Monthly Archives: February 2012

IV Glutathione is Good Stuff!

I started IV glutathione last night, in an effort to help some of my neurological symptoms (and maybe boost my immune system a little bit?), and lo and behold it actually did some good for me. It gave me a … Continue reading

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Strangers amaze me sometimes. Wow.

Sometimes, I’m just amazed how random strangers understand what I’m going through and dealing with, more than people who have even known me for years. I got an email from the immunology researcher at CHOP, that brings tears to my … Continue reading

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The Netherlands lab–to send or not to send?

I’m currently debating whether or not David and I should send some blood to the Netherlands to do some of their DNA tests… Hmm… Begin forwarded message: From: Teddy Date: February 21, 2012 4:10:26 PM PST To: RG Subject: Re: … Continue reading

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Our blood is on its way to CHOP!

Here We Go 🙂 Begin forwarded message: From: Teddy Date: February 21, 2012 12:24:51 PM PST To: RG Subject: Blood is in the mail 🙂 RG, I just wanted to give you the head’s up that one tube of mine, … Continue reading

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Medical To-Do List: Week of February 20, 2012

Week of February 20, 2012 * GI appointment Tues, Feb 21sf 4:30pm. Follow up about strange abdominal swelling. I’m sleeping very strangely now too. Too deeply. The bomb could go off and I wouldn’t wake up. * mail our blood … Continue reading

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Reading about strange immune deficiencies…talk about impossible!

I’m trying to read about all of these primary immune deficiency tests available at this lab in the Netherlands, to see which ones would make the most sense for my son David and I to try… Not an easy task, … Continue reading

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My son is going to be on ‘House’

Oh, one of the beautiful ironies of life… My son just booked a job as a patient on the TV show ‘House’–is that just humorously ironic? If only I got take the Dr. House written on the page and bring … Continue reading

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Manuka honey–it will help your stomach

Hey M, I just thought of something–you should take a tsp of Manuka honey (rated +12 or +16) three times a day–it will help your stomach problems. It’s expensive, but it’s a powerful healing honey. I’ve used it to cure … Continue reading

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Medical To-Do List

Week of February 13, 2012 * finalize details about shipping blood to CHOP * figure out status of receiving David’s Correlagen blood kit (NEMO test) * meet with insurance guy 10:30am * GI appointment Feb 14th 4:30pm, Gyn appt Feb … Continue reading

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Financial Limitations of Being Ill: The silent deaths of millions

You don’t have to kill someone by shooting them with a gun–you can kill someone just as effectively by denying them a basic need, like food or water. And when someone is sick, denying that someone access to medical care … Continue reading

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