A Rheumatologist…really?

In the beginning, one of the things that I didn’t understand was why I was being sent to a rheumatologist.  After all, it was my eyes that were the problem not my joints. Since then, I have learned that uveitis is an inflammatory disease, and in my case, an autoimmune inflammatory disease, not unlike rheumatoid…

Pick Your Poison

In a couple of weeks I will be headed back over the mountain to see the experts at Casey Eye Institute.  The issue is my retinas.  They’ve been swollen for about two years, and we can’t seem to find a medication that will work, or have any impact for that matter, for more than a…

Give Karen a Hug

Over the past fifteen years, I’ve visited lots of different doctors, and I’ve seen lots of techs, nurses and office staff.  There are very few that I’ve really disliked. In fact most of them I have liked very much.  They’ve been kind and helpful and tried their best to put me at ease and help with…