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Lupron Girl

Chronic Pelvic Pain is my blog journey through finding a diagnosis for pain in my pelvis, I believe it is neurologic, struggling my way through the first year of marriage, frustrating doctor appointments, becoming my own and only health advocate and realizing that doctors don't know everything.... Full Bio
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UPDATE by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain It's been YEARS. I have heard from hundreds of desperate people looking for answers, same as I was when starting this blog. I would have taken it down long ago but for all ... Read on »
Fainting - Yikes! by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Despite the fact that I spend most of my time laid up, things are never boring around here. Husband started business school yesterday and with it came a little orientation/rec ... Read on »
Fainting - Yikes! by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Despite the fact that I spend most of my time laid up, things are never boring around here. Husband started business school yesterday and with it came a little orientation/r ... Read on »
Back in the Real World by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Returned from a nice trip to the beach to find a big stack of denial letters from the insurance company and other health insurance bills. Lovely. But, I had an equally large s ... Read on »
Back in the Real World by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Returned from a nice trip to the beach to find a big stack of denial letters from the insurance company and other health insurance bills. Lovely. But, I had an equally large ... Read on »
On the Beach by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Husband, Dog and I packed up and got out of the City for the week and headed to Long Island.  After 6 years and many travels, this was Dog's first trip to the beach. She was ... Read on »
On the Beach by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Husband, Dog and I packed up and got out of the City for the week and headed to Long Island.  After 6 years and many travels, this was Dog's first trip to the beach. She wa ... Read on »
Pain Changes Things by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain I'm back from a small blogging break. It's been a frustrating time. I've made the choice of Hopkins for my care and that has meant weeks and weeks of waiting. Members of my fa ... Read on »
Pain Changes Things by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain I'm back from a small blogging break. It's been a frustrating time. I've made the choice of Hopkins for my care and that has meant weeks and weeks of waiting. Members of my ... Read on »
My Last Rant... by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Probably induced by drug withdrawal.  I need to stop ranting and seriously relax. Read on »
My Last Rant... by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Probably induced by drug withdrawal.  I need to stop ranting and seriously relax. Read on »
Too Many Cooks In the Kitchen by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain My new pain doctor has me absolutely furious.  I haven't really liked the man since he told me I was "doctor shopping" (in my case I like to call that looking for someone that ... Read on »
Too Many Cooks In the Kitchen by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain My new pain doctor has me absolutely furious.  I haven't really liked the man since he told me I was "doctor shopping" (in my case I like to call that looking for someone th ... Read on »
Going off the Drugs by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Drugs.  Or "Medicines" as my new pain doctor corrects me.  Whatever you want to call them, I've been keeping the pharmaceutical companies in business lately.  But I've decid ... Read on »
Going off the Drugs by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Drugs.  Or "Medicines" as my new pain doctor corrects me.  Whatever you want to call them, I've been keeping the pharmaceutical companies in business lately.  But I've dec ... Read on »
ICLW by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Welcome to another round of ICLW -- a quick synopsis -- this blog follows my journey to find a diagnosis for my pelvic pain.  After hearing a pretty resounding "we can't help ... Read on »
A Thank You by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain To all the kind and supportive commenters on this blog, the letters, e-mails, and card senders - thank you.  Your cards now sit on a chest in my living room.  It warms my hear ... Read on »
Genitofemoral Nerve Specialist (or peripheral nerve specialist) - anywhere! by Lupron Girl Posted in: Questions & Answers in Chronic Pain Does anyone know a doctor that specializes in the genitofemoral nerve? It's a rare condition - genitofemoral neuralgia and strangely enough, I've even seen a peripheral nerve ... Read on »
Trip Report by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain It was a long week...with "answers"....if you call them those except they're all conflicting....one diagnosis from Dr. Antolak of Pudendal Nerve Entrapment (the one I didn't w ... Read on »
Pudendal Nerve Doctors by Lupron Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain I think that Pudendal Nerve doctors such as Dr. Renney, Dr. Conway, Dr. Antolak and Dr. Hibner are clearly a rare bunch that are to be applauded - devoting their time to a con ... Read on »