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Mixed emotions about today.

Jan 20, 2016 11:11 AM

My day started at 6 am to get the the doctors frustrating morning pissed me off, then of course had to be in the car with my grandfather who thinks that Im going to get magically better after I go to the doctors once and thinks chronic pain is fake. Yes I said it. He thinks there is no such thing as chronic pain. He has told me many times and makes me feel guilty for being in pain. Then I met my doctor. She was AMAZING like she spent a whole hour an half with me to get all the details and info, she is a GI doctor so she didmt know much about CRPS but she 1quickly understood it. She is the type of doctor everyone loved because she truely cared about what a wrong and wants to find the problem. We joked and laughed and she made my day a bit better. That is untill she started discussingthe tests I need. I need a damn colonoscopy....I'll be put down for it But still. I also have to do a few more tests that don't eorry me much. But she wants to test for ecoli and some other Shitty things I don't want to deal with right now. But she really did seem conceded and wants to cover all bases. Oh yeah. My cat scratched my eyeball so I have a scratch on my cornea. So there's that. I just want all this stuff to be over.

Jan 20, 2016 11:17 AM

Jenna u have been through so much and are so young. But we all know u can do this. This is gonna pass. I'm so glad u found a doctor that is caring and listens to u. If only all doctors can be like that. I. Sorry your grandmother still feel the way she does. Was she nkt aware of u being in a coma and really sick in the hospital? How are u faking something like that? That hurts my heart for you.but in to understand. My own mother is that way too. She is wishy washy about it . somedays she is kind and others she is over it. But as long as u remember we are here for you.

Jan 20, 2016 12:27 PM

Its actually my grandpa lol. And he knew about it. He just simply thinks that everything is cureable. But i am soo happy I have met such a nice doctor. I'm just really nervous for all the tests. In having them Feb 25 which is shockingly soon considering we all know that somgimes we wait months to even see a doctor.

Jan 20, 2016 2:22 PM

Jenna, you've been through more in your young life than most have in a lifetime. I feel so bad for all of the younger family members here that suffer every day. Look, nobody wants to have a colonoscopy but it may turn up something that could be helpful with something else.. Chin up, kiddo!! You're a very, very strong young lady. Look at what you've overcome. My hand is here for you to hold any time and you have my number so if you need me, holler!! {{{Hugs}}} πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ»

Jan 20, 2016 2:49 PM

Jenna, I know the thought of having a colonoscopy is scary as shit. Trust me, went through it last year. The procedure itself is the easy part. The prep for it is actually the worst part about it. I'm thinking about you and holding you tight in prayer. Let me know if you need anything.

Jan 20, 2016 9:15 PM

Jenna, I'm so glad your doctor is carrying, and willing to learn more about your CRPS. I hate your grandpa is so closed minded. If it makes you feel any better, most people in his generation are very narrow minded about chronic issues, because their generation rarely had to deal with it. As for the colonoscopy, it's not as bad as you think. Just the prep part sux. I've had 5 of them and the prep part of today is much easier and nicer to the body than what I first used 15 years ago. Omg, you don't even want to know what it was like back then! Lol My hubby thought it was funny until he had to get one a year later, and then he wasn't laughing so much. I always eat a liquid diet 24-48 hours before now. I wish you well and hope this doctor will put you on the upswing to recovering from the past few months. Hugs & prayers! πŸ™‚πŸ™πŸŒΌπŸ’•

Jan 21, 2016 10:21 PM

Jenna, sorry about your grandfather, my step mom and sister have been the same way. It hurts a lot, but they don't seem to notice. I'm glad you got a new doctor, she sounds great! I've only liked a few, two were interns and very kind, and one was a family doc who also works for the local urgent care clinic.

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