Tamiko Toland is a writer and researcher on retirement income living in Ithaca, NY. She and her husband, Ian Hayward, have two boys, Colin and Aidan. Since Colin’s diagnosis with a brain tumor in June of 2009, Tamiko has blogged about Colin and her family. He was treated at St. Jude under SJYC07, an experimental protocol treating children under the age of three with brain tumors and is now a healthy and happy first grader.