Grandbaby in Hospital with Dermatomysoitis

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   Posted 12/5/2005 2:50 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi this is jay4,just put Gracie in hospital,she has been Dx with Dermatomysoitis,is on 8mg of Pred and methotrexate once a week.She has very little muscle tone left,meds are not kicking in,swelling in joints,she is in a lot of pain.Gracie is 5 yrs old.As a member myself with crohns and gracies grandma I'm asking for prayer for Gracie and her family.Everyone has been so supportive and it means so much to us.Thank you.jay4

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   Posted 12/5/2005 3:22 PM (GMT -6)   
Oh Jay4, so sorry to hear about your grandbaby. Please keep us posted on Gracie's progress... My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family... Take care... {{{{{[[[[[(((((HUGS FOR GRACIE)))))]]]]]}}}}} - Duck
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   Posted 12/5/2005 6:03 PM (GMT -6)   
Jay4 praying for little Gracie DEB

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   Posted 12/5/2005 7:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Oh my. Prayers are with you. My thoughts and heart go out to you as well.

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   Posted 12/5/2005 9:33 PM (GMT -6)   

So sorry to hear that Gracie needed to be admitted to the hospital. I will be praying for her and for your family as well. Know that we are here for you, and we feel your agony over the health of your granddaughter.

Gentle hugs for you and for Gracie.

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   Posted 12/6/2005 1:54 AM (GMT -6)   
Jay4,I'am so sorry that little Gracie is haveing to indurer this and I will have her and all of your family in my prayer's and thought's so please keep us posted on how it is going with her.

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