THIS IS MY STORY . . .

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Feb 1, 2021
Hi friends,   I would really appreciate your prayers.   It’s been a hard past several weeks.  I’ve been experiencing severe leg pain every day (especially at night....I’m not able to fall asleep until after 3 AM every night).  We thought it was due to my ferritin being low, so my GI specialist ordered 2 IV iron infusions.   But then, after looking at my weekly lab work, we saw that my blood calcium level has been continuing to drop (this is called hypocalcemia).  Hypocalcemia causes “neuromuscular irritability,” so my legs have been aching [...]
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Mar 25, 2019
Hey friends,   It’s been almost 3 whole months since I last blogged.  SO much has happened. :(   This will be incredibly long, but I just want to document everything so that I don’t forget..   On January 25th, I came down with a scratchy throat and congestion.  I thought it was turning into a cold, and I was a little bummed since it’s always harder for me to recover from sickness.   Well, Sunday evening (the 27th), I suddenly started experiencing a fever, chills, severe low back pain, high heart rate, and more.   Because I have a [...]
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Sep 12, 2018
Hey friends,   It's been more than a month since I last posted....and sometimes, no news DOESN'T mean good news. :(  This will be extremely long, but I want to document everything to remember....so here goes!   About 24 hours after my hip labral repair surgery on August 10th, I went into septic shock (there are 3 types of sepsis: sepsis which I’ve had twice, severe sepsis, and septic shock).  Everything happened SO fast, and it was so scary and tramautic to experience. :'(  The Rapid Response team was called because my blood pressure got dangerously low, I had a [...]
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