The Doctors Will See You Now

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Gone are the days

Of just going to the doctor

They no longer can fix

Everything that ails you

You have a headache –

Go see the neurologist

You feel your heart racing

Call the new cardiologist

Your joints are arthritic

See someone in orthopedics

Sneezing a lot

Make haste to the allergist

Hard to catch your breath

That is time with a pulmonologist

So pull up the clinic’s doctor guide

And see all the practicing specialist

But don’t forget your referral…

I guess your PCP is still  good for one thing

Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – specialist

Wake Me Up When September Ends

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It is going to be a busy September.  I have seven PT sessions scheduled, five doctor visits and an MRI all on my plate for the month.  It also happens to be my daughter and niece’s birthdays this month.  AND… I am my niece’s driver since she has no interest in driving and I have two appointments to take her too as well.  Makes me tired just writing it all out.

The one good thing is it looks as if there will be a little college football to follow.  I haven’t really paid attention to know if pro ball is happening.  But one of the teams I follow is scheduled to have their first game next week.

I want to get my med change settled out.  Maybe reduce it or something because I am SO TIRED all the time with the new meds.  … that is one of the doctors that I am seeing this month.

Before I finish up, I wanted to thank Fandango for sticking with this challenge.  I know he has been struggling with the new block editor… THANKS for giving me inspiration to write.  I just wish it hadn’t taken me so long to finish it.  (Damn pills!)   It has been fun though!

And because you all made it to the end with me…

For Fandango’s Dog Days of August (FDDA) #31 – your plans for September are

Happy and Grateful – Day 3

I have undertaken a challenge this year.  I am trying to find the good in every day by writing about happiness and gratitude that I feel.  No matter how small there is always something to bring a smile or make you grateful, if just for a moment.  Follow along with me as I dig deep as necessary and find the peace of the day.  Join in if you are feeling happy and grateful too – in the comments or on your own blog.  Let’s find some fun!

I am late posting this… darn fatigue!  But it was a busy day yesterday spent on the go and my fibro body takes only so much and then screams, “STOP!”  I just need to learn to write sometime before the stop and hope my happy and grateful moment has occurred.

Yesterday was a trip out-of-town to see my fibro doctor.  For some reason the hundreds of doctors here in town don’t want to treat fibromyalgia.  It is very frustrating.  But I have had some concerns over a new problem with my knee. My mind tends to over think everything… even a new pain.  The doctor seems to think it is just arthritis setting in but took an x-ray to be sure.  I feel better about that.

Just knowing I have a doctor than listens to my worries and does what needs to be done makes me grateful to have found her.  I am happy to have someone who believes in fibro that I can see… there are still doubters in medical field unfortunately.

Doctors are not people I want to see everyday, but I am so grateful I have some good ones in my life.  Cancer, fibromyalgia, depression all have led me to some of the good ones in the profession.  Don’t get me wrong I have had the ones that aren’t so understanding – the doctor who diagnosed me with fibro but wouldn’t tell me, the doctor that said my fatigue was “sleep intoxication”, and the one who refused to see me since I was only making payments on the bill.

I hope you all have been lucky enough to have good doctors.  And if not, I hope you have the strength to keep looking until you find that good ones.  (((HUGS)))