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Pain and Grief

I’m in so much pain today. Completely overdid it today. It would’ve been my mom’s birthday today. I just had to keep myself real busy to keep my mind occupied or I would’ve fallen apart. It’s been so long since … Continue reading

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Iron Infusion

Had my 4th and last (for now) iron infusion Friday. Nurse practitioner said numbers are up but I’m still considered anemic but they don’t want to give me another infusion. I’m having labs and a follow up in March. I’m … Continue reading

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Iron Infusion # 2

I had my 2nd iron infusion yesterday. This time the nurse picked a better spot for the IV and wrapped my arm with a heating pad right from the start. It did help as the pain in my arm wasn’t … Continue reading

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Iron Infusion

I had my 1st iron infusion last Friday. They are no joke! Infusion took 2 hours. After 20 min the arm with the IV in started hurting all the way up to my shoulder. The nurse said that sometimes the … Continue reading

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Hematologist Appointment

Due to celiac disease I’m severely anemic. Finally had an appointment with a hematologist. She was super nice and I actually got more info on my celiac from her than any of my other doctors. Starting next week Friday I … Continue reading

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