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Health and Sanity Check-Ins

Things are crazy now. I think we are all trying to stay healthy and maintain sanity as well. I thought I would start this thread so folks can check in and discuss how they're doing. I want all my BIC friends to be okay. I will kick this off with a first post. Take care of yourself lovelies.

❤ I hope you can work from home, @itscarin, and that this...

❤ I hope you can work from home, @itscarin, and that this will be over soon!

Health and Sanity Check-Ins

I know I've posted about my younger son here before. More detail is that he has an autoimmune disease that attacks his bone marrow. So all of his blood counts are low. He's on an oral immunosuppressant to keep his blood cells at an ok range, and another intravenous immunosuppressant every two weeks to keep his immune system from destroying the red blood cells he manages to make (I.e., hemolysis). When I take him for his infusions he goes to a pediatric oncology office, and he's the healthiest kid there, because all of the other kids are getting their chemo. I've lived in fear of infecting the kids undergoing chemo for 7 years. The current coronavirus doesn't make me more exhausted, I'm just still exhausted. On the plus side, I've been bleaching my entire house and over-washing my hands for 7 years, so everything is clean.

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Oh my goodness @curlychiquita I didn’t know this. You are always so positive and supportive to all on here, truly appreciate you. Stay strong. Your family has the best momma! 😘🥰

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Aw, thank you, @Sunnysmom! ❤

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I love your positive outlook @curlychiquita & I pray that you all stay healthy during this challenging time!  Lots of love to you & your family!

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Thank you, @mrsmouse! 💕

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@curlychiquita  Aww I’m so sorry.  I hope your son stays safe. 

Thank you, @ather! ❤

Thank you, @ather! ❤

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You are so amazing @curlychiquita  I admire your positivity. Hang in their Mommy!

Thank you, @fatimamummy! You, too! 💕

Thank you, @fatimamummy! You, too! 💕

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Hang in there, @curlychiquita .

I will! Thank you, @CookieGirl1!

I will! Thank you, @CookieGirl1!

@curlychiquita, Thanks for bringing perspective to everyo...

@curlychiquita, Thanks for bringing perspective to everyone's world. Sounds like you have done a fabulous job of keeping your son safe, keep it up❣

Thanks, @Luvstravel! 💓 It's actually a lot less dramatic...

Thanks, @Luvstravel! 💓 It's actually a lot less dramatic living it than it sounds talking about it (well, except the first two months). The last visit was the most stressed out I've ever seen his doctors, and we've been going there a long time.

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I hope you guys stay safe @curlychiquita!

Aw, thanks, @faeriegirl! 💓

Aw, thanks, @faeriegirl! 💓

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You have so much care for others @curlychiquita. Hopefully the rest of us appreciate what you've had to handle the past 7 years.

That's really sweet of you, @ShortErica. I really appreci...

That's really sweet of you, @ShortErica. I really appreciate how much we support one another during difficult times. 💖

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@curlychiquita Way to find the silver lining!  Hope you guys stay safe. 

Thank you, @itscarin! ❤

Thank you, @itscarin! ❤

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My sister works for Humana and received this chart. Thought I would share.IMG_6111.jpg

 

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