My Haunted MRI Report.

Hello everyone! I am so sorry I was not able to post for a week and I know I said I would post a story about when my MRI report got haunted. I sat down the day before Halloween to write it but I could not finish the story because I was in so much pain due to this infection. I wrote about half that night and then finished it throughout this week and finally got the energy to proof read it today. So here it is, enjoy!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! I hope you had lots of candy to eat and had fun celebrating it with your family and friends. What were you dressed up as for Halloween, make sure to leave a comment below and also let me know what you did. I actually was not strong enough to do anything because of this infection so I just stayed home and relaxed. Anyway, for the spirit, I would like to tell you a very strange and spooky story about the time when my MRI report got haunted! The story begins in the summer of 2012, when I just came back from my vacation from India and Dubai, it was the best vacation of my life! I was in India for 5 weeks and in Dubai for 1 week. I didn’t notice any changes in my health in India but whilst walking at night in Dubai, I noticed that I was walking a bit different and my feet were killing me. I could tell that something in my back or spine was pulling and not allowing me to take proper steps and also my feet were curving inwards. I didn’t pay much attention to it because I just figured that maybe I wasn’t wearing proper shoes and that’s what was causing the problem and discomfort. A neural tube defect effects its victims differently, not everyone who has this problem has the same abnormalities, for example there are people with this defect who are in wheelchairs whereas there are people who are walking without any help at all. In my case when it comes to my back and legs, I just need to wear proper, wide and flat shoes but that night I was wearing sandals with a bit of heels. After that day, that sharp pain had not come back so I really did enjoy my stay in Dubai and then came back home to Canada! For one month I was good, I was walking without any pain but, that changed quickly. This time, I was at the mall with my sister and her friends when I was experiencing the same pain and discomfort while walking to the movie theatre. While I was taking steps towards the theatre, I knew there was something wrong because this was not normal for me, but regardless of that, I still waited for another month to see if it would continue, and it did. Everyday when I would walk, my back and legs would hurt terribly, some days I was not even able to walk because something in my back seemed to be stuck, I would also get severe neck pain and head aches. I finally called to book an appointment with my orthopedic, he basically told me that this issue did not seem to be mechanical or bone related so I should go see my neurosurgeon which I did and he told me that he will see me after I get an MRI test done. An MRI is a test where they make you lie down in a small machine that looks like a tanning bed, you have to stay still like a zombie for about an hour with LOUD noises banging in your head! I hate getting them done because I am a bit claustrophobic. So, after a couple weeks I got a call from my neurosurgeons office, the receptionist told me that the doctor would like to see me and so I booked an appointment and waited impatiently until that day came! To my surprise there was NOTHING wrong in my MRI report, not even one nerve had been damaged and I know you’re thinking that I should be happy, which I was but more than that I was confused! What was going on in my back? Why was I not able to walk properly like I was before? Why were my feet curving inwards? I asked him and he had no answers. How can he not have any answers, didn’t he go to school for all this?! Was that my MRI report he was reviewing? My mind was blank. I went home that day and told my self that it’s alright, everything will be okay and I will be able to walk soon without any pain. Months went by and I was still experiencing the same issues, I stopped going out and doing the things I like to do, gained a tremendous amount of weight and fell into a bit of depression. I just was not able to walk anymore because it would hurt me. I went back to my neurosurgeon and he still did not have any answers, he held up my MRI report again, showing me that there was nothing wrong with it. I felt like taking that report and shredding it into pieces! There was something seriously wrong with my report, I know a ghost haunted it and made it seem like everything was normal, I don’t know why the ghost would do that but I know it did! That’s the only explanation!

Well, I hope you enjoyed this story! Come back for more, I have TONS of stories like this =)

I’m sick!

Hello everyone! I was just itching to get my hands on the computer so I could blog and tell you all about my day yesterday. So, I called my family doctor’s office yesterday in the afternoon to ask them if my other test results were back and if they were, I would be assured that everything was normal and can get on with my life peacefully because I’ve been stressing terribly about them! The receptionist told me
they were back but the doctor had not reviewed them yet and again I could feel my heart making its way up my throat to burst out of my mouth! For that second, I thought to myself, what am I going to do now?! For the past couple of months, all this hospital business has been giving me tremendous amount of anxiety. When I was younger, I remember that I used to go to my appointments alone and take care of everything related to my health all by myself. It’s not that I didn’t have anyone to go with me, my parents used to ask me all the time if they should come along and my mom would actually make the effort to get ready to follow me to the hospital but I would always stop her. I used to see specialists and surgeons to discuss new issues that came up all by myself too, I didn’t ever feel that I needed any type of support from anyone because I knew I had the strength to deal with it all solo. That’s how strong I was but now I freak out over a blood test. Every time I wait at the doctors office, I feel disheartened and think to myself that this is not what a 23 year old is supposed to be doing, I mean yes, people have to visit the doctor once in a while to maintain a good health but 5 DAYS IN A WEEK consecutively?! That has got to be abnormal. Last week, when I had gone to see my urologist, I checked in at the front desk, made my way over to the waiting area and sat down, I looked up and saw that I was surrounded by only old people! No, there is nothing wrong with old people, I actually think that they are very cute but I felt bad because I was the only young person waiting to see the doctor there and it felt so unfair. It felt unfair that all the other people my age are probably out there conquering the world and its successes, and here I am, once again at another doctor’s office waiting to get checked up for the millionth time! I guess I am just getting tired and feeling low about going to the hospital this much and it’s weighing heavy on me – WAIT – I was telling you a story right?! Oh dear, what has gotten into me, I just realized I was telling you about yesterday’s visit to the doctor and I totally went on to tell you something else! Anyway, so I paused after she told me that the doctor had not viewed my reports but then she calmed me down by saying that my doctor will be in until 8 pm tonight and if I wanted to walk in to review my reports with her, I can. So I rushed out the door and made my way over to the clinic. I waited for two hours, and finally the receptionist called by name to come in. The doctor told me the reports indicated that I caught an infection. I actually was not that surprised because for the past couple of days I have not been feeling well, my stomach has been hurting and I’ve been getting mild headaches and fever like symptoms; I knew I was about to come down with something. So she prescribed me medicine and I went home feeling like crap! I hate getting infections, my body feels tired and weak, I can’t do much or get out of the house, I just have to sit at home and rest until I get better therefore it’s just not fun at all! This is not the first time that I caught an infection, I have quite a big history when it comes to them and it’s normal for me to catch them but it gets annoying! By the way, since I will be out of order for the next week or two, does anyone have any suggestions as to what I can do while I’m home getting better. It gets pretty boring, sitting at home waiting for my body to bounce back and get stronger so if you do have any suggestions, please comment down below or tell me what you do when you’re sick. Alright, I’m going to go catch up on my favorite show keeping up with the Kardashians! See you later.