I have been really slammed recently with sickness. It turns out the whole time, I have been having problems with my Thyroid. My Thyroid and immune system have been battling it out. This has been going on for the past 5 months.
I finally was able to get an appointment with an endocrinologist, thanks to Harrison and his e-mail skills to the doctor. With Kaiser it is extremely difficult to see a specialist. Especially when they deny its my thyroid all because they say the tests come back "normal". Ignoring symptoms and family history, just because a so called test says I am in the "normal" range. ugh
This past week has been terribly hard with extreme breathing and fatigue problems. But without the trials of the past week, I would have never made progress with my thyroid diagnosis. It is sad that it takes 5 months of suffering to get what I needed all along. Finally they start believing me, when my thyroid gland swells up so much I can barely breath.
So on March 3rd, I get to see a specialist. It scares me, but am so thankful for the chance to try out thyroid medication.
I will say one thing. Being sick sure helped me accomplish a lot of knitting and crocheting. :) http://www.bekahjan.com/bekahjans-whimsical-ventures/2010/2/24/glacier-hat-by-karen.html