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Still Here

I’m still here, but I’m not going to do any major updates until I get some input from a rheumatologist. I’ve had a few tests, met up with my hepatologist who has been fired -more on that later. 44 more words

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Mysterious Illness

A week ago, I awoke to HIVES. Hives! All over by body, itching and burning. Shear misery. I went to the ER. They administered a cocktail of steroids and antihistamines (five to be exact). 140 more words

Single Mom


So I’ve known for a few months that my disease has begun to affect my nervous system.  One side of my face has been hurting and twitching, and I felt it was a good opportunity to see how well my student insurance works now that I have access to free primary care.   427 more words

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The Road to Nowhere

 The hepatology department has reviewed your case and you do not have autoimmune hepatitis. Your enzyme levels are only mildly elevated which is not characteristic of autoimmune hepatitis.

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The Puzzle, the Pieces

I can’t pinpoint when it all began, everything came on slowly. I was sick for a long time before any doctor thought I had an actual disease. 616 more words

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International Incident

Well fuck. Looks like I’m not going to Eastercon after all.

For various reasons, my doctor has asked me not to travel internationally for the next six months or so. 143 more words

Doctor, Doctor

Turns out I do not, in fact, have a bad case of loving you. I have a bad case of nobody knows what the fuck is up with my body. 470 more words