A looooong while back, I was getting hives regularly, bacterial bronchitis regularly, couldn't-walk-across-the-room breathing issues, the works. On what had to be the 20th visit to urgent care, I got a pediatrician who took one look at me and said 'food allergy' and sent me off to get promptly tested. The tests showed I was … Continue reading No Photos Because No One Needs to See to Believe
Magic 8 Ball Says: Results Are Promising
I got my MRI results literally the day after I had it. Talk about quick response time! Note that this was taken with and without contrast. They were fun to read through. I thought they would JUST check our location of concern, but they looked at everything. I was impressed with the level of detail, … Continue reading Magic 8 Ball Says: Results Are Promising
I didn't get any pictures from the techs, sad, sad, which is unfortunate, but I had my MRI on last Monday! I was rescheduled, and it turns out that's because they wanted to use this piece that wraps around my head, and that won't fit in the normal MRI. Fair enough. I was scheduled for … Continue reading MRI Anecdotes
I’m Running Out of Elastic!
Still working on masks! I'm using the pattern from the Deaconess website, found here. These ones are blue on the outside and light blue on the inside, and they're for my husband. Next are a set for my mom. They're pale blue with polka dots on the outside and flowers on the inside: Some for … Continue reading I’m Running Out of Elastic!
Ehlers Danlos Syndrome is everywhere! I've run across two Youtubers who have EDS, which is always interesting, because all of our experiences with this disorder are different. The first is Jessica Kellgren-Fozard, who has quite a few complications in addition to having to deal with the British healthcare and disability system. (Did you know, that … Continue reading YouTube EDSers!
My Colon Appears Cancer-Free
My family on my mom's side has a history of aggressive colon cancer, striking some relatives very young. Yet I'd managed to avoid the dreaded colonoscopy until this year. I'm 35, which is early for a colonoscopy but late considering the risk in my family. I didn't find the drink to taste really bad - … Continue reading My Colon Appears Cancer-Free