1 Day-2 Doctors

Yesterday was a double header with doctors for me not exactly the kind of double header a person wants. It wasn’t too bad though.

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The first one was a visit to the orthopedic surgeon for an injection in my knee. It was the first of a three part series of something I can’t pronounce. I call it hydraulic fluid lol. It seems to help my knee though. He was kind enough to answer a few questions I have about a few other issues.

The second one was the moment I had been waiting for. It was full circle for me. What started with me telling my GP I thought I have Psoriatic Arthritis which led to a string of various specialists, I received the diagnosis. I actually do have Psoriatic Arthritis. He prescribed a medication for me to take which is a DMARD-Disease Modifying Anti Rheumatic medication.

So after almost five years, thousands of dollars, and other chronic issues being diagnosed- Celiacs and Fibromyalgia, a Rheumatologist at the leading medical center in my state diagnosed me.

We will see how the medication goes. It feels a bit anti-climatic, but now I know. Such is the life of a Spoonie-person living with chronic illness.

I can’t imagine going through all of this without Jesus. My prayer times with Jesus in the mornings have made a difference.

Thank you for reading. God Bless.

25 thoughts on “1 Day-2 Doctors

  1. I couldn’t imagine doing all this without Jesus either, Matt. I’m glad you finally got that diagnosis. Thank you for keeping it real. It seems like you simply tell the unvarnished truth about you life—the good and the bad. And you give credit to God for holding everything together. I like that. Blessings!

  2. I’m glad you got the diagnosis, but sorry that you have to live life as a spoony. I’m so glad to hear that your time with Jesus helps you to have the strength to get through it. God is good that way. ❤ You are a light and inspiration, dad. Keep being awesome and shining that light of yours. ❤❤❤ Love you dad! 😃

  3. Jesus loves you and with you every step of the way. So glad you have a diagnosis and I pray that the medicine works. As above it is time to rest. Lovely seeing you today big bro 🙂

  4. I pray that it works well with your body, bro. 🙏
    Abba’s hands of protection and healing over you. 🙏
    Glad you are daily drawing strength from Him. Do take care. 🤗

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