(And you LOST ONE?!?) I had myself a mini-crisis yesterday. You see, I wear Silver Ring Splints daily. They look like this: And this: And I'm losing weight. And losing weight makes my fingers smaller. At some point yesterday, I lost THE MOST IMPORTANT splint, the pointer finger tip in my writing triad. You know, … Continue reading Those Splints Cost HOW MUCH?
(And 3 Helpful Tips for You to Do the Same!) I know it's not always easy to be compliant with your med regime. You forget a dose or take it later than you intended. One med always makes you dizzy, so you can't take it right now because you need to drive somewhere. This med's … Continue reading 5 Reasons I’m Compliant with My Meds
(...and This Was the Right Choice for Us) I can't have kids. Well, 'shouldn't' is more accurate. I don't want to give anyone my Bipolar, depression, or Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and then watch them suffer knowing I chose for them to suffer. It sounds a little strange, but how could I live with the guilt of … Continue reading We Chose Not to Have Kids…
(and not leave feeling frustrated!) Let's face it: medical appointments are a necessary evil, and if we're at all sick a frequent evil that leaves us stressed and annoyed. It's easy to forget things you wanted to bring up or ask about, and it's even easier to get flustered and forget what the doctor has … Continue reading 7 Ways to Get the Most Out of a Doctor’s Appointment