MRI round two

So we did the brain a couple days ago, time for the abdomen! I had a two day break, (woooo) ๐Ÿ˜‰

My body and mind is exhausted, but I got up this morning at 5:30am and despite feeling like I was going to vomit, having tremors, my heart pounding non stop, and non stop pain – I decided I wanted to have glowing mermaid makeup to make me in a good mood.

Cause, how could it not?! โœจ๐Ÿ’„๐Ÿšโ˜„

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My brain MRI was very….. interesting ๐Ÿ˜ it’s similar today as far as the prep but it’s a different body part and different positioning in the machine. I’ll be having the contrast injection again so I have to be fasting (I cannot eat or drink liquids) since last night ๐Ÿ‘Ž๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜‘ for the brain I had to wear a contraption on my head to secure the picture they would get, and since the machine is literally SO SMALL and tightly enclosed – you have to close your eyes for the entire 35-40mins or you will basically feel like you’re being buried alive with ear plugs and things yelling at you really loud. (MRI noises)

So today it’s the same thing, except to visualize my stomach tumors – there’s one difference, I have to get an IV for the gado contrast, and ALSO this awful injection they always shoot me with directly in the muscle of my arm. It’s made to stop my intestines completely for the photo, for a half hour. (Weird, rightโ‰๏ธ)

They have to lay another contraption on top of my stomach, this is my least favorite part since my stomach is super sensitive where I can’t even touch it because of my surgeries and hypersensitivity neuropathic pain ๐Ÿ˜ซ, SOOOO yeah๐Ÿ–๐Ÿป๐Ÿ–๐Ÿป๐Ÿ–๐Ÿป๐Ÿ†˜๐Ÿšซ

Hopefully my body won’t do anything funny today, like pass out a bunch of times from (cortisol low) ๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š ย or make me suffer TOO much pain. I’ve already had a huge pain blast on the way here and had my share of pheo attacks just getting ready ๐Ÿ˜ก , that’s ENOUGH k?! ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿผ putting my finger down. Ha

So I have a very special gift I was able to bring with me today, it was hand made especially for me to symbolize a rare zebra butterfly, (as many of you know us pheo fighters are called zebras because we are rare!) and she perfectly designed it to be pink, sparkly, and FABULOUS! Just to make sure I would have something with me today for extra good vibes and sparkle โœŒ๐Ÿผ๏ธโœจ๐Ÿ’—

Did I mention this amazing woman was a stranger to me 2 weeks ago? People’s kindness continues to surprise me, I am so grateful to be surrounded by such love and FAB! ๐Ÿ’‹

Well, it’s almost that time to go and get tortured (haha, kidding, kinda……..)

Pheo VS Fabulous ๐Ÿ’—

4 thoughts on “MRI round two

  1. I’ll probably be on the road when you’re done, but I’ll be checking in and waiting on the burrito pics๐ŸŒฏ๐ŸŒฎ. We can discuss appointents over some tasty carbs later ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜„. โค you lady. Dr. Cupcakes better be on his A game lol!! ๐Ÿ˜œ

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  2. The pleasure to make somethung to make you smile was mine. I’m a stranger.. but ain’t a complete one.. saw you a couples of time at the paint Store and had the chance to talk and see your kindness.
    Wanted to give it back (the kindness) to you and Serge in some ways. After Serge explain the Pheo-chromocytome to me… I saw that opportunity and took it ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’–

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