Monthly Archives: July 2011

My reality check bounced

Well it has been quite the week. An “emergency” appointment with the rheumatologist (which means it was scheduled less than a week out), getting a loaner wheelchair from the Masonic hospital (thank you Masonic Lodge), numerous phone calls with the … Continue reading

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Things kids shouldn’t have to worry about

We saw the rheumatologist today and decided that Marty will start Remicade next week. Personally I wonder if they are being a little too cautious not letting him start on Friday, but I guess the doctor knows better than I … Continue reading

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Waiting for life to change

<cue Jeopardy music> Waiting for Tuesday when we go to the rheumatologist.  We have all agreed that going back to Kineret isn’t the thing to do, but I have no idea what they will suggest.  I can think of 4 … Continue reading

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Time for Plan C

Marty goes to the rheumatologist on Tuesday.  Tuesday, as in after both kids are scheduled to go to a major league baseball game with their dad on Monday.  The doctor doesn’t want Marty to have any more Enbrel, but if … Continue reading

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No hope for me, thanks

We found out for sure today that the Enbrel isn’t working for Marty. Major downer for sure, but the worst thing I heard today hasn’t even hit home yet. Before I even had the chance to give him the bad … Continue reading

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Giggles during a blood draw?

Marty had his eye appointment today, and had labs done since we were at the clinic. Our phlebotomist was the best! Marty and Bella were playing on their phones and pretty much ignoring her. She put on the tourniquet, sterilized … Continue reading

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Father knows best

My mom’s family is having a reunion next week. I knew for several weeks I probably couldn’t go, but Friday a possibility opened up that almost allowed me to make it. Now I know that God was keeping me home … Continue reading

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