Category Archives: Medical Events

‘The Nurse’s Remedy’: I have another horrible cold.

This cold isn’t quite as bad as the one I had a week after I arrived in Ottawa, but it’s still pretty bad. I have a horrible sore throat (worse sore throat I’ve had in years), which came on very … Continue reading

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David has another sinus infection

I’m losing track how many breakthrough infections he’s had this year. It’s time to start him on IVIG.

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Normal redness after SubQ infusion

This is normal redness after my SubQ infusion, and it goes away within a few hours.

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A NEMO skin spot?

As I was waking David up for school this morning (it’s actually an ongoing process I’m still in the midst of :-), I noticed a brown spot a couple of centimeters under David’s right nipple. I’ve had some of these … Continue reading

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Chewing Ginger Root: Being proactive

Since its so cold here in Canada (and I’ve had a lot of lung problems since I got here), I haven’t wanted to go outside very much, so I’ve been cooking a lot. I really should be writing a lot, … Continue reading

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The final shadow of my bruise

Today is the 1 month anniversary of the really bad blood stick I had on December 12, in my right arm (when I was I was stuck a record *16* times). The bruise barely exists now…it’s really only a light … Continue reading

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My Wall of IVIG

I really really hope they keep giving this to me. I need it to survive and lead a normal life.

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A little skin infection

I kinda figured this would happen if I kept sticking needles into my stomach. It’s really a bummer. I’m still going to dose myself up tonight (in a different spot), but I’m thinking I may need to try switching to … Continue reading

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Doctors I’ve had (if they were playing cards)

I wrote this solely for my own amusement…You can see I’m in a writers mode right now–translating all of my feelings into words, even if its totally loopy and crazy 🙂 *** Doctors I’ve had, if they were playing cards: … Continue reading

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Update on my bruise

This is a bruise in my right arm from one of my 16 needle pokes when they were trying to take a bunch of blood on me. I can’t believe it’s still there–

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