Category Archives: General Medical Stuff

I feel like shit this morning but hey I’m alive

So I got about zero sleep last night. I couldn’t get comfortable and as the morning drew closer, the pain began to return. I’m in the waiting room at my doctor’s office right now. I arrived early because I’m hoping to God that I can get in early. I feel… Read more »

Good News, but I’m cautiously optimistic 

I wanted to share a bit of positive news tonight before I go to bed. This will be quick because I’m emotionally and physically exhausted.  The doctor called with Gavin’s lab results, and things have improved.  His platelets are at 160, his WBC count is 4.4, and his Neutrophil is… Read more »

An important Gavin update 

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​There are too many thing to talk about with Gavin anymore, but I will briefly touch on how he’s doing overall.  Gavin’s such a good kid. He tries so hard at everything in life and unfortunately, he’s struggling. We’re seeing more and more regression lately. Things like memory (especially short… Read more »

DON’T MISS: Important Update on Elliott and Emmett

It’s time to play a little game called catch up. When we met with Dr. Reynolds last week, we also made some decisions about Elliott and Emmett. Unfortunately, I got tunnel vision with all that was happening to Gavin that I never got around to this.  After speaking with Dr. Reynolds… Read more »

This morning was all centered around Gavin and medication changes

“The boys got off to school after a rough morning. Afterwards, I took Gavin to get him bloodwork done for this week. He has bloodwork done every single Friday, in order to get refills of the Clozapine.”

Gavin’s really struggling with these side effects and it’s heartbreaking 

We’ve got to figure something out with these bladder issues because they are now constant and very rarely ever let up on him. Poor Gavin keeps apologizing for having to go to the bathroom over and over and over again.  I keep telling him that it’s not his fault and… Read more »

This morning was all about the bloodwork

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After taking the Elliott to school this morning, Gavin and I had to both have bloodwork done.  Gavin’s bloodwork was related to his meds and other various health issues. Mine was just a followup cholesterol check before my next check up in a couple weeks.   Both of us had… Read more »

My brain is fried and my heart is broken

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If there are any grammar errors, I’ll fix them in the morning.  I can’t keep my eyes open and I’m going to bed.   I’m going to try and sum up everything as best I can.  If this doesn’t make sense to anyone, please know my brain is fried and… Read more »

Gavin’s not been feeling well lately

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Recently, Gavin’s been complaining of stomach aches and nausea. Yesterday morning, he wouldn’t even eat breakfast because of this.  Gavin is very motivated by food.  He plans his life around breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Anyone that knows Gavin would probably not even believe me if I said Gavin didn’t want… Read more »

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