Tag Archives: baseball

My own private circus

I am in the middle of two very busy weeks. Both kids saw Dr F on Monday. Bella got her chicken pox vaccine and Marty had his sports physical for ::gulp:: high school baseball. Tuesday was Marty’s infusion, yesterday Bella … Continue reading

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Marty and Bella’s speech

I realized I promised someone I would post a brief history but never did it (thank you ADHD). Yesterday while cleaning off a shelf, I ran across the speech that Marty and Bella gave for the Arthritis Foundation in October … Continue reading

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Hello Remicade

Monday was the first Remicade infusion.  Marty woke up nauseous, and we decided it was just nerves.  Petting TP, our dog, helped him calm down.  At the infusion center, the nurse that started his IV and drew blood for labs … 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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Reflections after a tragedy

You may have gathered that Anna Banana isn’t my real name.  I mean really, who would name their kid that?  My real-life alter ego (my own Clark Kent, if you will)  is a baseball fan.  Ms. Kent has her own online … Continue reading

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::cough cough::

Well Marty has been fighting a cough for almost a week now. Doctor F, our family doctor, isn’t sure if it is a bug or allergies or both, but his compromised immune system doesn’t help. He got a breathing treatment … Continue reading

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