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

After being diagnosed with MG (Myasthenia Gravis) and Fibromyalgia I didn’t know that there was one more ‘final’ diagnosis waiting for me. And I refer to it as ‘final’ in apostrophes as I don’t know if one day there will be more. The reality is that when you have one autoimmune disease your are likely to …

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This is an interesting article via Lunatic Laboratories about the use of our own stem cells to treat in this case Muscular Dystrophy a degenerative muscle disease. Similar research is being done for Myasthenia Gravis with great success. Are stem cell transplants our future? XO❄️💙 Satellite cells are stem cells found in skeletal muscles. While …

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I ended off my last blog post in April / May of 2014, where I finally had a diagnosis! Lupus! I was so happy to finally have an answer to ‘What is wrong with me?” after 2 and half years of illness! (This would turn out not to be the Eureka diagnosis I expected. :() Now lupus …

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I embarked upon 2014 with a lot of hope and it would turn out to be the year with some answers. I was under the care of two very good doctors and my health felt ‘stable.’ I still didn’t feel healthy enough and thinking of going back to work seemed impossible to me. This made me …

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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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