Category: IVIG Infusion

Teaching Gavin to help manage his own health care

Once again, Gavin has been shorted supplies for his IVIG infusions. As it stands, he doesn’t have enough left to do his next infusion on Friday. Rather than simply take care of it for him, I asked him to put a reminder on his tablet to go through his supplies and figure out exactly what’s …

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Gavin’s is struggling and it’s heartbreaking

Gavin’s having a rough morning. He really struggled to setup his IVIG infusion today. At one point, he ran into what he perceived to be a problem and couldn’t work through it. Part of prepping his IVIG infusion, requires him to draw up solution into a giant syringe. It’s important to remove any air bubbles …

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There is no cure for what my oldest son has but we keep pushing forward

Eariler today there was a knock at the door. It was Akron Children’s Hospital delivering Gavin’s IVIG infusion supplies. I guess I didn’t realize it was already that time of month again. Gavin has been getting these delivers for more years that I care to remember and as much as I hate the fact that …

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It was a disastrous morning for Gavin

It’s been a really rough morning. I’ve been fighting off a stomach bug for most of the week and it’s not been pleasant. I’ve actually not been eating much, so might be a great time to weigh myself.. Lol Anyway, Gavin did not have a good morning. His IVIG Infusion pushed him over the edge, …

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Gavin’s IVIG infusion is NOT going well

Gavin’s IVIG infusion is not going well this morning. For some reason, we can’t get any flow and I’m having to force the solution through the tubing manually. It works but it’s very difficult and quite painful for a Gavin. I don’t know what’s wrong for sure, but it could be scar tissue. All I …

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Finally, some good news

About mid-morning, I received a phone call from the pharmacy responsible for my recent stress level increase. They informed me that Gavin’s pump had to be ordered, but it had arrived and was going to be delivered today. I’m glad it’s going to be here today, assume it arrives because it hasn’t yet. The frustrating …

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