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One more medication....
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      5 comments

I am still having jaw pain that woke me up at 3:30 a.m. and I had to put a cold pack on my jaw to get myself to get back to sleep... This evening I still have the pain...and have had a first dose of Tegretol (which is prescribed for trigemi... Read more
Good news and not so good news...
Monday, January 31, 2011      8 comments

The Mestinon "cured" my double blurry vision....however, this indicates that ocular myasthenia gravis is the cause. So as long as I take this medication three times a day I will have normal eye muscle function and no double or blurry vision lik... Read more
Eyes seem even better today than yesterday...
Sunday, January 30, 2011      6 comments

Things seem to be improving and I think the medications from the neurologist are helping a lot. ... Read more
I finally had an eye exam to make sure driving is safe for me...and everyone else on the road....
Saturday, January 29, 2011      5 comments

I was getting concerned cause I am still having difficulty reading the road signs, though it is improved from my worst days when I could not read the largest lettering on the highway signs....Now I can read most of the smaller signs before I am ... Read more
Planning to see my supervisor at work today regarding....
Friday, January 28, 2011      7 comments

Getting a glare screen and setting up an ergonomic evaluation for my work station to assist with neck pain. Hopefully in a week at a full dose of Mestinon my blurry/double vision will be improved enough so I can return to work. Next week... Read more
Off work until February 7th.....hope vision is better by then....
Thursday, January 27, 2011      4 comments

I am debating regarding getting a vision check but think I just need to be patient and have it checked in a week after I have been on the medication for that at full strength for a week. Hopefully vision will be improved. If not, need to see (... Read more
Spending time waiting for call back from doctor....
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      6 comments

I missed the call back yesterday as I was at physical therapy when the secretary called me and by the time I was done with PT the neurology office was closed. So I am hanging around waiting for the phone to ring... had a couple of questio... Read more
Just spent a day "biding my time" waiting for things to get better...
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      2 comments

I did go out today and whirlpooled my sore neck...and then went to physical therapy where the therapist did some treatment similar to chiropractic manipulation of my neck. She also had me work on some exercise machines which addressed my sore a... Read more
Staying up way too late....
Sunday, January 23, 2011      9 comments

So it's after midnight and I need to get to bed soon. Managed to drive and go shopping and out to lunch with a friend today. Splurged on some Bose headphones so I won't have to hear the blaring t.v. noise when trying to work on computer. Fidd... Read more
Oh, boy!!! 2 new pills...more blurry vision....
Saturday, January 22, 2011      3 comments

I am barely able to see to type this blog this a.m. I checked out fine at the internist and apparently I have no ear infection or sinus infection (which would be an easy fix). The neurologist prescribed 2 new pills. A muscle relaxant I ta... Read more
Seeing my internist this afternoon....
Friday, January 21, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday I called the neurologist....again!!! and he did not call...again.... This morning I felt pretty good when I woke up....then I ate breakfast and made a few phone calls and the sinus/ear/jaw pains started up again..... I decid... Read more
Aches go on....
Thursday, January 20, 2011      6 comments

Multiple aches...possibly getting flare up of fibromyalgia.... I tried an Imitrex 2 hours ago and I have not noticed much improvement in the head pains. So I am doubting the headache part of this is caused by migraine..... I have another c... Read more
Back to dentist...
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      6 comments

I had to go back to the dentist and get a filling on a crowned tooth (as a temporary fix). Dentist actually talked about replacing the whole bridge which I strongly objected to. Hopefully this bridge will hold up for another year or so. ... Read more
Seeing dentist today....
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      3 comments

My daughter calls my dentist, "The Salesman of Crowns." I do believe if he says I need a crown today it will be my last visit with him. I am going in for a routine cleaning and exam. A year ago I lost two front teeth to an long standing (... Read more
Odd schedule...up later and sleeping later....
Monday, January 17, 2011      7 comments

Since I don't have to go to work for awhile (on medical leave) I have changed my usual habit of going to bed early and getting up at 5:00. The past week or so I have started staying up until midnight or so and sleeping in to 8:00 or even 9:00 i... Read more

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