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Lindamarie927 Hoping to find balance and wisdom through the physical challenges of this year.


Ten Weeks and Counting

Nov 13 2010
It's been a slow journey, but I am finally getting better!  I was walking on the treadmill at the  gym the other day, thinking that it was not as hard as I thought it would be, when I realized it was the 10-week anniversary of my surgery.  The bad headaches are gone, and my energy is slowly returning (most days).  I'm not done, though:  a bone density test, an MRI, blood work, and a cortisol stress test, along with visits to my neurosurgeon and endocrinologist are all on the calendar within the next month.  I just want to be done, and healthy.  I am so tired of this endocrine roller coaster.  And, I want to lose this 15 pounds I put on during my recovery so I can wear my clothes again.  I know, I should be glad that the surgery is done; I am, and I feel truly blessed that I was placed into competent hands.  But sometimes I get frustrated that I have had to go through all of this.  I know many people suffer much more than I have, and I am grateful that my condition is under control for the time being.  

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written by Lindamarie927, November 14, 2010
Thank you, Chantelle! smilies/cheesy.gif

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