"Not been able to have another MRI without the steroids to see what shows up. I was told not surgical candidate needed to be treated medically. Topamax and Fioricet have helped some, but NL I was seeing does not want me on Fioricet. ( tha..."
"No have not had surgery. I went to see a pediatric NS who sees Chiari patients every week so he understands it. My problem is mine is only 2-3 mm on MRI of Brain then when I had MRI of spine I was on steroid treatment and showing nI symp..."
Hope you feel better soon! I know some days are clearly better than others...Seems we've all been there, done that, to some degree... Some more than others...Working thru a tough headache today myself, but I flat refuse to give into the thing..Chiari takes so much of our lives as it is...One small step and today is one of mine..You get you to feeling better...Your are a far stronger person than you give yourself credit for...Look at our Selma... That girl is like the energizer bunny...Just never, ever quits!!! Can't help but admire her for all that she does and gives of herself...We have to help each other & if it helps you to know that there are other people out here that care about you, consider me there... lynda
I am so sorry to hear about the job. I have been out of work since July, and know the frustration it can bring. I hope you are able to use this time as a bit of a "stay-cation" and allow your body to relax. I will be thinking of you!
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