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RSD/ Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome

Thursday, January 08, 2009      1 comments

Here is my newest grand- daughter, Ellie Grace, joined with her brother Connor, who is 2 yrs old. Ellie was 3 weeks early, but someone miscalculated, because she weighed 8 lbs an... Read more

Starting over 09/24/08

Wednesday, September 24, 2008      1 comments

Hello: I have really changed in weight in the last 9 months. Due to RSD pain, and taking neurontin, I have put on my 25 lbs , as a side effect to neurontin in having a " belly pad". My Dr has told me I need to choose to get off medication ... Read more

What is RSD or Complex Reginal Pain syndrome?

Tuesday, July 29, 2008      6 comments

Hi: I am getting more questions of what is RSD? This may exlain more: "This sort of explains RSD or also known as Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome: "(For those of you who don't have RSD but suffer from any other form of chronic pain (CP) ... Read more

07/28/08 Not doing so well

Tuesday, July 29, 2008      5 comments

Hi everyone: I hate to say this, but I am not doing well, with this RSD of my leg. In addition, my other knee is now bone on bone and the Drs all who treat me, say no further surgery, as they and I fear that that my other limb will be the... Read more

07/09/08 Home for a few weeks

Wednesday, July 09, 2008      1 comments

Hi girls : I am back from Michigan. where we had horrible weather every day. It rained daily, it was in 60-70 degrees, and extremely humid. My RSD knee pained so much I couldn't walk at the end of the week. Since I arrived home, I got a wheel... Read more

Update on how it is going

Friday, June 20, 2008      3 comments

Hi to everyone: It has been a long time since I have blogged, due to surgery complications that remain. Since my total knee replacement in Jan, I developed RSD below the knee replacement and down the leg. RSD pain is the absolute worse... Read more

Wow-I am late in blogging

Thursday, February 07, 2008      0 comments

It has been a hectic month for me post op total knee replacement. I am riding a stationary bike 15 minutes a day- but unortunately seem to have neurological pain around and under incision. I hope it is is not neuropathy! My team has been ... Read more


Tuesday, December 25, 2007      1 comments

Well- I don't know where all this time went, that I am so late in blogging. Actually it is partially due to all the pre-op testing, registration, Dr appointments, x-rays, etc. It is Christmas and I am claiming that with Christ's stripes I ... Read more

This is a little late to blog- need right knee total joint replacement

Thursday, December 06, 2007      2 comments

I have been MIA because of various things like many Dr appointments, classes to get ready for my right knee replacement. I am scheduled for surgery,, finally on 12/28/07 The delay was that I had big chart, that I gave to the orthopedic and he... Read more

getting ready for knee replacement

Monday, November 19, 2007      1 comments

I had to buy those cute pick clogs that are plastic- nurses wear them alot as they are waterproof and have a tread on them- got them to match pretty pink robe. Got a tray for eating in bed, a tempurpedic soft conforming neck pillow as I will be ... Read more

11-12-07 Knee pain/ collapsing

Monday, November 12, 2007      3 comments

Well tonight I went to Best Buy with my hubby- We took my walker with a seat as my right knee is in a brace of over 6 months now, and getting worse- so that it will not hold me up- I came out of Best Buy being pushed in the seat of a walker almo... Read more


Sunday, November 04, 2007      0 comments

I'm back home from staying with friend again while paint and new cupboards are being done. I'm disappointed to come home to cupboards not completed. Mon , Nov 5 I have knee arthrogram and CT with dye. It is 3-4 hour procedure . My handy w... Read more


Saturday, October 27, 2007      1 comments

Our team is struggling some with one active team leader, and I sked for more coleaders. I hope I found at least one. We miss Barbie so much who has been acting team leader, hopefully she will ne able to go to library and get on once a week. ... Read more


Saturday, October 20, 2007      0 comments

I lost my whole blog to cyberspace. I am discouraged with week with onoy me and another partial co leader- not much discussion on board- don't kn0w why. I have copied informational articles about fibromyalgia. I will have MRI with contra... Read more

Finally living back home

Wednesday, October 10, 2007      0 comments

Hi everyone: As many of you know that I have been living with a friend, as we have been doing some remodeling. My husband has painted ( I am allergic too any strong smells, had an asthmatic attack and had to leave until he finished painting. i h... Read more

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