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Why I "got back on the wagon"

Monday, April 26, 2010

Found out today that the numbness in my leg that I was afraid was a stroke and caused me to get back on the wagon (of eating well and losing weight) is "Meralgia Paresthetica", damage to a specific large nerve, often caused by... drum roll please... obesity. Combined with sleeping in an old camper bed! LOL. (It started the night we camped down in Santa Cruz a few weeks ago). The Doc was glad to hear I was losing weight. Should clear up in a few months. It's not dangerous. Here's a link if you are interested:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Me
ralgia_paraesthetica


This also caused me to get the doc to put me on some new blood pressure meds... and they are working! :-)
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SBATES63 4/27/2010 6:04AM

    I am glad that your leg was nothing really serious. I know that procrastination and avoidance are big issues in my life, ones that I am working really hard on. Keep up the great attitude and everything will fall into place.

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LMB-ESQ 4/27/2010 5:59AM

    It's always nice to know something you're afraid of is not coming to pass! As if you don't already have enough on your plate! Glad it's good news!

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CYNDY_55 4/27/2010 1:25AM

    Best Wishes & Good Health To You
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BRITTBRATT23 4/26/2010 11:40PM

    oh wow!! i hope everything gets better asap!! Congrats on improving your life!!! Good luck!!

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BRITTBRATT23 4/26/2010 11:40PM

    oh wow!! i hope everything gets better asap!! Congrats on improving your life!!! Good luck!!

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BRITTBRATT23 4/26/2010 11:40PM

    oh wow!! i hope everything gets better asap!! Congrats on improving your life!!! Good luck!!

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BRITTBRATT23 4/26/2010 11:40PM

    oh wow!! i hope everything gets better asap!! Congrats on improving your life!!! Good luck!!

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