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

Five For Friday 1/15/16

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

1. Medical Stuff:

  • 1 Day of PT. Circuit training and more circuit training. For the record, one minute of running in place with a thera-band around my ankles feels like 30. Ooof.
  • 2 Days of Home Rehab. Treadmill, floor, and core strengthening.
  • I saw Larry on Monday for cranial-sacral therapy, acupuncture, and cervical OMM.

Five For Friday 1/8/16

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

1. Medical Stuff:

  • 1 Day of PT. Lots of cardio and scap work.
  • 1 Day of Home Rehab. Treadmill and core strengthening.
  • I saw one of my OMM docs on Wednesday. My jaw and OA joints were our main focus. They were “the joints of the week” that didn’t want to stay in place. : )
  • Thursday, I saw my shrink, Dr. Rosen. We joked about starting our 17th year together and the need for diplomas. But the truth is, I don’t ever want a diploma. I think there is a place for always working on our mental health. Zero shame.
  • 3 naps this week! Woohoo!

Five For Friday 1/2/16

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Happy New Year!!!

1. Medical Stuff:

  • It was a pretty lazy week all around. I had to cancel PT on Tuesday because I woke up with the stomach flu. Eleven family members out of fourteen got it. That bug was no joke.
  • 1 Day of Home Rehab which included a 3 mile walk with my sister’s pitbull.
  • No doctors.

Five For Friday 12/25/15

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Christmas! Merry, Merry to all who celebrate!

1. Medical Stuff:

  • 1 Day of PT. My diaphragm keeps getting stuck and doing weird things. After my cardio and lat pull downs, my PT worked a lot on my tummy.
  • 1 Day of Home Rehab. Two miles on the treadmill and two miles on the bike. Leg and core strengthening.
  • Not a great week for sleep or gastroparesis. Blah.
  • No doctors.

Five For Friday 12/18/15

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I am officially on break! Time to rest, recover, and enjoy family. Very needed…and very grateful to have the next two weeks off.

1. Medical Stuff:

  • 1 Day of PT. Electrical stim has been a wonderful thing for my neck lately.
  • 1 Day of Home Rehab. Big focus on scap firing exercises.
  • No doctors!

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