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The last few weeks I’ve had a few people tell me that I’m a really great mother. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t disagree, but when someone tells me that it makes me a little uncomfortable and I don’t know how to respond. Truth of the matter is… I do love being told that because I AM a really great mother.…

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How to Prepare Your Child (and yourself!) for a 24 hour EEG – Part 2!

We finally were able to complete the 24 hour EEG yesterday …finally! If you recall my first post in Part 1  we were supposed to have this done almost a month ago but the original hospital didn’t have any beds available for us. We rescheduled with a different hospital for yesterday and now I’m able to breathe a sigh of relief…

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How to Prepare Your Child (and yourself!) for a 24 Hour EEG- Part 1

My son was scheduled for a 24 hour EEG yesterday however, it had to be rescheduled. They told us ahead of time that they would call us sometime between 730am-2:00pm yet I got a call at around 1130am saying they had too many sick kids in the ER and they had no bed available for my son’s observation. Needless to…

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One Month Into Growth Hormone

  It has been officially one month of growth hormone treatment for Thomas and we’re already seeing a remarkable change in him so quickly. According to my rudimentary calculations, I believe he has grown an inch. He has also possibly gained some weight rather quickly as well based on my sudden muscle fatigue on my left side (the carrying side).…

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A Great Day in the Payne House!

First of all… Thomas’ growth hormone was approved and arrived today! He will be starting Genotropin next Tuesday evening when the home health nurse comes and gives us our instructions! The pen and cartridge I’m sure will be a piece of cake. Having dealt with Growth Hormone Deficiency myself as a child and THEN after years of infertility whatnot… I’m…

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