Category: IVIG Infusion

Gavin’s IVIG Infusion isn’t going so well for him

Gavin’s IVIG Infusion is not going well for him. He keeps having to go to the bathroom and one of the two lines, isn’t really moving.  In having him stay in his room because it’s close to the bathroom.  Keeping him in his room was necessary because he’d already fallen up the stairs while racing to …

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Did you know my oldest son doesn’t have a functioning immune system?

Gavin’s infusion is underway as is our day. For those who don’t already know, Gavin mysteriously lost his immune system a few years back, when all his fragile health issues suddenly began. To counter his lack of a functioning immune system, he receives IVIG twice a week. The process is simple but painful. It involves …

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My son has had over 416 needles stuck into his belly in the last 2 years and never once complained

Gavin just finished up his first IVIG infusion of the week. It took about 90 minutes but went though without any issues.  Gavin’s a lot of things but one of those things is brave. Gavin’s a brave kid and has never once complained about any of the hundreds of needles he’s had to endure over …

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I’m seeing much more of Gavin’s delayed emotional age lately and it’s concerning

I’ve been writing about Gavin’s IVIG infusions for many years now. For those who are new to our story, here’s the 10 cent tour.  A few years ago, it was accidentally discovered that Gavin had lost majority of his immune systems functionality. There’s no explanation or theory that seems to hold water.   As a …

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