Category: General Medical Stuff



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 »



Very important background on Gavin’s physical and emotional health

For all those new to our story and even those who may need a refresher course, I thought this might help put Gavin’s situation into perspective



A major update about my overall physical and emotional health (part 2)

I mentioned in the previous post, that some changes are being made to my treatment plan and I wanted to explain because I feel it’s really important that we speak openly about things like Depression, as there’s nothing to be ashamed of.



A major update about my overall physical and emotional health (part 1)

I was put on a Zocor, which is a statin. With diet and exercise, statins can help bring ones numbers back in check.



There was good news and bad news today

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Fevers are popping up again and someone isn’t going to be in school tomorrow now because of it.. Here’s how today went. The good. The bad…