Monday, November 2, 2009

San Francisco

Last Friday I had an appointment with Dr. Wolf at UCSF in San Francisco. Because the Bay Bridge was out of commission, we went farther north and took the Richmond Bridge on Thursday night. The meeting with Dr. Wolf was very encouraging. He assured me that the neuropathy would go away within a year. He recommended I take L-Carnitine and Alpha Lipoic Acid to help the neuropathy. He also noted that my immunoglobulin-G is low. That is the blood cell that fights off illnesses. I will have IV-IG given to me at least monthly here in Fresno. That should give me some resistance to colds and such until my own defenses can take over. In all, everything was good news.

On Sunday I went to church again. It is so good to worship God with my church family. I am so thankful that I feel better. I pray that I stay healthy as I continue to grow stronger.


Little Spouse in the Old House said...

This month I'm really concentrating on thankfulness and I'm starting with you. I am so thankful for your physicians and how they take care of you. I am thankful I can be a tiny part of your encouragement team. Love and prayers-Janice

Anonymous said...

Good news Sue! I hope the new treatments tame your neuropathy. Jill

Anonymous said...

Great to see you on Sunday! So glad for the encouraging news.
P.S. I found out today that my lump was only scar tissue. Praise God!
Debbie B.

Anonymous said...

Susan - I am so glad to hear you are doing well. Patti and Laurel have kept me up to date. You continue to be in my thoughts and prayers!! Love, Pam Pflepsen