Monday, August 13, 2012

An Explanation and Apology

So, I have had somewhat bad news for the past few months and I have been processing it.
It isn't new news that I am sick.
I have been open about it for the past six years.
I finally met with a specialist that understands my disease and was able to tell me everything that happened.
Pretty much I had a bone infection that would have disappeared instantly, if it was treated right.
It wasn't. It took over a year to start a treatment to get rid of this. Bone and infection aren't good friend.
As a result, there is a lot of a damage. My right hip joint is severely damaged.
My right sacrum joint doesn't show up on x-ray  or MRI and the left is severely eroded. Like when your bone breaks, the left side is trying to repair it. So I have bone spurs causing pain and inflammation. This is what has been causing my immune system to be overactive.  A lot of the muscles are  on Level 3 on the weakness scale, which means that they move, but not as well as they should.  So there is a lot of work to do,  to get as well as possible. I also have other health issues as a result and I am dealing with those too. I am also on some medicines that should begin to work in the next few weeks.
I am not angry or sad about this. It was just a lot to accept and writing it out, made it seem well real. At the same time, it feels really good to know what is going on
Anyways, I apologize for not posting regularly. I meant to explain why a while ago, but life got really crazy. I was close to finishing writing a book and the end of a year of college, when I found this out.
I hope that everything is going well and reviews soon.
Thank you for your patience.
Sarah.

10 comments:

  1. Don't apologize! It's out of your control. Just get better!

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  2. Don't apologize! It's out of your control. Just get better!

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  3. Sending big hugs and lots of love your way. Get better and take good care of yourself -- #1 priority. xoxo

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  4. No need to apologize. I think everyone is just happy you finally have access to proper treatment.

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  5. Don't apologize Sarah! Sending you hugs! Get better girl!

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  6. Wishing you the best!! Hoping the new medicine kicks in soon. Are they going to send you to physical therapy? Sounds like that might be a good course of treatment for muscle weakness.

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  7. Sarah, take care of yourself. That's the most important thing.

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  8. I just wanted to personally thank you for any support given to my book in regards to Orangeberry, and I happened to read this.

    Keep your head up and do not surrender to dispair. I injured myself at work, ruptured my bicep, and have had two surgeries in the past year to fix it.It has been tough since I worked out often, but I am persevering. I am in therapy now and moving towards a full recovery.

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