love your all your favourite things - they are all happy.
Hi, just a short note to say we visit your website to check in on you a lot and thought its about time we left a message. We think you are a very brave boy and we are pulling for you. Great to see the white cells kicking in and we will keep you in our thoughts.
Hope Matthew gets better soon, and gets over all his troubles.
I am very impressed with your website - the colours and shapes are great as well as all the information.
I work with Loyce Cox-Paton - I think that her husband works with your father. Loyce is mad about cats, but I like dogs better - you can tell when they're happy because they can wag their tails. Hope you get better soon.
Hi Matthew - I just sent you an e-mail and thought I might add our names to your guest book.
With love and thoughts
Loyce and Robert xx
We are in Ibiza right now and thinking of you with all those many lines and feeling miserable. We hope the white cells are still coming up and you are able to feel better very soon
lots of love
Did & Bill & Stan & Nerida
Atta boy Matthew! It's a joy to see you come around.
Hi Matthew! We are thinking of you all the time. we hope you start feeling better soon.
say hi to Kayla and your Mum and Dad for us.
Love, J & K
Good Morning Matthew! Just to let you know you'll be in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you stnick
Hi MATTHEW, We were pleased to see that you are talking to mum and dad and Kayla. Hope you are soon eating all of your favourite food! We will be meeting up with Did and Bill tomorrow night. We will all be thinking of all of you. Much love, Stan and Nerida
Keep your spirits up matey!!! Remember that every day is one day closer to feeling better!!! Love to Mum, Dad and Kayla too!!
Lots of Love,
Hope you are feeling a little better today, and that you are not in quite as much pain. You really are a very
courageous young man. Please give our love to Kayla, Mum and Dad.
Just spoke to Aunty Doris, who also sends you her love.
Keep smiling and hang in there.
Love Aunty Chez
I have just finished reading your web page including your diary. I came across this when I was researching Leukaemia for a project I am doing at university. I am a mature age (48) 3rd year nursing student. I am also an active member of the Lion's club and as such take an active interest in the Cord Blood Bank here in Melbourne. Lion's have taken Cord Blood on as a project and are endeavouring to raise some much needed funds for this oh so worthy cause. I wish you all the very best and sincerely hope and pray that this transplant works and that this story becomes one of triumph. Keep up the good work on the diary as I am sure it is and will be a source of inspiration to so many others. God Bless you all.
Good luck for your future and I hope all goes well. Wishing for you. Mel
Hi Matthew-I am the student that kept coming to bother your Mum and Dad! so you probably don't remember me. I just wanted you all to know that I am thinking of you and Matthew, I hope you are feeling better soon. You are an incredible family. All the best, Krishna.
hope those counts start coming up soon to make you feel a bit better. When Cathy comes in tell her you want to paint a picture for me Love to you all
I haven't seen you for four days and just wanted to see your very cute smile so checked in here to say hello. I wonder if you're up late tonight watching Wiggles? I hope Big bird is awake with you. I hope we can have another weetbix-eating competition soon. See you in the morning.
Lots love Judyxxx
Matthew, hope you are feeling a little better today. Have been keeping up to date via your website. Keep smiling. We are all thinking of you.
Love Aunty Chez
Matthew I really hope you are doing well and I will do my best to help you on the days I look after you. Keep smilling and fighting.
Wishing you all the best Matthew, I really admire you're courage
Just want to say Hullo and hope you feel better tomorrow
than today and better the next day than tomorrow. Love to Mum, Dad and Kayla
I was very very impressed when I stumbled on this website. My first thought was "what a (little)man"
keep up the good work. I love your attitude & courage. I'll keep posted.
hello matthew hope is all going well with
the transplant and lets hope you can eat soon
so you can start enjoying KFC again.hope to see you at home soon
love the Dunn kids.
You go team - we are with you!
little matthew, we wish a very successful
transplant; you look great in the latest
Matthew, you little fighter! Next time
I look will be after the transplant. Watching
for relief, and a return to the gravy train.
This is the last time that I'll be online before you have your transplant so GOOD LUCK!!!!! I will be thinking about you!!! Make sure you keep mum and dad busy running backwards and forwards from KFC. Matthew the Gravy King!!!!
Take care buddy,
Lots of Love,
G'day little fella. I'm a nurse, and I am currently working on nightduty and it is 3am. I am looking after a little boy who has a similar illness to you. He too is brave and must have special qualities. I wish you all the best in everything that you will conqeur. Good Luck , Bye
Dear Matthew, best wishes for your transplant. Love Marie.
Hey little guy with the cutest smirk! Hang in there, KFC will
be looking out for you. As are so many others.
Love and prayers to you, Kayla, mum, dad, pop, and daddie's folks.
Dear Matthew. We hope you are soon able to eat lots of good food! We are thinking of you and Kayla and mum and dad. May your treatments go well. Hugs and kisses, Stan and Nerida
We are thinking of you. hope you continue to gain weight.
Gravy on toast sounds like an interesting combo - glad it is working!!!
do you have any other favourite foods you feel like eating yet?
all our best, J & K
Hey beautiful boy!!! I'm so glad to hear that all the nasty cells are staying in remission. I'm thinking of you often and looking forward to seeing you in October. You rea always in my prayers. Lots and lots of Love,
PS Big hugs for mum and dad and Kayla too!!!
To dearest Mathew.
I start school next year. I go to koala kindy at the momement, which is just down the road from my house. At my kindy we paint pictures and draw a lot.
I will get my mum & dad to send one of my pictures to you very soon.
Take care, and I like wiggles too.
My mummy & daddy are with me and a
Hi Matthew, you are in our prayers and it's good to see you doing well. Keep up the good work. Lotsa luv Jaz, Emanuel and Peter....hope to see u very soon.
Hope you are feeling better now. It was probably all those Freddos that did it. Maybe you will have to save them for me ! What do you think?
Keep your counts up and give Mummy, Daddy and Kayla a hug from me
YAHOOO - great, great, great news - we just checked again after a long spell of being away - we are so happy for you. Keep it up
Love J & K
With all the love and luck in the world, i hope you recover.
YAY!!!!!!!!Well done little fighter....I knew you could do it. Missing you lots, and I look foward to seeing you soon. Lots of hugs and kisses JOxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Yahooo! great news for starters, Keep it up and let me know what to do next if i am needed for a match let us all celebrate. love me
Yeah, REMISSION is a good thing. Keep it up.
Yeah, REMISSION is a good thing. Keep it up.
keep the blood counts up and We hope Mickey stays Down!
Good Luck for Thurs. and let us know the results.
Hi guys! Great news about your discharge!I'm not back in work until Wednesday, but I'm looking foward to some good results! I'm praying for you guys heaps. Anyway, missing you lots Matthew, lots of kisses and cuddles JOxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Hi Matthew, I enjoyed visiting your web page and seeing your photos. You have such a great smile. I also enjoyed see your sister, Kayla and your mum and dad.You have been through some rough times but you have kept you're lovely smile through them all. Keep it up. We are thinking of you all and keep you in our prays. Love from us all, Isabel, Richard, James, William, Charlotte.
Newly returned from Cape Cod (& the JFK Jr journalist influx), so July's diary has just been read. You're a tough little guy Matthew.
One of your many admirers, Marion
Dear Matthew, We wish you all the best. You are the bravest little boy.
lots of love Lina, Ian and Michael
WOW - that is a big Mickey- he'll probably scare some birds too!! That's funny that he flew away.
it is good you can get gate passes to go home most days. is it still cold there?
it's hot here.
J & K
Happy Birthday for last week!!! It sounds like you had an excellent day. You keep on being brave and strong. Send lots of love to mummy and daddy and Kayla for me. Lots and Lots of Love,
Just a quick note to say I had a great
time at your party and loved the treasure
hunt and playing in your cubby house.
Hope everything is going well this week
We are thinking of you.
Love Hayden, Jordan and Charlotte.
and Carolyn & Adam.
Happy Birthday Matthew!!!
I am your Dad's friend and just like to tell you
that you are a strong little fellow I 've ever known.
Keep it up !
I'm right here, thinking of all of you.
Keep up the fight Matthew.
Hi all - we are with you
J & K
You hang in there. Keep up the good fight. We are all hoping for you.
I work with your Aunt, Diddy AKA Kathryn Adams.
I was in her office when your mum phoned to say that your terrific present had arrived.
Sounds like it really started the day off well. What a lucky boy!
Thanks for making it possible for me to share your happiness.
Regards and best wishes to Micky M.
Happy Birthday to you, Happy birthday to you, Happy birthday to Matthew, Happy Birthday to you!!!!!! Hope you have a wonderful day. Lots and lots of happy birthday cuddles and kisses from JOxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
It's great to hear that things are going so well for you!!! I hope you've got rid of that nasty tummy bug. If not I'll have to send one of the trolls over her in Norway to scare it away!! Do you know what a troll is? They're funny looking people with lots of messy hair and very big noses!!!
Say hi to Kayla and Mummy and Daddy for me. I can't wait to see you when I get home! you llok like you've grown!! Take care,
Lots of Love,
Just checking in to say Hi! Hope you are not sick to your tummy anymore.
We are well and thinking about you as always!
Jenn and Kent
Your dad knows my brother Mark Shannon who works for Hughes in California. Mark told me about your website. I really enjoyed reading and looking through your life story.
Our (Mark and I) dad just had a stroke and is in the hospital. Mark is now thinking about creating a website to follow his recovery process.
I am leaving today from Arizonia to fly to Adelaide (through Sydney). I will be in Australia for two weeks. This will be my second trip - both for work. I work for Caterpillar and will be visiting with the Australian Department of Defense (ADF). Your dad may of heard about the DIDS (Defense Integrated Distribution System) request by the ADF.
I need to go now. Take care.
This is a very interseting, but sad site. I wish you and your family all the luck and best wishes for the future. I will think of you.
We had everyone at home in the big city this weekend!
Jenn is still here and didn't bring us any TImTams! Can you believe it!
We hope you are all well. Glad that you are bouncing around- are you like Tigger?
Please thank Kayla for the picture and note from all of you.
See you soon (maybe for your birthday!)
I found your website by accident. I read through almost the whole thing and was touched by your story.....throughout your entire ordeal, your family and you have smiles on your face. What a great attitude. I now want to keep up with your progress and will visit your website again and again. I will pray for your health and also for you family.
Thank you for the yummy Tim Tams and Violet Crumbles! We are so excited to have received them! WE hope you have a good weekend. All our best.
We will eat a few for you and I guess we should have a couple each for the rest of your family too - what a chore!!!
Hang in there mate - I've got 4 children who each hope you do well.
I'm a friend of Diddy and Bill and visit your site from time to time to see how you are progressing. I send you best wishes and hope that you soon are feeling much better.
Greetings for Mother's Day to Susan, Anthony,
Kayla and Matthew. It's good to read the news. We hope for continued progress.
Michael has been my helper into the wonderful world of email! Nerida is out at the moment, and I am sure she will be sending you a message as soon as is available.
Much love, Stan
Hey Matt its Jo ! Sorry I missed you in transplant little man but I'm so so happy to see how well your doing. You are an awesome kid!!!!!!!!
Lots of kisses and hugs.......JOxxxxx
You are inspirational!!!. I am teacher at a high schoool in Canberra. I am currently raising money for the cards for kids with cancer. I am putting an article in our school newsletter and your information has helped me immensely. Could I ask one favour of you? Can I place your pictue in the article? It would be an hounour if I could. Thank you Megan.
Hooray!!!! I can't believe you got out of hospital so quickly!!! I have been thinking about you often and I am so pleased to read that you have recovered so fast. Speedy Gonzales!!! I am now in Canada and it is snowing outside. Very cold!!!
Say hi to Mum and Dad and Kayla and enjoy being at home again!!!
Lots and lots of Love,
Congrats on going home! We are so happy to hear that and hope that your counts continue to rise.
Have fun with everyone at home.
I commend both Matthew and his family
for enduring the challenges of the last
few months. You all have the support
of my family. A big hug to all!
YEAH!!!!! There is no place like home. Keep it up.
Thinking of you and hoping you're feeling well and making positive progress
We are thinking of you as always - hang in there.
Yeah your counts are going up! let's keep counting!
what is your favourite instrument to play?
Hello Matthew and family
We say lots of prayers for you and we are
always thinking of you, Kaila came to the park last week and when you are well we hope you will come too and pay us a visit.
with lots of love
chris george farrah lucette & anna
Hi Mathew. I am a good friend of your Dad from work. I have been following your progress. You are a brave little man. I hope you get better soon.
Your story really touched me. I wish you the best of luck in the future!
I've been following your web page for some time now, and it's wonderful to know that you are over the worst of your treatment.
You have been a very brave little man and everyone is proud of you.
I hope that you feel better with every passing day - get Dad to bring you to work with him sometime in the future.
Very interesting reading and very familiar. My daughter was diagnosed with AML on the 28th of Nov 1997. She underwent very similar treatment. She has since had her bone marrow(may 98) and has come through very well. Thank God. She is now 2 and a half years old and is looking very healthy. Today we went to the Royal Brisbane Hospital for her regular check up. We are going back every two months at this stage. Her doctor is extremely pleased with her progress and so are we.
There is light at the end of a very dark tunnel even though it doesn't seem like it some times.
HI MATTHEW, I LIKE YOUR COOL HAIR STYLE-YOUR PHOTOS ARE GREAT. I WORK WITH YOUR DADDY AT OPTUS AND HE TELLS ME WHAT A LUCKY DAD HE IS TO HAVE MATTHEW AND KAYLA.
JUST A SHORT NOTE TO SAY 'HELLO' AND THAT WE ARE THINKING OF YOU AND KAYLA, MUM AND DAD.
YOU PROBABLY DON'T REMEMBER ME, (I'M HAYDEN DUNN'S COUSIN)WE ALSO MET A FEW TIMES AT GYM. BEST WISHES AND WE WILL KEEP AN EYE OUT IN YOUR WEBSITE. REBECCA, SAMANTHA, STEVE & LISA THORN. XXXOOOXXXOOO
Good luck Matthew. I've been thinking of you every day.
I am glad the Easter bunny came to see you!
We are all thinking about you. All our love,
Jenn, Kent and Owen
This is Nurse Lisa writing to you from America. I am on a big holiday for 8 months so I won't be able to look after you when you have your transplant, but I will be thinking about you all the time.
Movieworld sounded like it was heaps of fun. I went to Disneyland and got to meet Mickey Mouse!!! He's the nicest mouse that I have ever met!!
Say hello to Kayla and your mum and dad and remember that my thoughts and prayers are always with you.
Lots of Love,
Matthew, I'm glad to hear you are doing well and getting about.
Did you see any bandaged bears in hospital? Hope you are feeling a bit better this week. Love to your parents. Your Mum and Robyn and I were VERY important at Bill and Kathy's wedding. All the best to a plucky team.
Hi! Matthew, you don't know me, but I hear a lot about you from your dad.
This website is good.
Tell Dad or Mum that I have seen a typo in the
Favourite Things page!
It is near the Bananas in Pyjamas, but don't tell
them! Let them search for it!
We are thinking of you these days - hope all goes well.
Lots of love,
Jenn and Kent
Dear Matthew, Kayla,Sue, Anthony, Belos SR and Pop,
Through the coming procedure your vigil circle will be wide. I too will be watching and hoping for you a lot
Dear Matthew,Kayla,Sue & Anthony. All the best for thursday 18th March. We will be
thinking of you. And maybe we will have a special annoucement to make.Lets hope so. Good
luck Love Hayden & Jordan Carolyn & Adam.
You are a brave little man Matthew. All of Australia should be proud of you.
Hi Matthew, Kayla Anthony & Sue...Just a quick hello from myself, Emanuel and
Peter. I am enjoying reading up on your progress and looking at the photos. We hope to see
you all very soon...Lotsa luv from all of us.
Hi Matthew!!! Good to see your doing well. Our prayers are with you and we all wish
you a speedy recovery. Wish this correspondence could have been in person. God Bless and
talk to you soon.
Thanks for sharing your pictures and your diary with all of us. We love to keep
coming back to see how you're doing. God bless you and your family.
Keep up that wonderful diary
We like your web page because we all like to see how you are doing. We also like to
see the pictures of you and the rest of the family. Best Wishes Owen
Hello Matthew! We love being able to keep up with what you and your family are
doing. We hope your cough goes away soon and the bone marrow harvest works out soon. I saw
Bear last weekend - he is HUGE in real life! He sang some songs and danced with his
friends. and went Sniff, Sniff - cute dude! He says Hi to you and hopes to see you soon -
he has never been on such a long trip to Australia before. Best wishes always, Jenn and
Glad you are enjoying some peace and quiet while Kayla is at pre-school.
Hang in there Matthew, our thoughts an prayers are with you.
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