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ritzbit
07-16-2009, 07:13 AM
I have my appointment today. I also have appointments with an PT and OT sooo Im probably seriously going to be at Childrens all day. Im a little nervous. I dont know what exactly could go wrong but it seems like I get bad news everytime I go. So lets hope everything looks ok with my blood work and all that =/

Oluwa
07-16-2009, 07:15 AM
I am hoping with you....

Don't forget a read, MP3 player...

Hugs.
Love,
Oluwa

ritzbit
07-16-2009, 07:27 AM
I'll probably bring my school work with me. I need to start working on that. Last time we had one appointment and we were there for 4 hours. So with 3 or 4 appointments I dont think were ever going to leave lol

Oluwa
07-16-2009, 07:30 AM
Maybe pack a cooler full of eats...and an aero-bed.

Love,
O.

Saysusie
07-16-2009, 09:28 AM
I hope that you get some good news. Try not to stress and please let us know how it goes!

Peace and Blessings
Namaste
Saysusie

gina
07-16-2009, 10:52 AM
I hope you get some good news for a change.
Please let us know how it went.
Good luck you are in our thoughts.

ritzbit
07-16-2009, 02:12 PM
My appointments didnt take as long as I thought they would. They said that nothing looked too bad with my blood work, and they said that what was wrong with my blood work matched up with all my complaints. I did the most wonderful thing with my OT today. They dipped my hands in like hot wax. It felt amazing, I want my mom to go buy me one as an early birthday present lol

Oh I have been officially diagnosed with SLE today.

Spanglishqueen
07-16-2009, 02:38 PM
Hi Ritz,

Glad to hear your appointments went well and you got a diagnosis. Sorry it has to be SLE but at least now your symptoms make sense with the results. The paraffin wax on your hands sounds outstanding, I never thought that could help with the joint pain...although it makes sense. Is you mom gonna buy one from a beauty salon or do they sell medical ones?

Hooray again for the good appointment day!:banana:

ritzbit
07-16-2009, 02:52 PM
First of all that dancing banana made me crack up becuz of this inside joke with my friend lol

And it really made my hands feel awesome becuz of my raynauds. My hands get really bad and swollen and sore and I think a big part of it is becuz of my raynauds and when she did that today I was like oh my goodness I love this lol it was like running my hands under hot water for ten minutes only it was almost instantaneous relief. My OT told me you can get them for around $40 at places like Kmart.

Im kind of bummed that they arent going to take me off the prednisone though. I didnt realize that even if they did they would only be going from 10mg down to 9mg. Which we may do at my next appointment in month.

Angel Oliver
07-16-2009, 04:09 PM
Oh Riz im so gad you were not there along time and it went ok.Im glad you got your official diagnosis too,but wish it was'nt so you could be painfree n ok. Oh i so want to dive into some wax stuff right now n soak until i set :) How good would that feel if your hands felt better hey. Maybe stick a wick in me gob n light it too for fun :laugh:
Lots of love
Amanda.xxxxx

Angel Oliver
07-16-2009, 04:10 PM
lol i did say wick :) like a candle lol.x

ritzbit
07-16-2009, 05:47 PM
Oh what a thought that is lol :)

gina
07-17-2009, 06:06 AM
Glad the wax worked for you. I didn't even think about and my being a hairdresser the manicursit had one i use to do those once a week when i worked for my mom.

Have a great weekend.

Lala
07-17-2009, 06:41 AM
It makes me want go right now for a dip, I always have my 12 and 14 year old massages my hands,, maybe we need a tubful of wax lol, but then that would be kinds sticky..

crmj1183
07-17-2009, 06:52 AM
Rizbit,

When you go to the doctor your results will come back good. Think positive and try not to speak or think negatively. You will be fine.

Chriss

ritzbit
07-17-2009, 08:42 AM
I personally think the wax is magic lol maybe its just me but my hand felt AMAZING when I did it lol I would consider trying it out if you have problems with your hands