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Two points for our side, NO a three pointer.

by Charlotte (no login)


I literally cried when I read this. I have dealt with this mess for so long, I have been very lucky
recently to find your site and now through your help was able to read more info. At times it feels like this is a never ending battle, but it looks like we have a fair chance, maybe fair isn't the right word. A fighting chance.

I have read that it gets worse the longer it has been since the tubal. If my PTS gets much worse it will be unbearable. I spent last weekend yelling at my whole family, and most of this week. I have been so tired I have had to leave work twice in two days. I could not stay awake. My back is killing me, and I haven't been able to focus, hot flashes, and probably the most embarrasing of all
urinary incontinence. I have also had bouts with hypoglycemia, I didn't make the connection with the low blood sugar until I read that many others have experienced this. My Blood Sugar one day was 34, this was checked by another RN via a finger stick (accucheck). Boy do I feel like a winer, but all these things are real and related to the tubal
and I finally have people that actually listen(read) and respond with an understanding ear, and believe. But I am only 34 will be 35 in May, this is not fair!!!!!

Is there a point where it starts to get easier?? At nine and a half years(OCt. 9, 1989) I believe it can't get much worse. I will see the doctor on Tues. I have printed up everything that
has a scientific basis on this Web site and any others that talks about PTS. I will request all the lab work and if necessary will pay for this out of pocket. I do work for the hospital here and if I have to I can ask them to do a payroll deduct
to cover it. I will be able to pay it off in three
months. I will post what the outcome was.

Most of all THANKS for being there!!!!

Posted on Mar 19, 1999, 7:46 PM
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