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12/31/2019 Update

First, I wish to say a big “thank you” to all my readers who have stuck with me on this Tarlov Cyst journey! I haven’t posted during the holiday since I have been trying to do “things”.  Life has been a battle.  The husband spent a week in North Carolina in the busiest part of … Continue reading

10/22/2019 Update, Funerals

For an update, this one will cover emotions.  As we get older, we seem to go to a lot of funerals.  Or maybe as we get older time shortens on us.  Some funerals are sobering, some are celebrations, and some are just duties.  I believe in formality and tradition in life.  Being and doing things … Continue reading

September is Chronic Pain Month for all With Tarlov Cysts

September is Chronic Pain Awareness month.  So, I am going to give you a bit of reality about life with pain.  Now this post is not to make you feel sorry for me, it is just a reality check for those who do not have to deal with the issue.  To let you know, there … Continue reading

Tarlov Cyst Experiment? An Open Letter to Other Rare Patients

Tarlov Cyst Experiment?   An Open Letter to other Rare Patients 6/4/2019 As I finally am able to sit outside without baking, I realize I have a lot to be thankful for.  First, and it may seem weird, is that the neighbor’s dogs are not barking non-stop.  They are trying to get the tiny one outside … Continue reading

08/11/2019 Update

Well, this chick finally had a family doctor’s appointment since my drama with the ER and since returning from seeing the Specialist.  Let me tell you a little about the drama of the newest visit.  I was put in a room to wait on the doctor and started noticing something was off with the room.  … Continue reading

Acting Leads to Running Empty

08/09/2019 I know I have talked about deserving an Oscar for how I try to “act” normal.  If you see me daily, you would know when I just can’t play the “role”.  I have intentionally been silent on the blog for several reasons.  Some are reasons that are not about the Tarlov Cysts Disease so … Continue reading

Pain Tolerance Rant

Ok I really have to get something off my chest. My two gripes: When a doctor asks what your level of pain is and you answer.  Then someone will also suggest that you are a terrible person by making the comment that ‘your pain tolerance is low’.  [And isn’t it always said with a snide … Continue reading

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