Since then, I have had lifelong problems with my Intestines. One of the big problems with my Intestines starts in the small intestine. What's wrong with my small Intestine? Well, it's not able to absorb all the nutrients from what I eat. My nutrition has been a struggle for me to maintain. This has caused me to spend months in 2017 and 2018 in the hospital. So, doctors since then have been trying to work on getting my weight up! They want me at 130 Ibs and I'm between 102 and 110 Ibs. They have tried many things to get my weight up, but failed multiple times. I have had a Feeding Tube in my nose and lots of diet changes. With that failing, they, tried something new. They implanted a central line to give me TPN, or "total parental nutrition" and lipids, or "fats."
I originally had the line in my arm, both left and right and went home with it. However, I had problems with maintaining the line, which led me to get a life-threatening infection. I had fevers and vomiting causing me to be rushed to Children's Hospital, where my family was told I was in Septic Shock. This is a life-threatening infection. I had to get antibiotics for my infection and get a new line. But then, I had to be rushed to the I.C.U. "Intensive Care Unit." They had so many heart monitors and things, and Nurses and Doctors watching me 24/7.
I've been through a lot and have missed my opportunity for 2 Make-A-Wish trips due to being in the hospital. I'm still going through a lot and pushing through to keep thinking positive. I am still in the hospital due to another infection in my central line and have been since the 13th of March. So this is my Story, and this is why I want to have a Macbook PRO! So I can, video edit, videos that makes me happy. This has been my passion along with being a YouTuber and getting this computer would help me pursue my dreams.
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