Red and the Big Bad Wolf

The story of me – Red living with Myasthenia Gravis or the 'Big Bad Wolf' as I prefer to call it

We left off in July 2013 where I was on medical leave and my health had deteriorated again to the point where I had to see a doctor again. And again it was Dr. M. My core symptoms were the same, but more symptoms were popping their ugly heads out! I had the normal weakness, numbness, …

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2012 ended well. I was feeling healthier and happier and I was able to spend a special Christmas with my family, which included our last Christmas with my Granny Lovey. My Granddad passed away in July of 2012 at the ripe old age of 92. Nevertheless it was very sad and I remembered the last time …

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When I last wrote about my diagnosis story we were in August 2012 where I was sick yet again and headed back to hospital for 3rd time. Over and above the normal symptoms I realized it was time to get back to hospital when I couldn’t reverse my car out of a normal parking spot. …

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The biology behind myasthenia gravis is quite complex – as it is with many autoimmune and rare diseases. To be honest I am still trying to understand it! 😳 It is therefore best to let the experts explain it and the below explanation on the cause of myasthenia gravis and the role of the thymus …

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As promised I will share bits of information about myasthenia gravis or MG for short. 😊 The below provides a good graphical view of this neuromuscular autoimmune disease that affects the voluntary muscles in the body. It also gives a brief explanation of why myasthenia gravis is often referred to as the snowflake disease and …

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