Tag Archives: IST

A long line of dietary blunders and truffles

Ok, so I had birthday cake and pizza at the beginning of the month and truffles and Chinese on Valentines. So what? So I think I have finally learned that I have to plan for those times too. The only way that I know of to avoid take out or being surprised with sweets to […]

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 […]

Dysautonomias,POTS, FIBRO,IST, CMPS and hypothyroid / low adrenal function

Ok, so I have POTS, IST, Fibromyalgia,chronic myofascial pain,hypothyroid, nerve damage which is causing the POTS and IST. All of that means my autonomic nervous system is’t working right. When I stand up my heart races and my blood pressure rises then drops so sometimes I drop with it. I don’t pass out because i […]

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 […]

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 […]