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 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 5/26/17

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

Holy MOLY, this was a crazy week. But I’m still standing…Barely.

1. Medical Stuff:

  • Not proud of this, but this was one of those weeks where I had so much other stuff going on that I had to cancel PT and miss one day of Home Rehab just to survive/nap/rest instead. Blah.
  • 1 Day of Home Rehab. Lots of cardio and scap strengthening.
  • I saw my shrink on Thursday. It is always the days I think I don’t need him, when I realize I need him the most.
  • I am sleeping like crap. Too much going on.

Five For Friday 5/20/16

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

WHAT. A. WEEK!

1. Medical Stuff:

  • I was supposed to have PT but ended up having to cancel and go to urgent care instead because of ear pain, and the fact that it totally freaked me out that I woke up and could not hear out of my left ear. After three rounds with a peroxide ear gun, my ear was back to normal and I could hear again. Sighhhhhh…: )
  • 2 Days of Home Rehab.
  • I was in Indiana on Wednesday at the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre to pick up my new mouth orthotic that is meant to help stabilize my jaw and hopefully relieve my jaw, neck, and head pain I get from TMJ (and EDS). Well, it has not gone as planned. I tried sleeping with it two nights in a row, and it is just way too tight and painful. So, back to Indiana I go for adjustments when I can figure out a day I can get away again!
  • I had my fifth infusion on Monday. Still very grateful to be able to have this treatment for POTS!

Five For Friday 4/1/16

Written by Katie. Posted in Five For Friday

What. A. Week. I felt like a hamster on a wheel for most of it. Whew.

1. Medical Stuff:

  • 1 Day of Home Rehab. That is it for the week. Fail.
  • 1 Infusion at Sparrow. So far, so good. It has definitely been worth the three hours of sitting for each one.

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