Stripping away the rose colored glasses of denial concerning my reality. Getting in touch with truth. Reaching out to others in empathy concerning their reality and their walk to truth.

Monday, April 25, 2016

MRI ~ Proof that I have a brain!















My apology for leaving everyone hanging. 

I now have proof that I have a brain... yes... I have had concerns (Ha!)


The MRI confirmed 'evidence' of an older stroke that occurred some time ago... there's a possibility I had a heat stroke in May 2002. I remember experiencing total exhaustion in 2002 for several weeks. However...the doctor said that the former event did not cause the current situation. Back to square one.Okay, now what? I'm waiting on a referral to a neurologist...


I called the MD's office to inquire about a neurologist appointment. One hasn't been set yet, so I'm only guessing it's not a huge priority.  Frustrating as heck but that's life.

The MD did find new conclusions... my vitamin D level (once deficient) is okay now. He changed his diagnosis and decided that I do have Vertigo...back on those pills... I knew it.

An email pal sent another suggestion, having read my mail concerning the 'former stroke' I'd had. I'm going to follow up on his suggestion and hope it brings further relief. It has to do with circulation and keeping the arteries cleared, ie, a type of high cholesterol therapy. That really could be a factor in my situation. Though my cholesterol isn't too high, I would still benefit from this. I'll get back to you on how the situation changes. (Thank you, anonymous e-pal!)

Most importantly ~

I would like thank everyone for the prayers, well wishes, and positive thoughts. The A-Z Challenge ends this week on Saturday. My minion work will be done! My blogs have been starved of attention... it won't be long before I get back to a more regular schedule, (smile).







27 comments:

  1. Sorry you have to go back on the pills. Will pray the cholesterol therapy works.

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  2. Oh, my, good luck with all that. I so hate being referred all over the place, but what choice does one have.

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    1. I hate doing the followups that add up $$$.

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  3. Good luck with the next round of investigation!

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  4. Glad you have a brain. I know it's belated, but that sucks about the heat stroke in 2002. I suppose it's simply good news that there are no ill effects lingering today. Also sorry that this means "back to the drawing board."

    Vertigo. Ugghh. I have vestibular issues, so I feel your pain.

    I hope your e-pal's suggestion helps!

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    1. Thanks Robyn. It's been a longer raod than I've cared to travel. Time, time, time.

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  5. I hope everything gets better.I never doubted you had a brain.

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  6. I hope it works Dixie. Sorry things have gone so badly for you lately. Miserable being unwell and not really knowing why.

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    1. You know it, Jo. Thanks, and I hope you're better!

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  7. Hope all goes well for you Dixie, good luck with the next doctor. Will be thinking of you.
    Yvonne.

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  8. Hopefully the new therapy works, if you can get it. Sucks waiting around for appointments indeed

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    1. Appointments that get forgotten...to be made!

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  9. HI Dixie...
    Fingers and toes crossed they sort things out...
    And...
    You will be fit as a fiddle...
    Cheers!
    Linda :o)

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    1. I'm for that, Linda. And what are we cheering with? Don't say soda!

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  10. DIXIE POLKA ~
    That was a funny cartoon!
    "Try not to think about a gigantic pink Leech sucking all the green out of your wallet."

    E-Pals be good to have!
    I hope everything gets sorted out into a peaceful, healthy state soon. Let's hear it for the unrestricted arterial blood flow of teenagers!

    ~ D-FensDogG
    'Loyal American Underground'

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    1. I haven't lost my sense of humor - yet. Haven't had to hock the house.

      E-pals are blessings! I'm ready and hoping a lot of things become unrestricted, and soon!

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  11. I hope you'll be okay, Dixie Darlin'.

    Love,
    Janie

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  12. Sorry to hear about the 2002 stroke, hope everything will be good!

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    1. It was a surprise to me too! Slow going but I'll get there - somewhere!

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