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01/29/2022 Update, Do Not Move

Hey, I just noticed I got the year right! Yep, it usually takes me a few months to write the new one.  Just a fun observation.  [I thought it was, anyway.] Sooo,…. Today was the day for my MRI of brain and cervical areas of spine.  And my mantra today was, “I will not cry, … Continue reading

01/24/2022 Update

  Time for an update.  I am finally over all the traveling throughout the holidays. Finally, I was able to get an appointment with the local Neurology office.   My primary doctor, ie family  doctor, finally found one that would see me.  Note how I worded that; “would see me”. So, I patiently waited until last … 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

Chronic vs Intractable Pain

I would like to cover the word “pain”.  It has four letters and is rather a small word for what it covers.  I have written about the different levels of pain, but here I want to talk about two very different labels given pain.  We have “chronic pain” and we have “intractable pain”.  [A fun … Continue reading

5/23/2019 Update

5/23/2019 It has been a long time since I have really written any negative thoughts about this illness.  Tarlov Cysts are not something a lot of doctors are informed about, thus there is not a lot of understanding.  Radiologist seem to be noting them more often then they would have 20 years ago, but that … Continue reading

05/16/2019 Update

05/16/2019 Yay me!  I finally got a new written review of my last MRI.  The first report was not compared to any of my past ones.  Can I say this one thing?  Radiologists tend to be a bit lazy.  I am not talking about those doing the technical part of getting you on a table. … Continue reading

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