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Don’t mess with mama bear

A friend posted recently about an email she received. Apparently the sender was questioning whether my friend’s child was truly sick, while at the same time offering advice on how to treat this “imagined” illness. Charlotte’s can of whoop a** … Continue reading

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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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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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And the Fun Never Ends

I have another crazy week coming up.  Well, parts of two weeks, but you get the picture. Today I have to leave work early to meet with Marty’s principal about the inevitable absences from school when he gets sick.  After … 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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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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I hate to say I told you so…

I knew Marty would not feel good today. As much as I wanted to force him to go to school he just wasn’t up to it. I let him stay home mostly because of the state achievement tests tomorrow and … Continue reading

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