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

Posts Tagged ‘Allie’

Five For Friday 7/20/18

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

Oh, summer you are going far too fast…

1. Medical Stuff:

  • Last infusion! (I don’t mean my hydration ones…I’m a lifer for those).
  • PT. Changed it up. Elliptical instead of treadmill. Neck manipulation instead of rib manipulation.
  • Acupuncture.
  • OMM appointment. It had been since February. That’s pretty encouraging, but I needed to get back.

Five For Friday 6/1/18

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

JUNE babyyyyyyy! One more week of school, a few days of packing up the classroom, and then summer VACAY!

1. Medical Stuff:

  • 1 Day of PT. Lots of walking…lots of scap strengthening.
  • 1 Infusion. I have one vein that is a CHAMP. Same vein, every week, always delivers.
  • 1 Day of Home Rehab. Walked 4 miles in the hood. Then had a leg day once I got home.
  • 1 Acupuncture appointment. When I went in 2010, I HATED it. Since I have been going in 2018, I LOVE it. Different doctors, different techniques, different atmospheres make a huge difference.
  • Been fighting sickness. Nausea and fatigue. Ninety Five degrees has not helped. Please just get me to the end of the year!

Five For Friday 5/25/18

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

1. Medical Stuff:

  • 1 Day of PT. LOTS of light walking on the treadmill. LOTS of scap and core strengthening.
  • Brad and I are killing it! We walked a mile and a half every night this week.
  • 1 Day of Home Rehab.
  • 1 Infusion.
  • 1 Acupuncture appointment.
  • SO Busy. SO tired this week.

Five For Friday 4/6/18

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

1. Medical Stuff:

  • Spring break catch up on doctor’s.
  • Thursday we went to Toledo to see Dr. Grubb for my yearly appointment. I am doing well, and only have to take my Propranalol and Midodrine as needed now. Thank you, body. I will take it. I will continue my saline infusions regularly, and take my meds on bad days. I’ve come a long way since when I started in 2010…in a wheelchair. Grateful.
  • I got my stitches out from my cyst removal.
  • Got some lab work done I was putting off.
  • Refilled tons of meds.
  • Scheduled weekly acupuncture for the next month. I’m excited!
  • 2 Days of Home Rehab. Cardio outside in the SNOW, strengthening exercises inside in the WARMTH.

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