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First Post

WOW! Finally the day (or night) has come where I decided to make my first post about my struggles and journey with the diagnosis with Central Sensitization Syndrome (CSS). 602 more words

Central Sensitization Syndrome

Mysterious ailment in Nigeria kills victims within hours; 18 dead

ODE-IRELE, Nigeria – A mysterious affliction has killed as many as 18 people in southwestern Nigeria, leaving health officials scrambling to determine its cause.

The cases have all occurred in Nigeria’s Ondo state since April 13, health officials said Sunday. 140 more words


Danger, Will Robinson

When you are chronically ill, hope is a dangerous thing.

At first you do. You hope. You hope fiercely. It’s what gets you through so many doctor appointments and awkward procedures and pain-filled days. 505 more words

Things never go as planned

2 weeks ago was the MPFL surgery on my left knee. A few things I’ve learned in the last 2 weeks are:

  1. Things never go a planned.
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Day 1- post op for MPFL reconstruction

Surgery went really well yesterday. I was so nervous about being put under, all I remember was the nurse giving me some versade (sp?) and then going into the surgery room. 376 more words


Medial Patellafemoral Ligament Knee Reconstruction

Quick update ~ tomorrow I am having medial patella femoral ligament knee reconstruction on my left knee. In layman’s terms- its an arthroscopic surgery to hopefully fix my left patella (kneecap) from dislocating anymore. 250 more words


MRI's of the kneesĀ 

Had the ol’ knees checked out today. I’ve got the images, but of course have no way of reading them- I even tried to google how to do that. 132 more words