I take my LDN right before bed each night (I have heard reasons for taking it either in the morning or at night and decided to try taking it at night) and as of this morning I have taken LDN for 10 nights. What have I noticed so far? Well first of all my dreams have definitely been really vivid and a lot of people don’t like that but I kind of do. It makes each night more “interesting”, it’s like free entertainment for 8 hours, an “escape” from reality. One problem is I started waking up at like 3am and at first I would wake up feeling just as ready-to-go as any other day so I was getting a lot done. I was good with that but then I started waking up at 3am feeling like… I had woken up at 3am… Even when I would take my 1mg of Temazepam! I also picked up some magnesium but it’s a 400mg tablet which kind of scares me because magnesium is one of those supplements that too much can be really bad so I have been cutting them down to about 300mg. I sort of feel like it helps me sleep better and I have slowly been not waking up at 3am but maybe that would still be the case without the magnesium? I have no idea but I am happy to be getting a little more sleep again.
On Tuesday I finally saw my neurologist. There was just so much to talk about that I feel we missed some stuff but we still addressed a lot! We first tackled my lab orders and even though it is not a new order for EMSI (the mobile lab I use) I will be happy if I can just see my own labs even if that means going back to trying to get to a LabCorp every 4 weeks. We also got the clerical roadblock cleared for my Zinbryta. Kind of stupid though, they only send you 1 needle a month. I am not sure if I will have to jump through the prior authorization hoops every month or not so that will be interesting… I just want my first dose already!
Yes! It has been a while! The longest break from blogging I have taken since I started blogging in 2010 right after my diagnosis! Well, I took a break for many reasons but let’s start with the most obvious; my new blog! I wanted a “fresh start” and since I started out on blogger, a free blogging website, I thought I would try the more “professional” blogging platform WordPress. You probably won’t notice many differences at first because I tried to make this blog look like what my old blog looked like which was surprisingly more difficult than I thought it would be – who would have thought? Maybe this is just too new for me but I don’t know, it’s up. So let’s do some catching up.