Monday, October 1, 2012

Adrenal Collapse

Well, here I am again! Dizzy, achy, dopy, tearful, nauseous, and I can barely walk across the room. I’ve been asking myself, “How did I get to this point?” “Were there any warnings?” and more importantly, “How can I avoid doing this again?”

Questions to Ask to Avoid Becoming Exhausted

(Signs I'm becoming more Stressed)

Am I becoming more tired?
Do I keep looking at the clock and wondering when the day will end?
Have I quit looking forward to doing things?
Am I enjoying doing things, or am I just trying to get through the day?

Other Possible Problems if you have Addison's Disease

When adding up my stresses, I’m learning that I have to consider other physical problems I might have.  Here are health problems which are common among people with Addison’s Disease.

Saturday, June 30, 2012

My Experiences of Learning to Live with Addison Disease this Last Year

Thought I'd explain why I haven't added anything to this blog in about a year. Please keep in mind that these are my experiences -- everyone is different and you should consult with your doctor to determine what is the best treatment for you.

When I last wrote, I was experimenting with different doses of hydrocortisone (under my doctor's watchful care). I tried higher doses which