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Even if we’re overreacting, I can live with that

Until we’re given other instructions, we will not be taking Gavin anywhere there are crowds of people. I’ve left messages once again today in regards to Gavin’s IVIG infusion medication and I’m waiting to hear back. At this point in time, and in the absence of definitive information one way or the other, we’re going …

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The #1 reason I’m so angry tonight

I’m trying to do many things right now and one of them is fight off my anger. I think one of the reasons I do as well as I do under all this constant stress is that I don’t get angry. I really don’t get angry, and if I do, I don’t hold onto the …

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There are 14 reasons why I can’t stop worrying right now

I’ve spent the morning on the phone, trying to get ahold of the pharmacy responsible for delivering Gavin’s IVIG infusion supplies. I’m not content waiting to find out when his medication will arrive. This is too important to let happen on its own time frame. After a few attempts, I finally got to speak with …

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This is life threatening and he needs his treatment

It’s now Tuesday, July 3rd and it’s been three weeks since we first learned about the nationwide shortage of GAMMAGARD. Gavin recieves at home IVIG every Monday and Friday for treatment of Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID). His immune system is severely compromised and this medicine gives him a temporary immune system. It’s not permanent and …

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The solution to Gavin’s immunology crisis was completely unexpected

We’ve been so stressed out since learning about the GAMMAGARD shortage. GAMMAGARD is the medication used to treat Common Variable Immunodeficiency, of which Gavin has. Basically, GAMMAGARD is donor antibodies from thousands of people and is used to replace Gavin’s broken immune system. There is a nationwide shortage of GAMMAGARD and that presents huge problems …

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