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

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Five For Friday 6/8/18

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

1. Medical Stuff:

  • 1 Infusion.
  • 1 acupuncture session. Slept so hard my doc had to shake me.
  • LOTS of great, LONG naps. Like long as in accidentally slept through dinner twice.
  • 2 Days of Home Rehab. No PT.
  • Now, that it’s summer, it is time to kick my exercise into a much higher gear. I’ve been pretty lazy lately and I feel it.

Five For Friday 12/8/17

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

1. Medical Stuff:

  • NO PT this week so I was on my own. 3 Days of HARD Home rehab. I especially upped the intensity on the treadmill and recumbent bike, and you bet I was one sore cookie. But it felt good…and it REALLY felt good to accomplish new goals.
  • I had an OMM appointment on Thursday. I know I need some prolotherapy on my left side, for stabilization, but for right now, rehab and OMM is going to have to do until Brad and I can get to Mishawaka.

Five For Friday 10/20/17

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

1. Medical Stuff:

  • My latest EDS Fun: JAW. FLARE. It keeps dislocating on the left side. I’ve been living on my heating pad. Fun times.
  • 4 Home workouts this week: 21 Day Fix, PIYO Sweat, 10 miles on the Recumbent Bike, Running and a lot of core. I think I may have overdid it a bit. I will be taking it easy this weekend.
  • I had an OMM appointment on Thursday. My doctor kept putting my jaw into place, and it kept popping out. She told me to take it easy to try and get it to calm down. Do you know how hard it is to try not to yawn?!?!

Five For Friday 9/8/17

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

1. Medical Stuff:

  • 3 Days of Home Rehab.
  • I had two doctor’s appointments scheduled, but ended up canceling. My body needed me to clear my schedule to get used to school, and I am so glad that I did. I’m making a mental note about this for next September.
  • One Labor Day Infusion. I spent my infusion writing! See below!
  • My body is struggling. That is just honest…and normal. September is my hardest month as I adjust back to school. So if you don’t hear from me much, you know why.

Five For Friday 1/6/17

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

1. Medical Stuff:

  • 1 Day of Home Rehab. Ugh. Not. Enough.
  • Had to cancel PT on Tuesday because I was POTS-yyyyy and did not want to waste on of my sessions. Sigh. Hoping to get totally back on track this week. My body needs it.
  • I saw my shrink for an hour on Thursday. That hour felt like two minutes. Oof.
  • I had an OMM appointment on Friday. It had been a while because of various circumstances. Trying to figure out how to get more frequent visits in, since it is my main source of pain management.

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