1 day ago
I have been fighting for a while to see a specialist to help with my swelling. Finally I got an appt that was supposed to be Thursday, only to be called on Tuesday morning that it was being cancelled. No explanation. So after many phone calls, complaining, frustration, many tears, I received a new appt in....November 🙄 I feel like seeing a specialist is something that should have been done a long time ago! For over 1 year I have noticed my arms/hand swelling. I have a lot of fluid that is stuck in the loose skin of my forearms and is just not coming out and causing a lot of issues. This is something I have been complaining about for over 1 year and just about a month ago got help for my arms 🙄. Still no one seems to want to help, get me an appt and getting the proper compression has been a nightmare! I will have surgery to have the skin removed on the lower part of my arms and some work on my calves which will drastically help for fluid build up, but we need the fluid to go away first. I feel like I am doing EVERYTHING I can and it’s super frustrating. I have been fighting and letting them know that the care and treatment I am receiving is not acceptable and I demand more. Things need to be changed! Please never settle for anything other than what you deserve especially when it comes to your health and wellbeing.
I am so tired of fighting, but I took a day to cry, then wiped my tears, reminded myself who I am and that I will stand back up and keep fighting! I know the swelling will get better with time and with the proper care. Sometimes, you have to fight, and that’s exactly what I will keep doing. And dream of happier days back in @disneyland