Category Archives: Medical History

‘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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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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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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David has another sinus infection brewing

I think being back in regular school this year is exposing David to lots of germs again, which is probably contributing to his latest sinus infection. (Plus he wasn’t always taking his preventative antibiotics because the ‘pill is too big’, … Continue reading

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Ovarian Cyst–source of my problems?

They found an ovarian cyst on my right ovary two days ago, and given the strange stomach swelling I’ve been having the last few weeks, as well as the pain, I think that cyst might not be so harmless after … Continue reading

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I’m outta here!!

It’s always a good to be leaving the hospital feeling much better than you were when you first got here. Thank God for IVIG! 🙂

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Back in the hospital again

My body is just kind of collapsing with problems. Too much stress lately. Not necessarily bad stress, but stress. Nothing like a good romp in the hospital to put life back into focus very quickly. I think if anyone complains … Continue reading

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