Chronic Illness, Contentment, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Sjogerns Syndrome, Sleep Apnea

Finding Joy In This Journey

Whew!  What a week!  This week was a busy time for appointments.  I had physical therapy twice, a mammogram, gynecologist, and allergy specialist appointments.  I’ve learned, yet again, that too much activity equals severe consequences. Wednesday at PT, the therapist increased my exercises too much and I came home to crash afterwards.  Thursday was the day of the medical appointments.  …

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Chronic Illness, Contentment, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Sjogerns Syndrome, Sleep Apnea

Two Days of Remedies

In the last two days, I’ve completed three medical appointments.  It seems like that they come in bunches.  Chronic illness naturally brings a great amount of appointments with doctors, therapists, and even dentists. Yesterday, I experienced the result of having Sjogren’s Syndrome and Ehlers Danlos Syndrome.  When you have either of these disorders, teeth suffer.  EDS causes teeth to crumble.  …

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Chronic Illness, Sleep Apnea

CPAP: My New BFF

My CPAP arrived and I was so thankful!  Eagerly awaiting bedtime, I hooked it up and read all the instructions.  The medical supply office had spent plenty of time to demonstrate how the CPAP worked.  It seemed simple. For three nights I slept well, even though I was a little nervous about turning in my sleep.  I did wake up …

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