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    Lucky

    Every morning when I don't want to get out of bed (I have 20 conditions), I have to tell myself over & over, how LUCKY I am to still be alive. #HEDS #addisons #fibromyalga #indwellingcatheter #LungDisease #boweldisease
    #svt #thyroidfailure #anaemia #Photophobia #Cataracts #SjogrensSyndrome #BreastCancer #metabolicmyopathy #fibromyalga TMD/TMJ etc....

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    These are my precious furry companions. Do you have any fur companions that are your life?

    Wow this time I was able to post a picture and they're together. In foreground is Gracie 13 yo we've been together for 12 1/2 years. The black blob at the top left is Merlin 9 yo I adopted him 2 years ago. He was considered unadoptable bc he's a black cat, overweight (20) lbs & has feline asthma. He was 20 lbs when I adopted him and weights the same no matter what I try. These furry creatures are my life. Gracie is my cuddle bunny after we lost both her fursisters (within 4 months of each other) who she grew up with, she literally stayed with me for the times I just cried for days. I felt badly for her bc she would search for her sisters everytime we had a shared time like meals or nitenite treats. So I got Merlin. No background on him,he's vocal loves the sounds of kittens crying makes biscuits while trilling hated being picked up no cuddling. I Taught him to use an inhaler for his asthma attacks. He recently had mini stroke, his personality changed for the better. Now likes to cuddle, calls for Gracie when it's nitenite treats or if he sees me outside or it's 5 minutes past time to eat he meows pitifully. Thank goodness for them.
    #ADHD #Anxiety #Arthritis #Fibromyalgia #Gout #Osteoporosis #Osteopenia
    #congenital Kyphosis #PeripheralNeuropathy
    #Bastrop Syndrome
    #bone spurs
    #Reynards Syndrome
    #Shingles # Shoulder impingement Syndrome
    #spinal stenosis #Cataracts

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    Has anyone experienced a serious side effects from a medication?

    Going for Catract surgery in 4 days caused from taking a very strong medication for just 6 months.
    #Sarcoidosis ,#Cataracts ,#Pain ,
    #side Effects, #chronic Pain,
    #eye Surgery

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    How do you keep your household going with multiple illnesses and only 1 other member in the house?

    If I rest nothing runs smooth and if I don't rest, I run out of energy or the nerve pain gets too intense.
    #chronic pain, # multiple health challenges #Pain , #home , #Sarcoidosis , #Cataracts

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    When the Other Shoe Drops Use the Damn It Doll.

    So today I get another phone call from my grandson's Aide. When that call comes in, and I miss it, and the voice mail is only 6 seconds long my heart drops. I'm his Guardian so something has happened. The last time it was horrific, that was in December. He just celebrated his
    24 th Birthday last month, his mother and I got him a upscale new TV. So today he is with other clients and staff in a van. One of the staff needed to use the facilities. As she's getting out of the van he bolts past her and into a small supermarket. He then proceeds to destroy about 1/3 of the store, and slaps a customer across the face. By this time the owner has ushered all customers out of the store closing the store. The extra staff from where he lives and the police arrive. (Now we have ppl outside trying to take pics of him) Police intervene thank God. They were in a different part of town it was not the same police that usually go to the house when he takes off or causes issues. And kudos to these three police officers who were more than kind and extended verbal and physical help in getting my grandson back into the van. My grandson was not ready to go and he was still in the state of raging psychosis. In the midst of getting him to settled down his aide she got kicked in the head so I'm praying she's all right. I am sick about this this is starting to ramp up he is on several medications including haldol. And then I have to call his mother who is in a nursing home and tell her what happened. I just feel like every ounce of energy has been sucked out of me. I'm so damn sick, myself I can barely move due to back probs. I'm so angry because there is no way to have proper consequences for this behavior because he's #mentally Challenged #Bipolar ,# Autism spectrum, #ADHD , #Hearing impaired, and also #Seizures . I think I'm going to beat the hell out of my daughters damn it doll, then take a nap.
    #ADD
    #Anxiety
    #Baastrupt syndrome
    # Bone spurs
    #Bursitis
    #Cataracts
    #Cauda Equine Syndrome #Costochondritis
    #Fibromyalgia
    #hiatal Hernia
    #Osteoporosis
    #Osteopenia
    # Peripheral Neuropathy
    # Pleurisy W/D
    #Raynard syndrome
    #Shingles
    #spinal stenosis
    #Tendonitis