Monthly Archives: February 2016

I hope you are resting in heaven

I wrote this email to a woman who posted her story about her journey with breast cancer. It was particularly tragic, because they had first found a lump when she was 35, but the mammogram and ultrasound came back saying … Continue reading

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It’s my heart

I just realized, a lot of the symptoms I’m feeling are consistent with the infection hitting my heart.

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I bought Noah a college biology textbook…

I bought Noah a college biology textbook…Bio 101. On Friday, I brought Noah with me when I saw Dr. Pitchon, and I was absolutely *blown away* by the questions Noah was asking the doctor…and even more amazing, the way he … Continue reading

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David is allergic to Band-Aids

David is allergic to bandaids (or at least this brand), so we had to go to paper tape and gauze, which is better anyway 🙂 (David had a mole removed on the side of his neck, and it’s healing up … Continue reading

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A good lug

I just coughed up a good lug, and it’s definitely yellow-y. (I’m about 2 hours late starting the Vanco tonight, cuz I didn’t bring my pump with me to the hospital when I did my Vanco trough…just starting it now.) … Continue reading

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Pathways in the Immune System

There are so many pathways in the immune system to alert the body of an infection…I wonder which is the one screwed up in me. http://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2014-05-immune-cells-outsmart-bacterial-infection.html

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No form on my bowels at all

I just had a poo that was almost just pure liquid…I had another one a few hours earlier, that was also very loose (but not as bad), but it smelled like someone had died. Even Noah said he had never … Continue reading

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Article: very bad period pain…

This is me, but it’s always been that way since I started getting my periods. (To give you an idea of how bad it is, when I had appendicitis, at first I thought I was just having my period — … Continue reading

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Our immune system — so much unknown

This is a comment I just posted in a Facebook group I just joined, for patients who are on IVIG therapy. It turns out a few of us were posting how we’ve gained weight since starting regular IVIG treatment. Then … Continue reading

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David at dermatologist

Checking out his mole 🙂

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