My Health Journey

Five Months and Fresh Inspiration

It has been just over five months now, and I just wanted to share something with you. Last week in a transverse myelitis group that I’m in, someone shared a book recommendation for a memoir by a woman named Victoria Arlen, called Locked In: The Will to Survive and the Resolve to Live. At the age of 11, Victoria contracted both Transverse Myelitis and another…

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Four Months: Life with a Spinal Cord Injury

It’s been four months today since God allowed my life to be shaken to its core. Quite literally. đŸ˜‰ For the most part, things are settling into the semblance of something fairly predictable.  I have constant minor burning pain in my legs. The best way to explain the pain is that burning you feel when your legs get really cold outside for a long time,…

My Health Journey

A New Diagnosis

Well, I’ve officially had a change of diagnosis! On Tuesday, I saw my primary care who took the time to call my hospital neurologist and talk to him about my specific symptoms that don’t reflect my Guillain BarrĂ© diagnosis. He agreed with her and sent an urgent referral to an outpatient neurologist that he knows. That office got me in this morning (Friday), which is…