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The single biggest reason I’m worried about our emergency psych appointment today

Lizze and I reached out to Gavin’s psychiatrist’s office because we’re growing increasingly worried about his worsening level of lethargy. I mentioned eariler that they were our first stop because if this is medication related, it’s probably the Clozapine. Since they manage the Clozapine, it makes sense to begin there…. Read more »







The #1 reason I’m grateful for days like today

This morning, Gavin had the last IVIG infusion that we have supplies for. Now is when I start to get anxious and stress out because it’s become another episode of hurry up and wait. I hate that. His doctor is still working out the details and getting insurance approval. As… Read more »







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… Read more »







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… Read more »







It was a disastrous morning for Gavin

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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… Read more »







The doctor called with heartbreaking news

I received a call today from Gavin’s doctor. When I saw who it was, my stomach knotted up and my heart sank. They never call unless it’s bad news. I was right. Apparently, Gavin’s numbers are crashing again. I’m currently waiting for him to come out from having his labs… Read more »