Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Okay, what gives?

I have been feeling bad for quite awhile now...several months...and the pain and swelling in my right index finger joint finally drove me to see the doctor last week.

I told her about my finger, my knees (which hurt every day now), my lack of energy and general fatigue. She is a wonderful Nurse Practitioner and very responsive. She ran a battery of blood tests and I got the test results back today.

Everything is normal. That's a good thing, right? Then, why do I still feel so bad? Why is my energy through the floor? What am I doing wrong? She wrote a note on my test results that basically said if the fatigue persists, we can go ahead with a referral to a rheumatologist for more tests. But I'm just not sure what to do. I just want to feel better...


Vikki said...

I'm so sorry about the results and very happy at the same time. I can't imagine feeling that way and not knowing why. But I am so happy you don't have any of the things she suggested it might be, like lupus.
Now keep with it. She will help you find out what's going on. But know your in my prayers.

Patty said...

Thank you, my friend! I sent my NP a fax today following up on some of the blood tests, so....we'll see.

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