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

Five For Friday 2/6/15

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

I still can’t post pics, so for now, just words will have to do…

1. Medical Stuff:

  • I was supposed to have PT on Monday BUT after 12+ inches of snow, I had to cancel after watching many, many cars get stuck on our street.  Soooo, I walked to my parents house and used their treadmill and strengthening equipment instead. No excuses.
  • 2 Days of Home Rehab.
  • I had prolotherapy yesterday! It had been six months…Probably about a month too long…We got to Indiana without any problems. I got my zillion shots, and have been laying low since. Now, we will see if I can last another six months.

Five For Friday 1/23/15

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

Still trying to figure out why I can’t post pictures! Gah, I hate technical difficulties! : )

1. Medical Stuff:

  • 1 Day of PT. The usual…Cardio, strengthening exercises, and gentle manipulation. Especially on my ribs, neck, and jaw.
  • 2 Days of Home Rehab.
  • I saw my shrink on Tuesday. A healthy mind is just as important as a healthy body…I love my doc.
  • I have a prolo date! Just a couple of weeks! I’m pretty stoked for all of those shots!

Five For Friday 1/16/15

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

1. Medical Stuff:

  • 3 Days of Home Rehab. On Monday, my ribs were taped and I needed my neck brace. On Wednesday, I didn’t need anything to support my body. EDS and POTS are just plain weird and confusing sometimes.
  • I saw Larry on Monday. I was really hurting when I got to the office. He must have done something magical, as only Larry can do, because as the week went on, I started to feel like I could hold my head up again without my hand or a brace.

Five For Friday 1/9/15

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

1. Medical Stuff:

  • 1 Day of PT. I was HURTING. I may or may not have cried some. My neck and ribs were really out of whack so my therapist spent the time doing gentle manipulations to try and get them back into place. She also used kinesio tape to tape my neck to take some of the strain off of it.
  • 2 Days of Home Rehab. It was a “wear my neck brace while on the treadmill” week. Like I said last week, I think it is time for more prolotherapy.
  • I had my echo that Dr. Grubb ordered a month ago. He likes to have EDS patients checked every two years, mainly for mitral valve prolapse. So far, no news. I figure no news is good news.

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