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

Roses and Thorns

Written by Katie. Posted in About Me

Thanks to all who have been inquiring about Cincinnati, my appointment with Dr. Tinkle, and when I’ll update my blog about it.  I am realizing that I have more readers than I thought 🙂 

I am working on the appointment post but it is a lengthy one and I want to make sure I have everything accurate before I publish it.  Tomorrow I am going to listen to the audio tape of the appointment before I post it since Dr. Tinkle was kind enough to let me audio tape what he had to say (which was a lot).   

So instead, today I will take Allie’s advice and post my roses (highs) and thorns (lows) of my day. 

Rose:  Theresa came over and she taught me how to make buckeyes.  We cranked out 120 of them in an hour and a half.

Thorn:  They are sitting in my house waiting to be eaten.  I need to hand them out ASAP.

Rose: I did a leaning (standing) tilt against the wall for 11 minutes without my heart rate going through the roof.

Rose: My neck muscles were not hard as rocks today, so that meant no horrible headache. 

Thorn:  My knees were popping like crazy and my back was pretty unstable.

Rose:  I made an appointment with a new PCP.

Thorn: It is not until the end of January.

Rose: My compression stockings are getting much easier to put on.

Thorn:  They keep falling down to my knees after I put them on and I can’t figure out why.

Rose: We had stuffed peppers for dinner. Yum.

Rose: One of my students sent me a giant hand-made heart card that is beautiful.  I miss my kids.

Rose: I found a website that has Ugg boots for 70% off.

Thorn: Hopefully it is legit.

Rose: My brother said he’ll take me to Angola, IN to see the spine doctor on Friday.

Rose:  I was on my feet more today than usual without feeling like I was going to pass out.

Rose: My return to physical therapy is scheduled for December 21st. And this time we know what is wrong.

Rose: Biggest Loser Finale.

It’s always a good day when your roses outweigh your thorns.

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