Hi 1Nancy...want to add to Mimi's welcome...so glad you are joining in the conversation...the more ..the more we realize that we aren't crazy....we are all dealing with this...so sorry you had to spend 2 and a half days of spring break all yucky...hopefully those flowers will at least bring you some joy !
Well....glad you are joining in the conversation now..yes..you have a VERY important point..and it is SOOOO hard to stand up and say..."No...diet and exercise won't fix this"....and neither will warm showers...now..they may all be good things to do...but that doesn't mean there isn't a name for what I have ...or that it isn't just an easy fix of exercising and showering...I think I got that advice, even after my diagnoses !
Anyway..so sorry you got the Lupus diagnoses..and I am so very glad you found a good rhumatologist..(hopefully) that will help you along this difficult path..
Please feel free to join in here anytime...and that goes to anyone out there just reading..we are glad to hear from you !
Hi all...guess I have been out of the loop for a couple of days..
Nice weather here..sorry for all the cold the rest of you are dealing with...Spring shouldn't be too far away !
Had to spend last night with mom and dad, as the caregiver had to have root canal work...Oh Mimi...sounds similar..only she had an infection, multiple problems..sounded just awful..but hopefully feeling better today..
I never sleep well there..we have a baby monitor so I can make sure dad is not trying to get up at night..(don't want him having low blood pressure and falling over again..)..but that means that I hear all his little noises at night..and I don't sleep well..Also ..can't take my flexeril over there..as I can't be too much asleep when he calls..and that makes me realize how much I depend on that flexeril to get to sleep..
We did get my dad on hospice...and they did put him on Soma for constipation stuff..and that seems to help that..and they want him on methodone for pain...I am VERY nervous about that..so Nancy B...if you have any advice..please let me know ! Any narcotic pain reliever they have given him in the hospital has made him out of it..
It is sooo hot and dry today...about 90 degrees..has been all weekend...think it has an affect on everyone...makes us all more tired.
The weekend went ok...dad actually had a fairly good night of sleep...on Sat. night at least..not too bad on Sun. ...but was feeling pretty blah other than that..
Linda...re: the porch...I swear more people have taken advantage of my parents as they were getting worse..but still in charge...had a roofing guy the other day try to tell them they needed a whole new roof...NOT...and constant stuff that needs to be fixed...but they are not really up to anything anymore...ugh..the money just flies out...cause they just can't take care of stuff...