Blog entries from lnester7

lnester7 has a total of 127 entries.

  1. lnester7
    I went skating!! I have been pushing my limits and I know I need to account for ME so I don't relapse, but I always like to do this to see what is OI vs Deconditioning (which I believe is BS). I had a full day, did not rest nor stop one second, I have been socializing, playing with my kid, went out, made dinner, laundry...... I have no symptoms when I am on current dose. My muscle pain is...
    lnester7, Dec 28, 2013
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    Ok so I had a friend doctor asked me why I was still so symptomatic with OI when the recommended doses of midodrine is 10mg 3/day and they have me on 2.5mg 3 times a day. So I decided to run an experiment. I tried 5mg 3/day first day. It was amazing but I took last dose too late so only slept about 2h. I got no PEM or fatigue so I knew I was unto something. Second day I tried 7.5mg 3 / day,...
    lnester7, Dec 26, 2013
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    I really don't understand this CFS, every time I think I am ok and accept where I am, It turns on me, rules change, limits are different and is a completely different ball game. It is as if all the players change and all the rules change while you are getting ready to bat LOL. So I woke up feeling great and I mean great, No symptoms in my head, no other symptoms much at all. So my first...
    lnester7, Nov 29, 2013
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    So since I stopped the allergy foods I am doing worse than ever. I relied a lot on carbs for fast energy. Now I don't even have that. I had a great family trip so I had great 2 days and over did it. Now I am payin for it. But overall is getting harder and harder again just to do the basic stuff. Imagine the big ones :rofl: . I am even thinking about stopping work because the going has...
    lnester7, Nov 25, 2013
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    So the last thing that I ever thought about was having food allergies. The only clue was I felt better when I didn't eat and something I thought was IBS, when I went last to Dr My TH17 was high which I thoguht to be associated with allergies and a lot of inflammation. Also I would eat some stuff then get loose bowels and other times I didn't (will be clear bellow why) At this point I have...
    lnester7, Nov 8, 2013
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    Sooooo, I am doing great, more energy, participating at family live more. But I am passing / balcking out a lot. I get those bouts and then they go away, I have been hydrating properly so not sure what boguht this on. Is very inconvinient because work requieres to call an ambulance if someone passes out. So I hide it. Is quite comical actually. I blacked out in front of a few people and like...
    lnester7, Oct 24, 2013
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    Sooo I miraculously been doing much better of the "deconditioning" (I AM BEING SARCASTIC), I noticed I can just do more and don't get as tired. I went up one point in scale I would think, I have noticed an increase of energy and just general neuro symptoms from day to night. I do get emotional at night when I take the extra dose, but I know is the pill, as soon as I wake up I am my sunny...
    lnester7, Oct 20, 2013
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    Sooo I increased slowly for the past week and added half a pill of famciclovir but yesterday I added the full pill AND OHHH MY. I got full blown flue like symptoms and muscle aches, also burning on the back around the spine. It has been rough 2 days, but in another way I have more energy. I did a lot around the house which I haven't done in a very long time. I forgot how rough the herxing...
    lnester7, Oct 17, 2013
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    PACING sounds soooo good in theory. Sooooo On CFS I have learned not to push my limits but anything that needs from us to push that bit can get us out of our stable condition. So my dog run away, on a pretty steep hill. I knew the moment I went running after the dog that it was a bad idea, but is not like I could just sit there and let it go!!!! I have been doing great in general. Dealing...
    lnester7, Oct 7, 2013
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    I am doing sooo good symptoms wise, I don't feel as sick with viral like stuff. I only deal with muscle pain (Mostly when I overdo) and head feeling (this one is mostly constant, like brain is tender) , I still get a lot of those crashes but I am smarter now to learn to wait it out BY RESTING. I get normal days more often than not. I sit on a chair and just exist. Is very exciting to be able...
    lnester7, Oct 2, 2013
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    So, I came from work tired, I was with family in the table while having dinner. I was not symptomatic , just tired. So I put my head down in the table to rest. I don't remember if my husband moved me to the couch or if I did, All I know is I couldn't have made it to the bed upstairs. But when I am like that the first thing to go is the voice, so I couldn't ask to be put flat. It felt like...
    lnester7, Sep 6, 2013
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    Personal note: Started day 2 on new sleep med. I feel very grogy in the mornings, Might need to lower dose. Overall I think has created a little fatigue. Will keep an eye, but I have spent the last 2 days sleepy. Still going strong, Brain clear, Not very symptomatic except for muscle stiffness in neck and muscle latic acid pain. Need to find a way to lower acidity?!?!?
    lnester7, Aug 23, 2013
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    I am not sure what is working but I am going to count my blessings. I have had mostly very clear head, I feel almost normal. I am having a little bit of burning as I type but not as bad as usually is. I also have much more energy but I am not about to test my limits, I will let my body use it to repair and get better. So like I run to the gym the other 3 times I started getting better and...
    lnester7, Aug 20, 2013
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    I don't know why or how but I am feeling a turn for the better. I fell absolutaley Amazing!!! I am not full of energy, that part is still the same, is more like general feeling in the day to day and symptoms. I felt constantly sick like something was not right and just abosolutaly like garbage, is jsut that we go sick for so long that you forget what it is to feel like human again, and I...
    lnester7, Aug 13, 2013
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    I stopped the equillibrant to avoid going autoinmune. All casaxie has been clear for a while. I saw the CFS Dr. and I am waiting on results. Mostly all issues were the same and I am waiting on results. She asked me to try bioactive milk peptides for sleep. WIll se how that goes. The rest the same, I cut back on the 10 min walk to try to reduce the crasha and go cycle I got going, I added...
    lnester7, Aug 8, 2013