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08-11-2016, 01:20 PM   #1
momoftwinboys
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Kathleen Baker - Olympic silver medalist

Hi all

Saw these great articles regarding Kathleen Baker who recently won silver in 100 back and thought I would share. Btw she has crohns.

May want Kleenex close.

http://www.nbcolympics.com/news/posn...-race-her-life

http://www.nbcolympics.com/news/joe-...ase-isnt-curse

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/07/15...-olympics.html

May all our kids live their biggest life possible
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08-11-2016, 01:25 PM   #2
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Wish I could have seen her race.
08-11-2016, 02:04 PM   #3
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Yep, definitely a kleenex moment. Thanks for the links!
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Remicade started 12/24/14 (currently on 9 mg/kg every 6 weeks)
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90% EN via NG tube 2/9/15 - 4/2/15
50% EN via NG tube 4/3/15 - 4/18/15
Supplemental EN via NG tube 5/7/15-6/19/15
Budesonide 3/3/15-6/30/15
Oral methotrexate 3/13/15 - 5/14/16 (15 mg weekly)
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