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Goshen, Indiana
I am a graphic designer dealing with the combined conditions of Chiari Malformation, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. I am on a constant quest for information on how to manage my health conditions. I love sharing info. with others!
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Done with PT (second round)

Well I am officially done with my second round of PT of the year. I am "sort of" better than I was :-/ At least the shoulder joint is OK, and no...

More shoulder PT - but better!

From reading my latest posts you may think I am a grouchy angry person, but in reality I'm just frustrated :-( I get tired of living in pain, and...

More shoulder craziness

So my hips are doing a lot better! They do pop and lock up occasionally but no more numbness and tingling. However all the extra exercises have...

Emotional stages of food allergies

Yesterday was my birthday and I was hit square in the face with another one of those "situations" where I felt left out due to food. No one ever...

Physical therapy report

Yesterday I was finally discharged from about a month's worth of physical therapy for my sciatica and hip pain. I am glad to say it is much...

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Eat healthy Last update: 13 Oct 2009 » View progress
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Dec 31 2009 by Sarah

I came across this by chance searching my issues.  I'm not sure if you could help, but I would love for you to e-mail me any info that might help. e-mail:

I was diagnosed with hypermobile EDS in 1995.  I have been having some major issues with my health lately.  This week doctors are saying possible stroke, chiari malformation or fibromyalgia. 

Nov 13 2009 by stipeygirl75
Thanks Melissa - I am doing better. I love reading about your recipes :)
Nov 13 2009 by Melissa Bastian
Hello!  It sounds like you've been going through a lot lately - I'm glad to hear that your shoulder's doing better!