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Cassandra

Cass’ MRI Scan At HKL On 30 December 2014

Cass’ MRI Scan At HKL On 30 December 2014

On 30 Dec 2014, Cass went for an MRI scan of her urinary tract and kidneys.  The scan is to see if there are any hidden abnormalities in her kidneys.  We know that her right kidney is duplex.  And she had a Grade 3 Kidney […]

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Joint Consultation With Pediatric Nephrologist and Pediatric Urologist

Joint Consultation With Pediatric Nephrologist and Pediatric Urologist

I consider today my ‘lucky’ day.   Because I did not think that I would be able to speak to the person whom I wanted to speak with. A good friend of mine has so kindly helped me to obtain a referral letter for Cass to […]

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Third Medical Opinion

Third Medical Opinion

My long-time friend from Ipoh who has connection with top guns in the General Hospital of Kuala Lumpur (GHKL) has so kindly helped me obtain a referral letter for Cass to see the head of Pediatric Urologist and one of the top Pediatric surgeons in […]

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Cassandra’s Third Electromagnetic Acupuncture Session

Cassandra’s Third Electromagnetic Acupuncture Session

Cass went for her third electromagnetic acupuncture session yesterday.  Again, I have to say that she has been a very brave girl with high tolerance to pain. Well, I think she definitely has a higher pain threshold than me.  This makes me love her even […]

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Cass’ Urine Leakage Problem – 2nd Opinion Sought

Cass’ Urine Leakage Problem – 2nd Opinion Sought

We brought Cass to see a Professor at UMSC (University Malaya Specialist Centre) yesterday for a second opinion on her urine leakage problem. The Professor did a quick non-invasive test on her to see the extent of the urine leakage. He asked Cass to cough […]

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Lots Of Fruits & Veggie To Combat Constipation

Lots Of Fruits & Veggie To Combat Constipation

Besides feeding Cass with psyllium husk tomorrow, I must make a mental note to give her a handful of organic cherry tomatoes for breakfast tomorrow. And 1 whole kiwi fruit too. Hopefully she will cooperate with me and chomp down her fruits and psyllium husk, […]

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Psyllium Husk For Cass, Once Again

Psyllium Husk For Cass, Once Again

Cass is still very much a constipated child.  Her constipation was far worse off before she was trained to poo in the throne.  It was through a few very painful and traumatic experiences that she finally cooperated and ditched pooing in her diaper for the […]

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Weak Bladder

Weak Bladder

It has been 3.5 years since Cass underwent a Uretheral Reimplantation surgery and her bladder is still ‘weak’. So says the surgeon.  She still has to wear diapers to school and she knows how to change her diapers 1-2 times when she is in school. […]

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Music To My Ears

Music To My Ears

I remember so vividly how I longed to hear Cass let out a fart when she was lying listlessly in the pediatric ward at GMC Penang 3 years ago.  As long as she can fart, that will be a sign that her guts are not […]

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Good Appetite

Good Appetite

Cass has a very ravenous appetite.   I am thankful that she loves eating and eats almost everything. I do not have to spoon feed her or coerce her to eat, like I did with Sherilyn when she was at this age (4.5YO).   A person […]

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