Second Visit

I had my second visit with Dr. V on Wednesday. She went over my blood work and it was all good. The lab did rule out Lupus so that is one less diagnosis on my chart! But we traded it for another that goes hand-in-hand with fibromyalgia, Allodynia (pain from touch). We went over my [...]

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The Wait is Nearly Over!

Well, my dear readers I have some encouraging news.  After living in Florida for three years, I finally found a rheumatologist who takes my insurance and is taking new patients!  You'd be surprised how many doctors here are not taking new patients! Monday morning at 9:30 I will be seeing Dr. Magaly Villafradez-Diaz, M.D., in [...]

Life is Better with a Cat.

“When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade, without further introduction.” - Mark Twain: "An Incident," Who Is Mark Twain? https://youtu.be/j7uTcYvoEbU Snowie and I are so overjoyed and honored to introduce to you Miss Avery Snow Tatro, who is the latest addition to our family. Avery is 10 weeks old and has [...]

Padre’s Story of Pain

From the old blog. Everyone feels pain on some level, whether it be emotional or physical, however those that are “normal” the pain passes. Those of us who live with Chronic Pain Syndrome and/or Fibromyalgia deal with it at very high levels and on a daily basis. Pain does change a person, and today my [...]