For a while now I’ve had a sore left foot that seems to get worse when I walk. I had worked my way up to walking 2 miles a day, and I had to cut back to a mile a day due to the pain. When you have MM, you worry about anything that hurts, and the best thing you can do is have it checked out. I had it looked at over a year ago, and it was arthritis.
The dex seemed to take care of it pretty well. When dex no longer gave relief, I saw that as a sign that I needed to go back to the doctor. I saw a foot & ankle specialist in Pinehurst, and he x-rayed my left foot again. It’s still arthritis, but he’s also going to do an MRI to make sure there’s nothing the x-ray isn’t showing. He said the x-ray showed no lesions, for which I’m grateful! I just never understood that arthritis was so painful! Now I really do, and I sympathize with the folks who have it.
I haven’t been prescribed any treatment for it, and I don’t really know what that would be. Do they use Celebrex for that? Is it my imagination, or have I read that Celebrex is also used to treat MM in some cases?
I was up too late because of dex, and now I’m up too early. I really better try to sleep again. I can’t get by on little sleep like I could when I was younger. If I don’t get at least 8 hours of sleep a night, I just feel terrible. Remember when you were 20 and could get by on no sleep, or just a few hours? Those were the days!