• Orientation & First Days of School

    I don’t even think I wrote about the last days of school, or most of the summer… But… Moving on! So they say, the past is the past! Orientation was the Friday before school started. Nadia’s preschool session was during the day, so just the girls and I went as Eric was working. Nadia seemed a little hesitant but she showed me around, pointed out where she painted last year,…

  • RSV

    I know I don’t write enough, and then when I do I feel overwhelmed with how much I want to say, as how much time has pasts, all the pictures I want to share… We’re a week into school. And Nora has RSV. Thankfully not COVID. I guess. RSV can be bad in the very young and old, but I think Nora will be just fine. So far she has…

  • Doom & Gloom

    The doctor I saw at the pain clinic was very, very nice. But he didn’t have a lot of encouraging words for me. Basically he said there isn’t really a fix for me except surgery, although even that isn’t a fix per say, but more of a more permanent correction for the pain. As far as what the pain clinic can do, he offered a cervical epidural but my insurance…

  • Pain Clinic

    I have an appointment at the pain clinic in 30 minutes. I’m terrified! Let me back up. A few weeks ago I started having a lot of pain in my back, neck, and down my right arm. Some shooting pains, some pins and needles, some dumbness too, especially in my pinky and ring finger. I figured I should be seen when I started to lose some strength in my upper…

  • Appointment

    I’m very overwhelmed… Nadia’s doctor and I talked over Zoom for over an hour. She does want to treat Nadia for Lyme believing it’s a current infection due to the strains that showed up on the IGeneX test. She also thinks overall Nadia has an immunoglobulin issue as all her levels are borderline low. Which is what Nora was born with but outgrew, although with Nora only IgG was low.…