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Jul 25, 2015 3:30 PM

I know i have been gone for almost four months but I have good news. After fighting so long and hard to find a neurologist that would just see me then having said neurologist's office fuck me over not once but twice! That's right you heard me right. They called the day before to cancel the appoint and said the doctor was taking the day off.. even though I had booked this appointment well over a month in advance. So I reschedule it to another day and they where booked for over a month yet again. I finally get to the day i had been reschedule to and called to make sure I still had an appointment because I didn't get the reminder call yet.. and get this they changed the date on me without telling me to two weeks later. I had already taken the time off of work and got some to drive me there and it was to short notice to do that all over again. So I had to reschedule yet again for guess what two months out this time. I was at my wits end and it just seemed like this neurologist office didn't care at all. My sister and a few people I work with where going to this neurologist building that is out of town and like almost an hour away and though it all where telling me to just go there instead of dealing with the crazy office. I got a new referral from my doctor a few weeks ago as well changed my anxiety medication because the vistaril was just not doing it any more.. in order to make it though a day at work I had to pop like three of them and i was just so dead tired and out of it. I called my healthcare provider and found out that the place my sister and co-works go to is covered by my insurance so I called and made an appointment. and I was able to get in within a week.. hell they wanted me in two days later but because of work I had to wait a week.

However after finally getting to see a neurologist I finally have good news. After what felt like an hours of going over everything that has happen in the past year with me medically, the test the results of said test the office fucking me over... the new neurologist looked at me and said I think you have fibromyalgia which has been casing all these problems you have and why things have been steadily getting worse. So my neurologist is going to put me on gabapentin 600mgs two times a day and sumatriptan 100mgs as needed for headaches can take two pills twice a week. He also wants me to take magnesium at 400mg once a day to help with the headaches. I am to now add a headache dairy on top of the pain one I already have going. I can not tell you how happy I feel after hearing this news... Its as if you where doubted and told there is nothing wrong with you because you seem alright on the out side.. but on the inside you where going crazy because you knew there was something going on but no one believed you.

I have learned to be your own advocate. And keep logs of every, sleep, pain, anything that you think your doctor might ask about.

Jul 25, 2015 5:30 PM

You're right because you have to be your own doctor.

Jul 27, 2015 11:49 AM

Blabbitz, that's really great that you got a caring doctor and a diagnosis. It's hard fighting when you don't know what you're dealing with. Keeping you in my prayers! 🙏🌼

Jul 27, 2015 1:16 PM

Blabbitz, first of all, let me say welcome back to the community. I am so happy that you were able to get an appointment with the new neurologist so quickly and that he gave you the information that you've been looking for. I really think that this doctor will continue to help you and will do his best to decrease your pain. That other office should be reported to the medical association for their conduct!! There is absolutely NO reason to treat a patient that way if you are so wealthy and "don't care or don't need" patients, it's time to retire and help these folks find REAL doctors that are practicing medicine to help people have a better quality of life. I pray that is what you are on your way to with this neurologist you just saw. If he was that thorough and got you in that quickly, that sounds like a doctor who will go the extra mile to help you get your life back as he can to the best of his ability. I'm thinking of you and will keep you in my thoughts and prayers😋

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