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An interesting development

#Doctors #Scoliosis Hi. How is everyone today? Before we officially go into fall I would like to share a interesting development that has quietly taken shape. I was looking through my test results & noticed one that was tucked in there. My spinal scans from the spinal specialist & whats hypocritical of him is when he told my mom that everything is normal. Yet the report said otherwise. They noted a dextroscoliosis of 26 degrees in my neck, a 13 degree levoscoliosis in my upper spine & a marked coronal imbalance measuring 18.1cm or 7 inches. So what does this mean? Well, a few things it means a rare form scoliosis called cervicothoraric scoliosis in combination with degenerative signs in the cervix & a laryngocele with other findings on brain scan this would point to a little known condition called klippel feil syndrome. BUT WAIT! there is one very profound problem nothing in my genetics mentions any gene related to klippel feil. however, this caught my attention. There is a locus on 8p22.2 that is known to cause laryngeal malformation. This condition is autosomal dominant. My mom has complained about hearing loss & a stooped posture in her neck for years that isn't being cured by chiropractics. Now I'm starting to wonder if my degenerative disc disease of the neck & these new findings will point us toward a new diagnosis. Unless it's just a spinal injury but considering the development of a zenkers diverticulum & prior pinched nerve causing dizziness (radiculopathy). It's also associated with jaw disorders like micrognathia of which I have.

Anyways, everyone. . .have a great fall & wonderful new year. ;)

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Feeling hopeless again

A few months back I made a huge mistake thinking I was doing what my wife wanted. I thought that she wanted to get divorced, I was so wrong and now I have lost everything in this world I truly care about. This is really hard for me to write through all the tears(I haven't cried for 28 years until now).
As each day passes I lose my mental state being away from the one woman I can truly say I love and would die for. On top of that she has my children as well and will not communicate with me at all. She has blocked me from everything. Now all I feel is that because I'm so fucked in the head with this BPD and made a horrible mistake, I'm losing everyone in my life. I truly feel alone and abandoned.
I have been hurting now for so long and can finally show signs of the emotions I feel, I just want my wife to see that I do feel and that I can cry. If my wife would read this I would say...

To my beautiful wife I'm losing because I could never be what I needed to be.

I'm so sorry for all the pain I put you through
I'm sorry for never being able to open up to you
I'm sorry that you never saw me cry
Now I cry every night missing you
I miss the sound of your voice
I hate that I turned your beautiful voice into bitterness
I wish I could change things but I can't
I know I'm losing you for good this time
I know that if you were talk to me I'd cry
I know if I could see you again tears would fall
If you were to hug me I'd break down
If you ever see this know I love you
I will always love you and miss you
I wish I could do anything to put our family back together
I pray and hope this is not forever.

I don't even know what to do anymore. My health is rapidly declining being separated from the people that are my lifeline. I don't want to die and I don't want to kill myself. My body is literally failing me more each day. My kidneys have stopped working as they should, my degenerative disc disease continues to get worse and I can't sleep at all anymore being alone. I miss my family so much it's literally killing me. What do I do? I feel so lost. I just want my family back and the woman I love to forgive me

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Just recently I found out that my "support system" doesn't give a flying pig fart about me, and it ... just makes you feel horrid, y'know?

#Depression #Fibromyalgia #ChronicFatigue #DegenerativeDiscDisease #BipolarDepression #lonely #alone

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Just a #DistractMe post with a "Poppy Pop In!" #Fibromyalgia #MightyPets

This is Poppy my almost 1-year-old blue pointed lynx ragdoll kitten 😻 She spent a lot of time daydreaming yesterday. She hopes she can brighten your day with her bright blue eyes 🥰. She loves to lay on her back in my arms, so she can get belly rubs while she falls asleep. She is one of my two comfort cats, and I don't know what I would do without them! I'd love to hear about your comfort/service animals too!
#ChronicMigraineSyndrome #DegenerativeDiscDisease #IrritableBowelSyndromeIBS #ChronicFatigue #Fibromyalgia #ChronicDepression #SocialAnxiety

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I’m new here!

Hi, my name is MistyBlue. I'm here because I need to find out more info or managing, finding supports, advice for things like what type of travel insurance does everyone use when they have physical & mental health issues? I would like to be able to articulate my diagnosis correctly & so much more.
#MightyTogether #Anxiety #Depression #Migraine #Fibromyalgia #PTSD #ADHD #ChronicIllness #ChronicDailyHeadache #ChronicInflammatoryResponseSyndrome #complexpost-traumaticStressDisorder #DissociativeFugue #DegenerativeDiscDisease #SuicidalThoughts #Suicide #PanicAttack #HereditaryBreastAndOvarianCancer #ManicEpisodes #OCD #DepersonalizationDisorder #DerealizationDisorder

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#EDS #ChronicIllnessEDS Hands fall asleep while sleeping - 10 yrs, cause unknown.

Does anyone else with EDS have their hands fall asleep (not pins and needles, doesn’t hurt, completely numb), to the point where someone can literally cut off your finger and you wouldn’t feel it? This has been waking me every hour for over a decade. Chiro couldn’t help. Dr couldn’t figure it out. Imaging showed nothing. I do have degenerative disc disease C1-C3 (or 4, I don’t remember, I have others elsewhere). I really need sleep. #EDS #Insomnia

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I’m new here!

Hi, my name is Jill. I'm here because I need some help staying positive. A year of no working, thousands in credit card debt, car is only a few miles away from breaking down forever, waiting for my second appeal with disability to happen, all while my friends and family still can’t understand why I’m like this.

#MightyTogether #Anxiety #Depression #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Migraine #ADHD #Fibromyalgia #Hypersomnia #OCD #ChronicDailyHeadache #InappropriateSinusTachycardia #PosturalHypotension #DegenerativeDiscDisease

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