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My review of the movie Magic Mike

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

I finally got over to the movie theatre to watch Magic Mike, the male stripper movie starring Channing Tatum. So here's a short blog with my thoughts on the movie. I'm attempting to avoid giving spoilers, so most of what I say you'll learn quickly in the beginning, from the trailer, or from any description of the film.

First, women should not bring their guys to this movie. It is awkward enough sitting in the same theatre as a bunch of other women watching almost naked men on a big screen - it's worse having guys there! Take your girlfriends and giggle when you get home. The guys will get the same effect. If they want to know what really happens in the movie, they can rent it when it comes out on DVD in a few months. Nothing like watching ripped guys dancing provocatively on the movie then seeing some very unattractive man walk by with a tub of popcorn that could fit on his head to confuse your female hormones! (I think I was 1 of 5 people in the theatre and the 2 guys matched this description.)

Turns out Channing wrote it as a loose adaptation of his own experiences as a male stripper before he became a model and actor. He plays a character different than the character based on himself though, which makes sense when you watch the movie, considering it'd be harder to believe him as the 19 year old who has no idea what he's doing. It also explains how he rules the stage with his dancing - no normal guy could learn that for a movie!

I felt the backstory was not well-developed. I knew when the plot hit the epic decision moment at the end, but I was left hanging. Sure he made his choice, but the ending left so many questions! Not enough for a sequel but enough that I felt unfulfilled (pun intended). The dancing scenes were great, even if I've always thought the vast majority of male strippers are just awful. (Side note: I went to a male strip club with a bachelorette party once when I was in my early 20s. Some 40-something guy well beyond his prime was walking in the crowd, grabbed my glasses, rubbed them on his crotch, and I was much more disturbed than delighted. I'll never get over that creepy feeling.) The only dancer that really stood out as having a good idea how to really work it was Channing. The rest really tried, but I spent more time laughing at the attempt than feeling turned on. Matthew McConaughey was hilarious as the over-the-top, well-past-his-prime-but-still-trying owner who makes the money off his employees yet thinks they can't do anything without him.

What could have been done better? Take out a scene or two of dancing and spend more time on Mike's backstory. Show him working on the furniture he loves to make. Show him spending more time trying to get his other business started. Show him confronting the owner once or twice. They also spent plenty of time on The Kid's life, but we're only left wondering after what his sister said at the end (and with him doing the final dance sequence). The sister also suddenly changes her mind? One scene she acts one way then right away she's done a 180? That seemed like 'I'm sick of writing so I'll make the ending easy' or 'no one will watch the movie past the final dance scene so let's cut it short.'

Overall the best parts are when Channing is dancing or even right in the first 5 or 10 minutes when he's doing one of his other jobs. The rest of it you can fast forward without losing much, because the plot just hangs there in the background like an empty g-string thong. Sure it's there to look at, but it's pretty worthless if it's not holding something up.

If I ever take part in another bachelorette party I'd probably rent this movie for us to giggle about (it's better than having actual strippers past their prime dancing around you), but it's not one I'll buy to watch often. Find some pictures of the stripping scenes online and make one your computer desktop. It's just as effective as the movie.

Have you seen the movie? If so, what are your thoughts? If you haven't seen it do you plan to?

  
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GUTHRIESM 7/25/2012 8:36PM

    I had basically the same opinion- very weak back story. That said- LOVED Channing Tatum!

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LADYDARYA 7/18/2012 7:22PM

    Thanks for the review, everything that I've heard so far has me deciding to wait for netflix...

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JOYCECAIN 7/18/2012 6:51PM

    I know family and friends that want to see it. It didn't interest me. Now, if it were Chuck Norris, HONEY, there would be no question. hahaha

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PIMPINELLAN50 7/18/2012 5:47PM

    Great review!My sister in-law and i are planning on watching Magic Mike
this Friday.We both like Matthew Mc Conaughey,and Channing Tatum is easy
on the eyes too!Just a little bit fun for the ladies!
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MOM2ACAT 7/18/2012 4:58PM

    Awesome review!

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NIGHTOWLKIM 7/18/2012 12:42AM

  Thanks for the review! You're a great writer, hope you review more.

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KNITTINGNAN 7/18/2012 12:24AM

  I have always been a Matthew McConaughey fan and admired him for the roles he's chosen, but this one does not appeal to me. After reading your review, I realize that he probably took the role for fun. It had to have been a fun movie to make. Well, you and your girlfriends have a good time at your next bachelorette party. I'll be home in bed asleep!

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SCARJOWANNABE 7/18/2012 12:14AM

    I watched it and a group of middle-aged women were cheering as of they were at an actual strip club. Really sketchy. Also, McConaughey is greasy, straight up sleazy. But this is a good movie for a girls night or,when it comes out on DVD, a good movie to get drunk to and make fun of :)

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If it's not one thing, it's 3 others.

Monday, July 16, 2012

My PICC was removed on Friday and right away my arm opened back up and bled for awhile. The 'fun' was apparently not over. On Sunday at 4am I realized my arm was really itching again. I needed to get the gauze and dressing off. Turns out I was breaking into another allergic reaction! GAH! There was also a big lump right behind it, which was either a blood clot or major inflammation from the reaction. I have a feeling it was a blood clot though. So I pulled off the dressing, cleaned it with alcohol swabs gently, then debated getting it checked out in the ER (a blood clot could be deadly). I laid down for a little bit as I was getting some weird chest pains as the lump started going down. I was worried but I was reminding myself it's probably a psychosomatic response. I just kept an eye on it and kept my phone close. But by 5am my arm was really itching badly and breaking into hives again. So I got in the shower and turned it up nice and hot. The heat would help thin my blood so if I did have any odd clots it would help dissipate them as well as relax me. I got out about 6 or 630 feeling better, but with my arm looking horrible. The chilblains also are starting on my foot again, and the allergic reaction started breaking out on my hands also. Rains and pours, huh? So I came upstairs and put a generous spread of a cream (like a steroid cream, but not steroids) on my arm then covered it with one of my wraps, put some more on my foot and wrapped it, then rubbed it all over my hands and put on gloves. I left the gloves on until around 10 am when I finally started feeling tired enough to sleep. My arm looked better right away, but my hands got worse until I also dosed them with an anti-itch cream. My arm started looking worse when I woke up around 3pm and I put more cream on a little later. It will take a while for it to clear up, but last time when the PICC was removed the same thing happened with my arm and it spread down my arm and all across my chest, so I'm trying to not let anything touch the area.

Today I was hoping to go to a movie (Magic Mike woot woot) but I couldn't get myself moving. It was a good thing because right about when the movie would've been started I got a phone call from the nurse for my doctor in Milwaukee. I'd asked her to send copies of the blood tests they did and I had some other concerns to talk to her about. Well, she's sending copies of the blood tests to my GI doctor in Philly, my primary doctor, and me because some issues showed up. My cortisol levels were on the low end so he wants them rechecked for morning and night, my B6 is off (I don't remember which way), and my B12 is double the maximum. Very bad to have your B12 that high. She wanted to make sure I'm not taking supplements and I wasn't getting enough from the TPN to make it that high. I looked up a few causes and what stood out was a hypereosinophilic syndrome (I've had eosinophilic esophagitis in the past) which is a problem with your immune system and white blood cells, problems with bone marrow (I had iron poisoning due to long term birth control use), malfunctions in the liver (I have a hemangioma in my liver but that shouldn't cause problems), and things like leukemia (doubtful I have cancer). We're thinking I might have an overgrowth of bacteria in my gut, which would also explain the constant burping and bloating I get with every meal. (My GP can cause both, but it has been getting worse.) Some bacteria excrete B12 in the body. She also said the B6 issue could cause nerve pain. The last 3 nights I've also been dealing with what appears to be restless leg syndrome, in both my left leg and both arms. Fun, right? I'm thinking it might be from the meds they put me on to try to stop the migraine, which aren't working. I checked and those meds can be used to treat RLS, but we all know I'm odd. She's also going to send information to my primary doctor so I can get the DHE treatment to stop this migraine. That will mean a 4 day hospital stay, but I'll deal with that when it gets set up. In the meantime, I want to take a good look at those blood tests and see what else is funky in there so I can try to narrow down what's going on. Sounds like they'll also send in an antibiotic to see if that helps lower my B12.

On to the good news: I had a 2 hour massage this afternoon. Holy krikies the time goes quickly! He really got in and tried to release some of the muscles that are crazy tense. When he was working on my left shoulder blade my left arm was burning and tingling in a good way. So he did pretty well. As for asking him out, I'm certain there are rules against that. But we found out today we have a few more things in common than we found last time, and that's pretty cool. From his responses to me, I'm thinking if I started doing better physically it might be better. I'll go to him a few more times and see what happens. I can always try another massuese if need be, but I like being able to talk to him without expectations. If we find more in common and he's interested, it'd be awesome.

Since I didn't go to the movie I vacuumed and did a load of towels and a load of all my other clothes (most of it is just pjs). I still have to get the clothes out of the dryer, but I'm just enjoying laying here, nearly dozing off. I'll get up and make some dinner soon, pull the clothes out of the dryer, then try to go to sleep at a decent time so I can be awake and alert in time to go to the movie tomorrow. I have no major plans for tomorrow, but I do on Wednesday and Thursday, and I've been wanting to see this movie since it came out.

  
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PAMNANGEL 7/17/2012 6:02PM

    Wow, a 2 hour massage! Ooooooh yeah!

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MOM2ACAT 7/17/2012 4:21PM

    It sounds like you really needed that massage!
I hope things work out so you can go to the movie.

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LADYDARYA 7/17/2012 6:26AM

    I do hope that things start to turn around for you soon. I'm glad your massage went well.

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PRUPLEBEAR 7/17/2012 5:48AM

    Hugs! Glad you got the cute guy massage!

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JAMER123 7/16/2012 11:31PM

    Boy, when it rains, it pours for you! I do sincerely hope you are soon able to get some good results from all the imbalances you are having to deal with! Best wishes to you!!
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Long blog about the concert and my week

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Tuesday was the concert I was waiting for. Previously I explained how well I know the band and why I really wanted to go. It wasn't easy at all, but I was able to get there and enjoyed myself. It was hard on me and I had several things derail my day early on, but I'm glad I went.

I was already tired when I woke up - what else is new. I called to find out what the hold up was with getting the compression legwear I've been waiting 3 weeks for. They said they never heard of me and had no record of me. WTF? I called the main office and still they could find no record of me in their system at any location. They had nothing ordered for me. By this time I was furious at them. I've talked to them several times and have requested it to be ordered at least twice. The last time, a week prior, they said they'd put a rush on the order since I'd been waiting so long. Yet no one had any record of speaking with me. UGH! So I told them forget it and I called a few other places. One that's about a 20 minute drive away actually had some in my size in stock. So I drove there and picked up 2 pairs. Well, that was easy! I was running late by the time I got home but I needed to sit down for a few minutes and relax before starting to get ready. Then I did the whole annoying process to protect my PICC and got in the shower. It took nearly an hour and a half because I wanted to shave my legs to make it easier/more comfortable to wear the leggings for the first time. While I was in the shower I got a call from the first place. When I got out I listened to the VM - guess what... my legwear arrived. Suddenly they knew who I was? That's crap! So I call back, explained why I was so furious, and told them I was cancelling the order.

Here's what I looked like for the concert. I did very light makeup and not much with my hair, but I think I looked nice. I did wear the compression legwear (which you couldn't tell without looking closely) and canvas shoes so I was comfy for walking and standing. I also wore a different bra because this one has clear straps and strapless bras ALWAYS fall off me so I was worried about that happening. The fun thing was it is a pushup bra. hehe





By the time I was done with hair, makeup, getting dressed, and putting together what I needed to take, I was a half hour late. The lightrail into downtown leaves about every 10 minutes at that time, so it wasn't like I missed my chance. (At the end of the night it goes down to leaving every hour with the last train leaving at 1:15 am.) I texted my friend and they were already getting into the venue but she'd send her husband out to meet me at the train and walk the 2 blocks with me. So when I was a few minutes away he walked over and was right there waiting for me. It was nice because I didn't have to worry about what 'might' happen.

I've never been in that part of the venue before. It's this teenie little space at the front of the large venue, and probably only holds 200 or 300 people. I was given a barstool with a back on it that was reserved for me. I was so glad for that, because the few other stools there didn't have backs and were taken by the time I got there. I would've had to stand in the crowd all night. I was also very glad I thought to bring along earplugs, because it was crazy loud in there from all the people and the echo, let alone the music itself. The first band was 'eh'. Then my friends went on stage and I got into the show. I saw my friends up in front rocking out and interacting with the guys on stage, and I admit I thought about going up there a few times. But I knew I couldn't. They played a song that the lead singer said they'd never played live before and I wish I was up front so I could correct him right away - they played it live before their first major CD was released. So after the show I called him a liar and shocked him that I remembered that. haha Turns out he had asked one of my friends who was up there but she wasn't at that show. One HUGE plus was where I was sitting I had the A/C blowing on me so I didn't sweat at all. Great thing since sweating could've caused an infection around my PICC.

There was an ex-friend there, which bummed me out a little. It was hard to avoid her in a small club, but I just pretended I didn't know her and left her to herself. The funny thing was she was so excited to see our friends, but after the show I was the one being asked to stay and hang out, getting extra hugs, and being told they were so glad I was there. Am I bummed that her and I are no longer friends? Sure. But she's such a negative person who can't get far enough out of her own self-destructive thoughts and behaviors to realize how she hurts those around her. I was proud of myself for not getting pulled into a fight or even losing my cool when she stuck her elbows out to try to stop me from walking past her. She was being childish and I'm better than that. She's the one who threw away our friendship, and after taking a hard look at what our friendship was I'm now okay with that and I will not allow her to cause any more issues in my life.

After they kicked everyone out of the venue, we went next door to grab some food. I watched as my friends ate. I told the server I couldn't have anything then changed my mind and asked for some warm water. He was kind enough to get me water without ice and added some hot water to make sure it was a great warm temp for me. I talked to my friends and ran outside to talk to the band some more while they loaded out, and after about an hour or hour and a half my friend's hubby walked me back to the train. It was a fun night, though very exhausting. I had left the house about 6:30 pm and got back a little after 1 am. It was hard on me so I spent the next 2 days trying to recover. The compression legwear did help give me energy and help me not get light headed, but it can only do so much.

A few things were icing that night. My friend and her hubby really paid attention to my needs and kept an eye on me. Her sister grabbed me into a big hug several times saying how glad she was that I was there and that she loves me (a little alcohol in that, but it was great still), but the best time was when she said 'This sounds weird, but you smell really great! Honestly!' and she was sniffing me as she hugged me. hehe After the show the band's manager (an ex-member) saw me, got a big smile, said "You made it!" then gave me an extra gentle hug after he saw the sock around my arm and remembered my medical issues. Turns out, he's been reading my CaringBridge! I had no idea! There's a reason why he's considered such a caring and wonderful person. Oh and a guy walking by on the street while I was talking to the guys as they were loading out complimented me quite nicely. He was a little old for me (12 years difference) but it was REALLY nice to hear that!

Wednesday the nurse came by to change my dressing (good thing because I scratched 2 small holes in it as I was trying to fall asleep the night before - I taped them shut so it was okay). Thursday the social worker had to cancel, so she'll come back this coming Thursday. Friday I had the social security disability phone interview, which lasted about an hour. It will take several months or more before I get an answer. Right after I hung up my nurse called and said she'd be early to my appointment to remove my PICC.



That's right - my PICC is gone! Unfortunately I did have a scare. The bleeding stopped pretty quick while the nurse was here, but I must have laid on it wrong while napping right after or moved it around too much afterwards because it opened up again. I had a hunk of gauze and a dressing over it and the gauze was soaked through with blood. I called the nurses and they said to change the gauze and dressing. If it was still bleeding they wanted me to go to the ER, but luckily it had stopped. As of noon I could've taken a shower, but after that I'm just not in a big hurry. Plus I'm still just feeling worn out. I have a shower chair, but if I'm too tired not even that helps. I'll shower tomorrow.

If you made it through this whole blog, thank you! This is much longer than I thought it'd be. Hopefully this week will be a little more laid back, though I have the feeling it won't be. I have a 2 hour massage with the cute guy Monday afternoon, so that I'm looking forward to! Speaking of, I'm pretty sure it's against the rules for me to ask him on a date, but I'm thinking I'll tell him I'd be interested in dating him if it wasn't against the rules and see what he says. I can always go to another masseuse. Though I prefer to be friends with a guy for a little while before dating him, so if he'd be interested in that it'd be awesome. But I can't get my hopes up because I don't want to be banned from the place. haha

  
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LIVINHEALTHY9 7/15/2012 8:33PM

    So glad you were able to go to the concert. And you look great.
It sounds like a good time and you need that every now and then.




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AYLEA56 7/15/2012 5:06PM

    You looked Beautiful and I am so glad things went so well. Hearing all the fun you had and enjoyment made you sparkle in telling us. Now it's time to rest up and plan another adventure for yourself. It's good for us to have things to look forward to and then enjoy them.

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NURSNANA 7/15/2012 4:59PM

    You are so pretty! I am so glad you made it to the concert! Thanks for posting the pictures! Take good care.

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MOM2ACAT 7/15/2012 4:41PM

    I'm glad you were able to go to the concert, and you looked great!

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CTUPTON 7/15/2012 7:38AM

    Awesome! I am so glad things went well. You had enough arranged to give you a good chance of making it a success! Planning helps lots! I am very happy for you! Chris emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Doctor agrees - goodbye TPN and PICC! (in a few days)

Monday, July 09, 2012

My primary doctor agreed that it's time for the TPN to end - so I'm finishing today's bag and having another on Thursday or Friday, then I've gotta find out how to get the PICC removed. My home nurse is coming on Wednesday so I'll ask if they can do it, and if not then I have to email my primary doctor to put in an order to have it removed in the outpatient infusion clinic at the hospital. I'm glad to know I'm almost done with it, but I kinda wish it would be out before the show tomorrow! Plus I'm 10 lbs over what they want for a minimum weight (25 up from where I bottomed out when underweight) so it's time to get this annoying thing out! If I lose the weight again, I'm going right onto a J-tube and that will be very long term.

I was really hoping I'd have the compression stockings for tomorrow, but due to miscommunication on their part I still don't have them. I called this afternoon and they said a bunch of the recent orders came in but haven't been reviewed to be given to patients yet. I asked to leave a message to have her call me ASAP tomorrow if mine are there so I can run and get them. The hope is they'll keep me from passing out so easily, since it will push the blood out of my legs and back to my heart. Since the high sodium diet isn't helping and is instead gathering fluid in my skin I need to try something else.

I also called and got an appointment for an hour massage tonight. It's my first time having a man instead of a woman and he specializes in deep tissue, so I'll have to keep a reign on him. (The EDS causes my joints to easily dislocate, so I can't have hard pressure or it'll hurt me.) I'm hoping I can sleep off the soreness tonight and get the benefits tomorrow.

My friend from Iowa will be driving up tomorrow to go to the show and the plan is I'll take the lightrail into downtown then they'll either walk the 2 blocks to the station to meet me, or drive by and pick me up to drop me right at the door. Tomorrow morning I have to call and ask to have a reserved seat set up so I don't have to stand and ask if it would be okay for me to bring some Ensure in, since I won't be able to eat anything for a few hours before going to the show and nothing until I get home (which might be 11pm or later). Good news is I found out that because I'm approved for disability transportation I get a deeply discounted rate on the lightrail: 75c per ride all day any day instead of $1.75 non rush hour or $2.25 during rush hour. I like that idea!

Thank you to everyone for your support. I've backed off the high salt diet (doctor ordered) for the past few days because that plus the TOM and everything else was clearly too much for me. I'm still not wholly positive or close to where I was a few weeks ago, but it's a step up. This week is starting out decently and I hope it keeps getting better. Besides everything tomorrow and my home nurse visit on Wednesday, the social worker is coming back on Thursday, then I have the social security disability interview on Friday. A lot to do this week!


EDIT: The massage was pretty good. I won't know for sure how well it worked until the morning, but I'm feeling pretty good. Doesn't hurt that the masseuse is adorable, seems sweet, and is totally single. I'm thinking I'll be seeing him again no matter what. haha Though it might be a bit unprofessional for me to ask him out (doubtful he's even allowed to ask out a client), so I might have to pull an "either I can keep coming to you for massages or we go out on a date" type thing. I dunno - I'm terrible at asking guys out! But I was already planning on going for a 2 hour massage (I have some prepaid massages to use up!) once the PICC is removed, so I'll be scheduling him and seeing what happens.

  
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AYLEA56 7/10/2012 7:30PM

    Great to hear you sounding so cheerful & happy! Hope your are Enjoying the Concert with your friends and having a really cool time.

Massages are great and of course even better from a cute guy. Hope you enjoy future massages with him and perhaps a lovely relationship.

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GUTHRIESM 7/10/2012 6:00PM

    Great to read this! I'm right there with you- my last dose of TPN is Thursday night!! We can do this!

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MISSCUS 7/10/2012 8:45AM

    Go for the guy. It would be good if it does happen. Doesn't hurt to hope either.
PICC lines come out in one fell swoop. I removed them frequently. Usually no blood either. I hope you will be able to eat some. A Jtube is not so bad to live with. Especially if you start to feel better from better nutrition. It is a long process, and I keep you in my thoughts daily. Hoping for better health for you. I used to work in nursing homes, I would have to set my timer to get thier food in every 3 to 4 hours as ordered by MD. emoticon emoticon

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LADYDARYA 7/10/2012 6:30AM

    Having woked with trying to get former clients on disability I'm hopeful that your social work visit and meeting for your interview go smoothly. I swear that when I was helping folks at my old job I just wanted to scream from the bureaucracy of it all - and some of the stupidity of it all! Sometimes you just want to scream. Sounds like your massage was fun - do you have a script or pay out of pocket on a package? I have a friend who gets massages monthly and I've been seriously considering it. I used to have therapeutic massages but when I moved I just never got back into finding one and going.

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CREECE1 7/9/2012 10:55PM

    I pray that all will go well with the social worker. You should be able to get it after all that you have been through. I am glad that you are doing better. I prayed earnestly for you and my step mother who is going through severe pain and depression. You are still in my prayers.
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I'm miserable today.

Saturday, July 07, 2012

This doctor ordered high sodium diet is kicking my butt. My entire body from head to toes is a mess of cramps, and my entire abdomen and chest especially is a mess of knives and vices. All this and it's not even bringing up my blood volume, blood pressure, or helping me to stop blacking out. Instead, it seems to be gathering fluid in my skin so it adds to the fragility and softness from the Ehlers Danlos and now pattern indentations in my skin can last a half hour. And today I'm getting enough water because I'm on a TPN bag, yet the cramping is so bad it hurts just to breathe.

My head is also throbbing today. Yesterday, when I brought up my migraine, I guess I should have reminded everyone of my 2 migraine diagnoses: Complex and Aytpical Migraine, where the migraine affects my entire body, and Status Migarnosis, where my migraine has gone on nearly non-stop for at least 2 years but perhaps as long as 20 years. This is not what you think of when you hear 'migraine' - it is so much more. I've had headaches every day since I was about 5 or 6 (I'm now 31). I've learned to function when my pain is at an 8, I don't get fevers from infections, I can drive and show no signs when my blood sugar is in the 30s or 40s, having a blood pressure of 82/50 is nothing to be shocked over, I can live a month with almost no food and little water, and medications that should help others tend to make me worse. There is little about me that could be considered normal.

I do what I can to stay positive. Lately, it has been extra difficult. Getting more diagnoses is a step in the right direction, but lacking adequate treatments means I'm not getting any better. I'm weighed down with so much that I can't help but feel drowned now and again. So if anyone has been wondering why I've been a little off-kilter lately, this is why and I'm sorry. The pain and the problems just keep building. My parents have me so upset I want to spit nails. I've jumped through so many hoops lately and I keep getting burned. It also doesn't help that I only shower about 2x/week because the PICC dressing can't get wet, making every shower a huge, uncomfortable production. I seriously miss long, hot showers! I'm frustrated, I'm exhausted, I'm in pain, and it seems like there's no end to it.

I know I have to keep trying. I always do. Days like today I'm just so destroyed I can't stand it. I'm on the couch watching movies, trying to convince myself to eat when the pain is telling me food might kill me. I'm on a TPN bag, so if I don't get much else down today it won't be that big of a deal. I'll do what I can for the next few hours, hope for more than 2 hours of sleep tonight (unlike last night), and hope for a better day tomorrow.

  
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JOYCECAIN 7/8/2012 9:14PM

    I am so sorry you are not feeling well. I m here to talk, I wish I could help you, but I can only be a shoulder to rely on. Love

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CREECE1 7/8/2012 9:09PM

    I am so sorry to hear of the latest happenings. You just seem to young to be going through all of this. You have remained strong inspite of what has been happening to you, and you can pull through this, too. I will be praying for you.
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AYLEA56 7/8/2012 12:34PM

    Sheri, I am sorry you are in so much pain. I can grasp some of the pain you are dealing because of my symptoms. However, I feel really bad that you have to go through so much.
Thinking of you and sending good thoughts and prayers your way.
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LADYDARYA 7/8/2012 9:53AM

    My heart hurts for you. I can only begin to sympathize with you, I know what daily pain is like but the rest if beyond my ken. I can only send you warm emoticon and encouragement.

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EVLOBOS310 7/8/2012 8:25AM

    I'm so sorry you are going through all this. I wish there was something I could do to help.... For now, BIG emoticon

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