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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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Who is the strong one now?

I am sitting in the infusion room while Marty sleeps. The Actemra is going in, so we are less than 1 1/2 hours from being finished. We have already been through the questions (lots more than 20), nurse has done … Continue reading

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Overheard…

Following are a few posts in my JA parents’ board on Facebook (names have been changed): “Insurance is denying Remicade the doctor and myself are appealing but in the meantime he is putting her on Humira shots. Her doctor has … 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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