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Sleeping Beauty

Monday, May 06, 2013

I've been getting more than my fair share of sleep. I do not know if it is because I am still healing or if it is a side effect of coming off the medication for my GI issues. Ah though the Doctor stated that my ulcer is healed, I still had a red area in my stomach. ... I was good no spicy stuff or margaritas for Cinco de Mayo.
But sleeping has been my main activity of late. I hope that means I am healing. It seems that my stomach is fine when I am not eating, but once I start my stomach feels better when I continuously eat.

The battle within wages on. Being in distress, it is difficult to think clearly and pursuing a solution has been haphazard. On good days I push forward, on bad I curl into a ball. How do individuals who are ill supposed to advocate for themselves?
I have been contemplating alternatives since I'm not really getting answers from traditional medicine.

What would you do?
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BIGLITTLEWOMAN 5/6/2013 9:23PM

    I am sorry for your distress. I don't know what I would do. I think I would need to ask, if this were my child what would I do. (We seem to fight much harder for our children don't we?) So if it were your child with these symptoms would you accept these results?

I have always thought if you are sleeping, your body is asking that of you. Perhaps it is part of your healing right now.

Would acupuncture ease any of your stress/symptoms?
Would you consider a consult with a homeopathic physician?

You present such a positive force to us here in Sparkland. emoticon

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ID_VANDAL 5/6/2013 4:57PM

    Good question on advocating for yourself. I am to the point I want to stop eating processed foods. Something is clearly amiss in our society and the "go to easy to fix processed foods"

Glad to hear the ulcer is fixed however - you are healing so keep on being nice to yourself.

Vandal

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1CRAZYDOG 5/6/2013 2:07PM

  Sleep is so healing, so that's good that you're getting lots of rest. May MENTALLY annoy you when you'd rather be up to your regular routine, but it's a good thing.

Awwww, that's good that the Dr. says your ulcer is healed and you were able to resist those Cinco de Maio foods that aggravate! NOT EASY!

HUGS

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