Category Archives: Update on my Symptoms

‘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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Skin issues with the needle sticks

I kinda figured I would be more likely than average to get skin infections doing the SubQ Ig…I have history of little skin infections from needle sticks and pokes..I’ve had more than I can count. This one isn’t as bad … 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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My bruise is almost gone

The bruise on my right arm from one of my needle pokes on December 12th is (finally!) almost gone…I’m guessing it’ll be completely gone within the next few days ๐Ÿ™‚

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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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David is really sick

He’s got a deep cough that has a rattling sound to it. We’re back here at CareMedic, the nice medical clinic in the Walmart on Baseline. They are really nice and helpful here. And to think, if we had our … Continue reading

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Getting ready to do SubQ :)

Getting ready to do my first SubQ infusion all by myself here in the hotel ๐Ÿ™‚

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