Chart, PALady, and all of you that have posted on this thread..
No my house hasn't sold yet, I am still hoping that some one will buy it soon! I have had so many medical problems it seems, I got an infection in my tooth that I need a root canal and crown, I was hurting so bad I finally went to an oral surgeon and he did not want to pull it, but he did give me antibiotics to buy me some time to think about what I want to do with it, and he sent me back to the dentist who does the root canals for another evaluation. Nothing has changed it still needs a root canal done on it, oh I was wrong one thing has changed, the price went up from 800 dollars to 960 dollars for the root canal. So that dentist has helped me allot on making up my mind. The tooth is going to come Out! But not quite yet!
If that isn't enough, all my doctors have been telling me I need to be under the care of a neurologist, I haven't had one since I fired the one I had that I told him he was blowing me off, and that was back before I had my disk fusion! Anyway all my doctors want me under the care of a neurologist bedause I have all these other neurological problems that come and go and come back. swallowing difficulities, balance problems, abnormal weakness in all my limbs, and of course the musle spasms all over! The neurologist say it is the disk in my back, and the back surgeons and all the other Doctors say it is not my back but something else going on! I hate neurologist and I have never seen one that I liked or trusted. But a month or so ago I finally broke down and got a new neurologist, the first appointment, he said he read over everything and said everything was caused by the disk in my back! And there was no need for any further test! His analogy was if you get hit in the head one day and you have a head ache the next day, why should you check for a brain tumor! ( he must like that saying because he kept repeating over and over! He said all my symptoms could be explained by all the bad disk in my back! Or at least most of them. I told him then he needed to convince all the other Doctors of that! Anyway I argued with him to do a MRI of my brain, he finally agreed, and I had it done, and it was abnormal, he said there were two spots, indicating one about the size of a quarter and the other a dime or penny in size. But they were not recent,??? and he doubted that they were caused by MS, but wasn't sure what they were caused by, but they could of even been caused by trauma, or some head injury??? Which I have not had, and that was that!!, No more test, and no more explantion of what the spots were or if they were causing any problems, in short no more nothing! To him everything is all caused by the disk in my back!! My Pain Doc is going to send me to some body else! But all this stuff has been going on at the same time. That is one of the reasons, I have not been posting quite as much, There are a few other medical things going on to, that I haven't mentioned. ( shortness of breath and swelling in my legs, and some of my sleep apnea symptoms coming back! I had another sleep study and echocardiogram, and I am scheduled for a few more test yet.
Now I have spilled all the beans, I have had allot of appointments, the last few week! You know some days I just feel so OLD! That is the only word I can think of that really describes how I have been feeling. so very Old and tired, just worn out! I think we all get that way sometimes or at least I hope I am not alone saying that!! Anyway "now you know the rest of the story!" I can't begin to tell you all, how much all your support and caring and compassion, mean to me!
You truely are my Family!