11 January 2010

Feeling Better Today

  I am finally feeling much better today.  I think a full days rest was really helpful.  My husband was amazing yesterday.  He took care of the kids and did all the cooking.  He also carried me around as I needed or got my crutches for me.  I am so blessed to have him in my life.  I am so appreciative for him.
  Today's outlook is promising.  This morning we are going to hang out quietly.  Max has school this afternoon and then we are going to Walmart to go grocery shopping.  Walmart is a hard place for me to go and not spend extra money.  So, wish me luck!  Dave Ramsey is already yelling at me in my head.
  Living with EDS is much harder than I thought it would.  I already had the pain and it hurt, but waking up knowing the pain will never really go away.  I am looking forward to my appt in March.  I really wish it was sooner.  I have so many questions to ask.  I want to know how quickly this will progress.  Is there anything I can do to slow that?   Will changing my diet help me feel better?  What activities should I avoid to ensure that I do not hurt myself further?  Is there a different pain med that can help me any better than what I am taking?  Should I file for more VA benefits?  Since it is not in our budget, can the VA pay for my pass to swim? Will it always be an up and down roller coaster?  Lots of questions.....maybe I will call up there.

Positive for the day - I am looking forward to getting some things done around the house.  I would like to work on my scrapbook pages tonight (stamp club is on Sunday).  Matt got paid from one of the tournaments he did for wrestling, so we can switch from Comcast to Qwest (may mean we are off the net for awhile).  I am feeling great this morning (compared to this weekend).

Pain Level : 3 hips and knees.

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