Monthly Archives: February 2014

Dark matter: Source of my immune deficiency?

David is watching this science show on dark matter, and I couldn’t help but see certain things in common with our immune deficiency–our immune system deficiency is something that has an impact on our immune system, but we can’t see … Continue reading

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Excessive ear wax in David?

I just saw this in David’s ear. It hasn’t been that many days since I cleaned his ears out. This amount of wax just doesn’t seem normal to me, but I don’t know.

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The financial stigma of being ill: its psychological toll

One of the things that amazes me most about Canadian society, is the remarkable difference in how people look at me in the moments right after I tell them I have a chronic illness. In the United States, I’ve countlessly … Continue reading

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Doing better on IVIG: Not much to report

As I keep doing the SubQ Ig, I’m starting to become stronger and stronger. I’m still dependent on antibiotics every day, but not nearly to the same extent that I was a few months ago. It’s definitely all steps in … Continue reading

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Birthday Gift from My Father

My father just called at 2 in the morning, and asked me if I would like my birthday gift a little early. My birthday isn’t until April. He’s not feeling well.

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Inspiring Dateline Story. Finish my Medical Book.

I just saw this inspiring Dateline story that aired last weekend, about a Canadian woman, Amanda. She recently published a book “A House in the Sky”, detailing what she went through when she was kidnapped and held for random in … Continue reading

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A *Gross* Photo. (What came out of my nose.)

This is a gross picture. But I’m realizing if I’m trying to do a better job of documenting my medical events, then I should probably get over the ‘gross factor’, since let’s face it–it’s all gross for we the normal … Continue reading

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