Just a "zebra" trying my best to live life to the fullest with EDS and POTS...and loving the ride.

Five For Friday 7/22/16

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

1. Medical Stuff:

  • I went to Sparrow on Monday thinking I was picking up equipment to redo my home sleep study and found out that since my insurance switched, I had to do an in-lab study. So about 5 hours later, I was hooked up to a million wires in my bed at Sparrow for the night. Surprisingly, I slept more than I thought I would and it wasn’t as traumatic as I thought it would be : ) I was told I will get the results in a week!
  • 1 Day of PT. More core work after cardio.
  • 1 Day of Home Rehab. Should have been 2-3. Need to step it up this week.

Five For Friday 7/15/16

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

1. Medical Stuff:

  • 1 Day of PT. New core exercises which I NEED and rib OMM.
  • I saw Larry on Tuesday. He worked on me from my tailbone to my neck.
  • I saw my shrink on Tuesday after Larry. I went from working on my physical health straight to working on my mental health. I firmly believe they go hand in hand.
  • 1 Day of Home Rehab. Treadmill and floor strengthening.

Five For Friday 7/8/16

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

1. Medical Stuff:

  • 1 Day of Home Rehab.
  • I saw Dr. Klauer at the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Center on Friday in Mishawaka to get my mouth appliance adjusted and loosened.
  • I finished Twistars camp on Thursday so I had Friday to allow my body to die. I barely moved all day, except to change my ice or heat. It was a MUCH needed recovery day.

Five For Friday 7/1/16

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

July! This summer is FLYING! Slow down please!

1. Medical Stuff:

  • No PT, No Home Rehab.
  • 1 Infusion on Sunday.
  • Still dealing with a rib/thoracic flare. A lot of back brace and ace wrap wearing going on…Thank God for ice, heat, and foam rollers too.

Five For Friday 6/24/16

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

1. Medical Stuff:

  • 1 Day of PT. Elliptical, scap fires, ultrasound, stim, heat, and OMM. The works!
  • No Home Rehab. I’ve been trying my best to rest this rib flare.
  • 1 OMM Appointment. A lot of time was spent trying to get everything back in place. GENTLY.
  • I saw Dr. Cantieri at the last minute on Monday for prolotherapy on my back and ribs. Thank god for that man for getting me in at the last minute, and thank god for my father who drove me back and forth on a whim. After 120ish shots, I’m still pretty sore, but I’m doing my best to rest and listen to doctor’s orders!

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