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I hate waiting for results!!!!

Mar 25, 2016 7:54 PM

I really hoped I would get my results yesterday in advance of the long weekend. They weren't in yet. Now I have to wait at least four days to find out if I have lupus, diabetes, a metabolic disorder or if my small fiber neuropathy is idiopathic. If it's idiopathic it means it is not reversible and will continue to get worse. If it's one of the other three my small fiber neuropathy could be reversible if the underlying cause is treated. That means I would have something else wrong though. I wish I was a patient person when it comes to things like this but I am so not!!!

Mar 26, 2016 7:17 AM

CNDgirl, this just gives you time to pray to effect the outcome. I will pray with you. We do not want Lupus to be the test results. You need a break. And what ever the symptoms you need it to be reversible. Peace & Grace

Mar 26, 2016 7:43 AM

I feel like this always happens! But I try to think of it takes longer maybe it will be more correct rather than being rushed :)
I hope the news comes back that its reversible! 😃

Mar 26, 2016 11:57 AM

Thank you so much ladies :) I like your line of thinking. Prayers and that it will be more correct and not rushed. I'm glad you showed me different perspectives.

Mar 26, 2016 1:25 PM

CDNgirl37, know that I feel what you are saying. It's hard when you are trying to figure out what's wrong with you and be patient. I have to tell you that I am not patient either. It's from worry and stress and trying to figure out a next move when you don't have the whole story. It's best to meditate, pray, distract yourself and wait it out. You'll make yourself crazy with what ifs. In the meanwhile you're in my prayers and I'm sending you some gentle and reassuring {{{Hugs}}}💕🙏🏻🌻

Mar 26, 2016 2:25 PM

Thank you :) My rational side knows I need to wait before worrying and that putting a name to what's happening will not necessarily make anything change. The problem is that side rarely wins when I have Google at my fingertips.

Mar 26, 2016 2:45 PM

I hate waiting too! It have been waiting on my MRI brain scan results for over 2 weeks. We decided to call the neurologist, and it turns out the imaging center had not even sent my brain images over to his office! We decided to make an appointment for this coming Monday to discuss the results in person and, hopefully, speed up this whole process. I'm so tired of hurting...so tired of not knowing what is going on.

Mar 26, 2016 11:39 PM

That would drive me crazy! I found out very quickly after my mri because it was done to rule out Multiple Sclerosis.

Mar 27, 2016 2:42 PM

Hang in there CDNgirl. I'm waiting with you. My follow up is in two weeks. Where in Alberta are you? I'm in crappy Northern AB. About 20 mins. From Grande Prairie. Grande Prairie is where I'm the amazing Internist if needed another doc option in the future.

Mar 27, 2016 6:29 PM

Cdngirl, I'm praying you'll get answers very soon, and that it's easily treatable, and hopefully reversible. Hugs! 🙂💕🙏🌼

Mar 27, 2016 9:51 PM

Thanks FlappysLady :) Gibber, I live by Calgary. I'm hoping tomorrow isn't a day off for lab staff too. I don't know how much longer I can wait!!!!

Mar 28, 2016 10:48 AM

I hear you. The wait is brutal. Calgary's so nice.

Mar 29, 2016 12:31 AM

Calgary is :) It is really busy though! Some of the wait times are insane! If I hadn't been pushed through as urgent (they were concerned of a brain tumour or spine deterioration) I would not be as close to a full diagnosis as I am.

Mar 30, 2016 1:52 PM

I'm glad they thought you were urgent then.

Mar 30, 2016 3:43 PM

Cdngirl, I know this may sound cruel to hear but it really is not meant to sound this way. It is just from the perspective you take it from. We usually don't want to be patient because we want to control the outcome and make the next move. Sort of like chess. I do this all the time. But really in most situations, we really need to realize we have no control of the outcome except to the way we react to it. So the time you have now, would probably be best spent on just trying to relax as much as you can. Because it will cause you undo anxiety trying to figure out a way to deal with all the different outcomes. I know this is so much easier said then done. I am speaking from a lot of experience of worrying myself and planning for something I could do nothing about. Maybe you are doing a good job at this already. I just detected so worry in your words. My best wishes on the better of all outcomes and a treatment to make your life more pain free.

Mar 30, 2016 8:25 PM

I completely agree that I want control. I haven't had any control throughout this process other than taking the meds for my chronic migraines. I have no control over how numb, burning, or sore my arms and feet are. I feel like we are so close but so far at the same time. :(

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