The Last Word

By mid-January, I felt like hell because I have been through hell. Even as the vision problems worsened, I decided to lose weight and try to regain some of my health, and at least relieve the joint pain, sinus drainage, and other seemingly disparate symptoms.

What I didn’t know at the time was that I was fighting a lot more than I realized and that those disparate symptoms were all clues that the neurologist saw as a good thing—sending her on a path to a firm diagnosis (we have a ways to go on that one). Continue reading The Last Word


It’s Always Something

It has been a hard day. I don’t feel like going into what I’ve been dealing with for nine months (at least), or what might be wrong with me, and what the lifelong effects might be, nor the tests and medications that might be ahead. Continue reading It’s Always Something