Report This Post (To report rule violations to admin) Hello Everyone! in Meet Up Room Posted September 12, 2011 Hi painful sphagetti...I'm cougie23,I'm new too!! Had to say HI...102 veiws and noone can say HI!....come on people!!! any way ...HI!!!! I toataly hear you I've been suffreing fo years and taken so many tests and bloodwork and things that I actually have freckles where they've stuck the needle over the years...but all the DR's where searching in the wrong direction!I've been tortured with all sorts of Nerological tests (those tests are inhuman and would be concidered torture if done anywhere but under medical conditions!!!) I spent a few years on cruches (the pain was so bad)...I've had trouble with my hearing/eyesight...I have all maner on pain and numbness/tingling/sometimes compleate absence of feeling(thats allways fun when suddenly you are walking down the street and it feels like half your foot is missing(the toes one/or all)!!! I mean..compleatly gone...not just numg or tingly(but I get that too! or you just finish cooking a meal for company and as your bringing it to the table ...your hands suddenly don't work any more and release...and everything you just spent hours on is now on the floor in frount on your guest!!! oh yeah that was a memorable one!!! Not to mention the brain fog...ocacoanal stuttering(when you've never stuttered in your life!!!this is a new problem)...fainting...swollen lympnodes..asthma..extreame sensitivity to touch in areas like the palms,arms knees wrists ,legs(put a pressure cuff on my arm or leg and I go through the ceiling!!!the latest...just before I was finally diagnosed was Chest pains,dizziness,light sensetiviy,motion sensetivity,severe arm pains(like being caught in a bear trap..litterly!!!) that was the first trip to the hospital...Anxiety and a bottle of zanex (because my heart was fine and they couldn't be bothered to look any further). then 3 weeks later and certainly more symptoms later...I had a severe sezure( it was like being wrapped as tight as phyicicly possible in seran wrap over your entire body and then being put in a giant presure cuff and being squeezed till your brain litteraly feels like its going to pop out of the top of your skull!!! on top of that I was uncontrollably flopping around like iI was being teasered!!! it was rolling in waves and I had no controll but I could hear myself screaming IT HURTS>>IT HURTS!!! and the paramedics just looked at me!!! and asked if I wanted to go to the hospital? I was barley aware i was in so much pain!!!(this made child birth look like childs play!!! and that was exruciating!!!I don't even remember being put in the ambulance...I do remember them asking if I could walk outside to the gurny!! stupid idiots!!!I said no and they picked me up lifting me with my bed sheet1 then droped me on the floor of the living room to get a better grip to take me outside!when I got to the hospital I was screaming and uncontrollably flopping around again...so they gave me a powerful seditive and when the DR. fially showed up there was nothing to see...so she said it was either anxiety or MS...and sent me home with more zanex!!!(to prevent sesures.)..but the next DR. I saw the neuroligist rudely asked if I wanted to see a shrink instead ...I asked why would she say that and she said it was for anxiety and that I didn't have MS(she hadn't even tested me111) long story short...I finally found the right doctor, got the right tests(and the nerologist wasn't the woman who diagnosed me by the way!) and am now on the way to recovery....fustrated...as you can see...but on the road to recovery( and definatly a lifestyle change)!!!! so hang in there...and WELCOME!!!! Dam typo's I swear I corrected those so why did they show up anyway!!! But seriously...enough about me...how are you!! don't be discouraged we all have both different and at the same times common symptoms and we're all in this together...dispite the typo's!!glad you introduced yourself! All these veiws and no replies...come on guys don't be voyers...say hello to the Newbies and not just painful speghetti...but the other Newbies reaching out as well!!! the moderators get busy...we're a handfull with all our questions...you others can help too...think of what it would of been like if you reached out for the first time and noone answered back!!! just saying!