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About hopeforanswers

Some kind of rare immune deficiency, yet to be determined. A lifetime of infections without an elevated white cell blood or fever. Very grateful to be alive, very thankful for the friends who’ve supported me and for access to literally millions of dollars worth of medical care. I’m not the bubble child, I’m somewhere in between.

Me practicing getting suited up to go to the lab this week…

That’s the one thing about those of us with chronic health problems, there’s only so long we can go before we have to step back into a health care facility again… I knew this day would come, so in addition … Continue reading

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Strange bruises with the severe pain in my left hand

Download Attachment Available until Jun 10, 2020 Yesterday the joints in my hand were hurting really badly, but today you can actually see physical bruises where the joints hurt really bad. My joints hurt all over my body, especially in … Continue reading

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Our Fast Food Culture clashing up against Patience — there is nothing we can do but wait

They can’t rush the vaccine. I’m sure they want to, the world holds its breath eagerly for daily updates, but as the news cycle rehashes the same information with updated numerals, the outcome is still the same: We must wait. … Continue reading

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CDC Director Warns Americans Of Potential Second Wave Of Coronavirus This Winter

https://www.yahoo.com/huffpost/cdc-director-warns-americans-potential-second-wave-coronavirus-winter-233110839.html

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How Noah came up with the idea to do a study about the complement system and MS looking lesions —

I think I’ve mentioned this before, but it’s always **bugged** Noah tremendously when I tell people I have MS. I explained to Noah why I do it, because it simplifies that I have a very serious medical disorder, saying ‘I … Continue reading

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Thousands converge to protest Michigan governor’s stay-home order in ‘Operation Gridlock’

This scares me…not just because they’re putting the health of so many people at risk, but it’s blatant disregard for the people who actually know what they’re talking about — the doctors and scientists. This is exactly why Trump might … Continue reading

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What’s more remarkable about the current Covid-19 pandemic is that it hasn’t happened sooner

I’ve been reading about the Black Death, thinking about other major pandemics throughout history, and it’s really remarkable that it’s been 100 years since we had the last international pandemic. It might actually be a record in human history, that … Continue reading

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