Every patient who is experiencing delays or has been denied treatment is asking themselves, “How quickly will my symptoms escalate?”
Imagine reading about how life-changing a med is and not being able to have a doctor write it for you?
It was either take my meds and continue the date like normal or not take my meds and have difficulty walking back to my car.
What started as a way to rebuild my self-worth and to help others with invisible illnesses to advocate for themselves, literally has taken me to places I never imagined
A 5-hour round trip ride on the back of my friend’s Harley to the coast of Maine wouldn’t have been possible prior to IVIG. I had so much fun I made him take me for a longer ride the very next day!
Most surprisingly, my professional world and personal autoimmune battle have collided in a way that I never would have imagined.
“The one thing I’ve learned about friends is that the good ones are
rare.” Lauren Conrad
I used to only think of the seasons with the exterior changes in the world around me. However, as an autoimmune warrior, I now know my interior changes will accompany what is going on outside.
After the last couple of weeks of being reminded that I do need to stay cool when temperatures soar, I will wait until December to take out my air conditioners next year.
Finally having a specialist find the reason for your symptoms is as exciting as finding a map when you’ve been lost for years. There are many paths to choose, but at least you know where you are starting from.