PICC Insertion

Posted by Christine on September 24, 2012 in Uncategorized |

Late last week I met with the surgeons about going forward with the spleenectomy on Tuesday the 25. I was, at the time, still running a fever and feeling pretty shitty from both the return of my skin infection and also the plague that Cardin bestowed upon me after 2 days of preschool. The deal […]


On the schedule

Posted by Christine on September 20, 2012 in Uncategorized |

This morning was the official meeting with the surgeon to get the declaration on whether or not we can proceed forward with surgery next Tuesday. It seemed to be the end all be all appointment we’ve been waiting for. Even my disability claim was waiting on on this appointment. Rightfully so, the surgeon is my […]


Mini me

Posted by Christine on September 17, 2012 in Uncategorized |

I came to the conclusion this weekend that Cardin is a miniature version of myself. There are numerous reasons we are so similar in nature. Here are just a few…. 1) We both stare blankly into space and our eyes glaze over. Brett calls this our zone face. It’s an important defense mechanism that allows […]



Posted by Christine on September 11, 2012 in Kids |

Cardin started preschool today. The statement itself is so powerful to me, it alone can trigger a minor anxiety attack. How am I old enough to have a kid in school?? Didn’t we just bring her home from the hospital? I realize she’s turning four in November and she very well could have gone last […]


Transfusion Confusion

Posted by Christine on September 4, 2012 in Uncategorized |

One of the things I hate the most about being at the hospital is the need for an IV. To say I am a hard stick is putting it lightly. You see Lady, my veins are like that obnoxious little kid everybody knows who really needs to be on Ritalin, but isn’t; hypersensitive and prone […]

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