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Booch007

Joined: 02/05/2010
My Story:
At this point I am 57 y/o. I have been with Web MD's Fmily since 2003 when I finally met my champion physician. I had seen 9 MD's in the search to figure out what happened after a traumatic event in the ICU where I worked. My specialty is Cardiology (ICU RN) and at present I work the most I can FT (4) days a week.

I had developed what I call my toolbox of tricks to survive and keep me moving and then met the fmily here and polished them even better. It is still hard for me to accept that this is forever. That something has broken (forever) as the body has such great powers to repair itself. I see that this is a complicated situation.

I have a wonderful husband and two son's who are both married now. Grandchildren in my life has only helped me to hold on. Once thinking that no one would miss me if I left. NOT TRUE. We are important to so many, more then we know.

Each day can bring a new piece of information to you that is priceless to your survival. Don't give up an DON'T GIVE IN. I will not let the dragon take more of me then he has already. I am my best advocate. Getting educated and being able to express the issues in a *good light can help the doc so much in helping you.

I have gone from sleeping in a recliner and not being able to comb my hair or cooking.......to having an 8-10 hour wellness window. SO IT CAN HAPPEN. We must persevere. Two steps forward and one back and 3 forward and none back...it is a process. A trial and error quiz time to see what works for you. I am so glad I stayed in my life as it has gotten so much better. I also do only good things for my body. Water, good food, Vitamins, Rest, supplements, meds and my tools.........Good luck with your journey............Nancy B

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Camella, I just went from expensive specialist massage to local nail salon massage to...More
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I don't know who atti editor is (and I have been here a long time) Stupidly I used a...More
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Good morning Sarah, This sounds great. I was started on Magnesium from Dr Oz, who had a...More
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This can be a few things. Did you seek out your doctor? You know this is not normal and it...More
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Good Morning on Saturday, A busy week has past for me and I got my injections in the...More
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Good morning, I have this often and I use as tools: Heating pad or hot rice sak to the...More
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Good morning and Happy Sunday to all Fmily, I read Saturday and can't believe we are in...More
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Good morning, I did see this and had to think of what you were saying. I am thinking they...More
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Good morning Waustin, I am behind Mimi here. If this is abdominal pain and you have...More
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Good Morning Pixie, This is the hardest phase we deal with, just ahead of the mix of meds...More
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