Thursday, February 17, 2011
Day 48/365 Neck shots
He asked me about it and I told him what has been going on with it and all of the new little things that are going on. He referred me to a new neurologist. He also did a different kind of injection, or rather injections on me today.
Usually I have to lay on my back and he comes in from the side, closer to where the pain is. Today, he had me on my stomach and he put in multiple shots and I could feel him in there with his needle moving around. Ewww. It hurt.
Anyway, when I got up, he had me go to the front desk and give them the information to make an appointment with a neurologist (My current guy is a pain management specialist/neurologist). I looked him up and he receives excellent ratings from his patients, but his specialties are neurology and ....multiple sclerosis! Well, of course, me and my Web MD degree started to flip right out on that, so I had to check out what MS was. I'd heard the word before, but I never really knew what it was.
Turns out that one of the big symptoms of MS is dizziness, so I'm assuming that is why he referred me to this guy. However, most of the other MS symptoms don't fit my symptoms, so I'm going to have to hope to heck that I don't have this disease.
After recovering in the recovery room and taking care of the referral information, I had lunch with Joel. He is freaked out about all of this and has his medical family members who are at SLU on my case checking things out for me. It's always good to have him on my side.
In non-medical news, I tried to upload my pic today and it said I was out of space on here! WHAT??? So I had to delete some of my former pics in order to post this one. If you try to look for earlier pics, ya won't find many. Anybody got a solution for this???
EXIF info for my lousy pic today: f/8, 1/80 sec, ISO 200, 50mm, flash, compulsory