Category Archives: dysautonomia

Autonomic neuropathy,nerve pain and feet and SUGAR

I am really tying to understand the whole nerve damage thing. Apparently while nerve damage can be caused by diabetes there are other blood sugar problems that don’t show up on tests (or the right tests are not being done) that can also cause damage to nerves. This is the reason that I started to […]

My Tilt Table Test Experience

After so many years of being sick and knowing that something was very wrong with me, I finally found a doctor that did not dismiss me out of hand. Actually I can thank my GP for referring me to a Neurologist that had no idea of what to do with me but he knew one […]

Healthy people (from 5/9/2009 ) are you grateful?

Do you take for granted your ability to get up shower and get dressed? how much energy does it take to put on makeup and style your hair? Can you stand right up from bed and just walk to the bathroom? Can you stay up long enough to get some coffee or let out the […]

Power Recliner? Who knew?

Not me that is for sure!. My parents gave me some money back in December to buy a new recliner because I spend so much time in mine and the spring broke so it really hurt to reach the button bang it in and then rock the chair to get it to recline. So off […]

beautiful weather equals feeling terrible

never fails. The weather is gorgeous. I have waited all winter for this. But since it has been so warm my ability to be upright has gone way down. I sat outside waiting for someone for 20 minutes yesterday and have been nauseous and feeling faint ever since. If I stand up I start to […]

What is your goal today?

It seems to me that I have stopped making daily goals like I used to. So I am going to make some now to get back on some kind of track. I have been trying to walk Abby. I have managed to get to the end of my street and to the next telephone pole […]

Its me, Anne

I decided today that I am sick to death of pretending to be OK. My brother dropped by for a visit because he was in the area (he lives in another state).Of course the house is a disaster and I haven’t had a shower in 2 days so now I feel like I have to […]