Arthritis, simply defined, is the inflammation of one or more joints. But it’s actually an umbrella term, according to arthritis.org, used to describe a group of 100-plus medical conditions. Continue reading
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Tonight, after I walked out of my podiatrist’s office with tears streaming down my face and a new doctor’s note in my bag, I realized something both liberating and terrifying: this is when the real work begins. Continue reading
Before jetting off to sun myself on a Caribbean cruise last week, my podiatrist had me get myself an MRI.
I did it on Thursday, and begged the technician to have the doctor give my doctor a “wet read,” which is a rough draft of the results, so I’d know what I was dealing with while I was away.
Needless to say, my luck is crap. So the MRI clinic’s doctor was unable to get in touch with my doctor before I left on Sunday. So I went about my merry way, tossing my small stiff-soled boot into my suitcase in case my doctor was able somehow reach me in the middle of the ocean and tell me to hop back in the boot.