Archive for July, 2011

Headed Home from the Costello Syndrome Conference

Posted: 31st July 2011 by westinthomas in Uncategorized

The 7th annual Costello Family Conference is now over.  I am sad to be leaving all of my new friends.  I got to meet a 4-year-old named Thomas Stephen.  That is so funny since my Daddy is Stephen Thomas. Daddy and I went “chick scoping” as he called it at the conference.  He was taking me around looking […]

I’m at the Top of the Costello Weight Charts!!!

Posted: 29th July 2011 by westinthomas in Uncategorized

After being told by doctor after doctor here in Austin that I am “failure to thrive” and at the bottom of the weight growth charts, I finally got some good news. We got a Costello weight chart today in one of the sessions.  This chart is made up of data from several of the other […]

My First Time Swimming

Posted: 28th July 2011 by westinthomas in Uncategorized

My mommy and daddy took me swimming today at the indoor pool at the Westin O’Hare in Chicago!  Well, my mommy came along but she wouldn’t get in the water so daddy took me in.  The water was SO cold I was shivering and my lips started to turn blue.  It was so much fun though.  I […]

Today, Tuesday July 26th, I arrived at the WESTIN O’Hare for the conference on Costello Syndrome.  I love MY hotel.  Mommy and daddy hope to learn more about the genetic condition I have so they can better understand me – like why I cry all the time and why I don’t like to sleep much. So far […]


Posted: 26th July 2011 by westinthomas in Uncategorized

After we landed in Chicago, my daddy drove us to IKEA in Schaumburg, Illinois.  I got to meet my Uncle Darl and first cousins Dustin and Jodi for the first time.  I also got to see my Aunt Diane again and meet my second cousins Joey and Elena.  We had a good time touring IKEA and eating Swedish meatballs. Then we continued on to Iowa […]

Look At Me! Traveling Like A Rock Star!

Posted: 23rd July 2011 by westinthomas in Uncategorized

Today (Saturday, July 23) I took my first flight!  Well, the first flight outside of my mommy’s belly.  I went on 51 flights in there. I went from Austin to Chicago on American Airlines.  I’m going to Chicago to see family (in Iowa) and attend the 7th annual Costello Family Conference.  They have a conference every 2 years […]

What have I been up to for all these months???

Posted: 21st July 2011 by westinthomas in Uncategorized

My mommy says I have been slacking on my blog.  So, she wrote a post for me.  It isn’t nearly as good as my posts.  Anyways, here is what she says I have been up to all these months. —————————————————————————————————— Hi everyone! This is mommy (AKA Angel).  Westin has not been updating his blog so […]