“Ruling things out” — My final post?

When my retina specialist mentioned multiple sclerosis to me for the first time, I seriously thought I'd get an MRI, have a quick answer, then move forward with my life whether with the "all clear" or a new path at least knowing exactly what is going on. That was in June 2021. I wrote about … Continue reading “Ruling things out” — My final post?

“Ruling Things Out” — Silence and Activism

I get that it's the day after a national holiday where I'm from, but I truly believe that if I wasn't pursuing anything about this open MRI absolutely nothing would be getting done about it. So my question is… How many people's medical treatments are forgotten? I wonder how many people don't know who or … Continue reading “Ruling Things Out” — Silence and Activism

“Ruling things out” — Now what?

Actually, I don't know. I left a message with RS to see if an open MRI will give him the images he needs. It was Friday, after all, so I'm assuming that's why no one got back to me. I'm learning through all this that if I don't take the initiative, no one else will. … Continue reading “Ruling things out” — Now what?

“Ruling things out” — I’m nervous.

Tomorrow is my MRI. And I'm not nervous about the MRI itself... I'm nervous because they may put that contrast dye in my arm. I know. I know. But I'm nervous. And, scared. I hate this. After my last two (the blood draw and the other dye injection), my arm HURTS. I literally feel like … Continue reading “Ruling things out” — I’m nervous.

“Ruling things out” — Why am I doing this?

I don't like to share things. But, I felt it vitally important that I wrote this story down. For me, because I wanted it documented. I wanted it as part of my history. I wanted to know that any time 20, 30, 40 years from now I could look back on my blog and read … Continue reading “Ruling things out” — Why am I doing this?