Some Answers

Today I saw the Neurologist and begged for help with the way I've been feeling. I didn't need to beg because he knew that I was sick. He could tell just by looking at me and hearing me speak. My last blood test came back normal. That was my CBC. The only thing he could do now was have me slowly increase the Mestinon. After 4 weeks if I don't feel any better I am to call him. The next thing is to increase the Cellcept, not good as this is one of the immunosuppressants I take. So I'm praying that the Mestinon works. He's also going to have me get my Potassium tested every 2 months and work … [Read more...]

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Getting Out Of The House

I've been pretty much stuck in my house again because I've been sick. It's not a smart idea for me to be around people when I'm fighting a cold and on antibiotics because I'm apt to get something a lot worse. Since I didn't get my flu shot yet either, then it made it even more necessary to stay home. Plus I'm still feeling very sleepy and weak. Tomorrow I go to the my primary doctor for a regular checkup but I can also have her see what is going on with me and determine if I can get the flu shot now. I hope she sets me free from my house bound state so I don't lose my mind. If I'm set free, … [Read more...]

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Waiting Not Worrying

I got a phone call while I was out today. Most of the time I'm home almost all day but of course today I wasn't home until 4PM. The call was from my Primary Doctor's office. The message was that I was to call the office about my blood test results. I get blood tests every three months from my rhuematologist who keeps track of my levels for the inflammatory diseases like Rheumatoid Arthritis and Sjogren's Syndrome. He also orders a CBC which is to keep track of my blood count as I am anemic. My primary doctor asked if he would add a thyroid test as it's likely for me to develop problems … [Read more...]

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