Hi, Pix! It's good to have you post. I'm so sorry that you are now dealing with another disease. I have met a couple of people with sarcoidosis. Have you done any research on the Internet? Here's what my Taber's Medical Dictionary says: "sarcoidosis - A disease of unknown etiology characterized by widespread granulomatous lesions that may affect any organ or tissue of the body. The liver is frequently affected, as are the skin, lungs, lymph nodes, spleen, eyes, and small bones of the hands and feet."
What type of doctor did the biopsies in your case?
Thanks, Connie, Lucy and Pink Grandma!
I do appreciate any prayers and thoughts. I think that a loving intention does produce actual healing energy.
I do wonder if I am doing the wrong thing in my life somehow, and if the illnesses are a result of something bad that I am thinking or feeling. My lifestyle is good--diet, exercise and sleep, and my daily life really isn't very time-stressed. I think I am fairly mentally healthy--no symptoms of anything, and no drugs/alcohol. I suppose this is the long version of "Why me?" I have read books like "'the Secret" and now I feel that I am to blame for "creating" my sickness. You guys are veterans, what do you think about all this?
Ah, yes, the mind-body connection. No doubt a person can make himself sick by constantly thinking negative thoughts and dwelling on their ailments, etc. However, I agree with Butterfly. You are doing all the right things. You just happen to have developed sarcoidosis. "Unknown etiology" means they don't know what causes it. So if the great medical minds don't know, there's no reason you should know. "Stuff happens," that's all.
Postive energy being directed towards you, along with hugs.