Posted on Nov 11, 2010 in Blog |

I saw Dr. M yesterday and of course, it was a great appointment that put me on a pink cloud again. I am grateful for these meetings as they remind me of the fluidity of this healing process. It’s hard to remember that sometimes when I have had 30+ days of increased back pain and fatigue. I felt like it was a regression, but he reassured me it is a ‘normal’ part of the healing process at this point. It’s a l-o-n-g herx. Could last a bit longer, but we are going to assume it’s on its last legs. I am always amazed by what Dr. M says that usually points to a part of my issue, and it’s usually a point that I have NOT disclosed to him yet . . . . Yesterday, he goes through my paperwork and comments I have written complaining of increase fatigue and pain. He explains how the abx are reaching the areas of my body with the least circulation and the bacteria is trying to make a last stand in those areas. Lots of rebellion and killing going on . . . But then he says, ‘This is the point in therapy where it’s really important to get things aligned in your life . . .Prayer and meditation are just as important now as they were a year ago.’ He draws a picture of a bunch of different arrows of different sizes going in all different directions. ‘Right now, the body has al these cells that are sort of firing off in all different directions. . . . it’s important for you, in this healing, to get those cells lined up so they are all going in the same direction. They all need to move forward in a single row . . .’ ‘This is a critical part of healing right now and it’s where some patients fail because they don’t get the other parts of their lives in order. The cells keep firing off in all directions and there is no cohesion, no forward movement. This element of cells going in different directions causes stress. Good or bad, it’s stress....

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