I'm Just Having A Bad Day
Posted 05 November 2007 - 09:12 PM
I g I have to go back uess I just need to talk about how a feel. I can't talk to my husband because he just doen't want to hear it. I have been having a couple of bad days. I'm getting a little worry about how tired I am. I get up and I try to do things but I just can't.
Posted 05 November 2007 - 09:19 PM
Going back to my problems....aside from being so tired I am also having a tight feeling in my chest. I know that when this hapens I am supposed to see the doctor, but I don't think there is anything wrong with my heart (I have had many tests) and I'm also fed up with doctors. I also think my esophagus is acting up.
See, the thing is that even though I was diagnosis with SSc. I have been doing king of good. Now, sudenly I am not all well. I am afraid that things are really starting to hapen to me and that really, really, really scares me.
Well, I know we are all having many problems so I want to thank you all for listening.
Have a great day,
Posted 06 November 2007 - 09:36 AM
There are always people here for you, remember that! We are all separated by miles but connected through love and support for each other!
Big hugs and warm wishes! TJ
Posted 06 November 2007 - 12:17 PM
I think the feeling that we are getting worse is something most of us have probably experienced, although it is always a possibility , I try and remind myself that everyone (not just those with a chronic disease) has days/weeks when they not so well and that not every ailment is due to the SSc. Having said that perhaps you should contact your Dr to get things checked out if only to put your mind at rest.
Hope you are feleing a bit brighter soon.
Posted 06 November 2007 - 09:32 PM
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Posted 07 November 2007 - 09:36 AM
Posted 08 November 2007 - 01:42 AM
Listen, tight feeling in the chest is NOT NORMAL.. I had all the heart tests too, and they all showed up normal. I was so incredibly tired and after about two weeks so much in pain I went to the ER, twice in three days! Even in the hospital they kept saying I was fine.
I was having a heart attack. I've now had three in two years, all three times they said it couldn't be that, and IT WAS. I had 99% blockage in three arteries and I DON'T have high cholesterol, don't smoke, don't have family history and I'm only 49.
If you don't feel better soon, and if the pain in the chest gets worse or goes to your neck, arm or hand, go to the ER and insist on blood work. Some of my other worsening symptoms were anxiety, sleeplessness, and the pain got worse and worse. I doubt this is your problem, but hwenever I hear "chest pain" I go on my rant. I want women to know the signs and get their doctors to listen. Even after two HA"s my doctors were still saying as they wheeled me into the Cath lab, "it's probably just anxiety"!!! GRRRRRRR< I'm NOT an anxious person! NOW, after three, the doctor said "You REALLY know your symptoms. From now on, MAKE us listen!"
Good luck and I hope you feel better. LISTEN to your body!
Posted 08 November 2007 - 09:43 AM
Karen hit it right on the nose... and from experience too!
To me, who knows our bodies better than us?
A neighbor of ours age 45, had a heart attack and passed away. The sad part about it... she worked very hard to keep her weight in check. She had been to doctors, but they thought she had carpal tunnel They never even entertained the idea that she "might" have heart issues, with such history in her family.
Her husband said that all women need to know that their symptoms are quite different, particularly from those men can display.... concerning heart attacks.
Not trying to scare you, but I just wanted to speak to Karen's post. At any rate, sometimes we or doctors tend to downplay our symptoms.
Keep on this until you get an answer that works.
Posted 08 November 2007 - 11:45 AM