Hi everyone. New to this group. Its been 7 years, a trip to Mayo, and then another two yrs before the blood work gave us a name. Finally I'm not just crazy anymore. I fell down stairs in the fall, a couple of bad spells, and then Bells Palsy to end 2017. Since like I said we finally got a label, which means little (other then a bit of validation).
MCTD and Diabetes.
So Jan 1st started Keto and the Gym. Brain wise I was doing so great. The pain was not good but I was willing to fight through to accomplish my goals. Friday afternoon the pain after the gym was so bad I couldnt push. I couldn't make it home. I ended up in tears as they had to ice down both legs (I hate ice). They still have not recovered. The pain is so bad ad makes the feel disconnected from me , as crazy as that sounds. Now I think I'm tail spinning. Im waking up with dead hand, both shoulders are in flamed, so I can't lift my arms. I'm exhausted. But the legs are awful, they just burn. They burn so deep.
"People trying to help kept telling me Friday its okay you will work past it. Your body will train. Its your body changing"
I wanted to say "No , no it won't. I will pay for this"
I'm tired. Im so tired of not being in control of my own body. I just want to be the me in my head.
I got a massage recently, and she paid a lot of attention to my arms and hands. Naturally, my therapist helped promote the blood flow in my hands. For an hour after my inflamation was decreased tremendously,and the morning after I was able to close my hands into a fist(I am not usally able to do that) I am lucky enough to have PPO insurance that covers massages because it is considered physical...
I am feeling a lot better since the last time I posted, at least mentally and emotionally.My syptoms havn't gotten better, but I realized that I was being a bit dramatic with my last post. I've for the most part come to terms with my condition. I have decided that I am going to use my Yoga certification to help others with this condition, and be a voice for others like us. I will be taking...