I Used My Noggin

I actually did some thinking today. Well, I got some advice and used my noggin to follow it. Instead of waiting until my neurologist's appointment on February 4th, I called his office to tell them how badly I feel. I got a call back within the hour and was told to increase the medication I take for Myasthenia Gravis, Mestinon. I'm taking 120 mg at 3 PM instead of 90 mg. Then if I feel like I need to increase it tomorrow at my 9 PM dose, I can do that. Today, I felt a bit better after the 3 PM dose but it was wearing off at 6 PM. Tomorrow I'll try increasing the 9 PM dose and see how that … [Read more...]

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I Think I Can

I'm afraid to write this. I'm even afraid to think it, but I think that I may be starting to feel better. No exclamation point because this is a very cautious statement at the moment. Last night my muscles were twitching a lot, a symptom of MG or a symptom that I took too much Mestinon. Odd, but true, the symptoms of an overdose of MG mimic some of the symptoms of MG or even worse an MG crisis, any way...I had the feeling that it was that I took too much. Call it that inner sense those of us with chronic illnesses have, but I began to think I may be feeling better. This morning I was able … [Read more...]

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