Saturday, February 14, 2009

Day 40

Well, a lingering cold/chest congestion has been taking place... finally got to the Doctor and some antibiotics prescribed. The cough & congestion clearing up, energy level is low (to be expected) as far as the scleroderma symptons .... the numbness in arm & leg is still gone.

Monday, January 26, 2009

DAY 25

Nothing really changed or new at this time. Leg & Arm ache still absent which is good, and flexibility with legs slightly improveing

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

DAY 20

Finger ulcer now healed. Still having no "ache" in legs but left leg still somewhat stiff, can't help but wonder if some of this "favoriting" of other leg is part of the long term dependancy she had for so long? Still on the enhancer pills and vitamins. Legs are still much more flexable but like I say still walks with some stiffness. Time will tell. Still experiencing relief from being cold all the time. Think she is a bit depressed about not being an "instant miracle" but need to be mindful of the "noted" improvements. Energy level is low but think with some added nourishment boost this will improve? One must be mindful that with this disease one has many disabilities as compared to concentrating on one aliment such as a breathing problem (which by the way, hers is much better)or diabetes etc.

Saturday, January 17, 2009

DAY 16

The regimen of vitamins and special diet is over. She will now take an "enhancer" vitamin twice a day while taking the rest of the original vitamin in a lesser quantity. The finger ulcer is now just a dot size scab. At this point she would normally pick it off lol... I told her to leave it alone. Equalibrium problem is no longer an issue, legs more flexable and "ache" when walking is no longer present. She does experience a stiffness still when walking. Will post the original instruction sheet she received from the Dr. for review. The enhancer pills prescribed will be for around 4mos.

Monday, January 12, 2009

DAYS 11 & 12

Ease of walking gradually getting better not running yet (lol). The finger ulcer is about healed up and as I said earlier sometimes these will last for mo's especially in cold weather. Has been taking it easy the past two day's because of chest cold so hasn't exercised much plus a lady rammed her with her grocery cart Saturday and a bit bruised.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

DAY TEN

Linda is sleeping better, eating more, and walking smoother with more energy even though she is having a chest cold at the moment. This may not seem very significant (her walking) but the mobility and off balance she was experiencing is what bothered her the most and causing some depression. Mobility in her case was like taking the car keys away from grandpa. Subsequently her spirits are good and anticipating even better performance.

Friday, January 9, 2009

DAY EIGHT - NINE

By the way my spouse's name is Linda. In case we get more names to report you can keep track lol. Ok..Received 2 calls last night re treatments you will see these in Post. As far as Linda, the cold still is not affecting her as before and ulcerated sores still healing but not yet healed. She is getting a bit more mobil and numbness previously experienced is still absent. These are good signs that "something" is working. While this may seem to be slow progress rather than an instant miracle it is progress.