Tag: Common Variable Immunodeficiency



#Depression Confessions: 3 weeks into withdrawaling from #Paxil

Today marks the first day of the last week of the first four week phase of withdrawaling from Paxil. Did you get all that? lol There are four phases of withdrawaling from Paxil. The first two are each four weeks long. The last two are two weeks each. I’m officially beginning the final week of …

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This morning will be completely focused on Gavin’s needs

We have quite a bit going on this week and it all begins on Monday. After we get the boys off to school, I have to take Lizze and Gavin for bloodwork. Lizze’s labs are routine in nature and Gavin’s are so we can get his next refill of Clozapine on Wednesday. I guess it’s …

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#Autism and #Legos: Gavin’s latest Creation

Gavin’s been on a Lego kick recently. He’s always loved Legos as he regresses, he has sorta gotten away from them because they were as easy for him to work with anymore. On Saturday afternoon, Gavin spent four hours building this from scratch. This was done completely using his imagination and he was so excited …

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Please don’t take even the little things for granted

I’ve been feeling optimistic lately and I still am, but at the same time I’m feeling overwhelmed. For some reason, life is feeling heavy and difficult to carry. Nothing has happened that would shake up my snow globe, so to speak. The boys have been a handful and then some, all day long. Emmett can’t …

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I’ll admit it, I’m smitten

I’ve never been a little dog person because I didn’t see the point. I’ve always had big dogs like Maggie, our 70 lbs English Staffordshire Bull Terrier. We we adopted Ruby last week, the last thing I expected was to become totally smitten. Ruby weighs a bit under 5 lbs and is really tiny. Despite …

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We had two close calls with Gavin’s meds this week

We’ve had two pretty significant issues this week, in regards to Gavin’s Clozapine and IVIG infusions. I mentioned previously that there was a issue with Gavin’s Clozapine refill and that governing body that okays Gavin’s refills has decided to make his start over. That means bloodwork every Monday and only seven days worth of pills …

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