OK - it's been a bizallion seconds, OK... slight exaggeration, but a long, long time, since i last blogged. I have no excuses. No really good explanations either. In any event, when presented with writer's block, the best method to break through it, is to just get typing, so... here i go.
"For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them." (Psalm 139:13-16, ESV)
I have struggled in the past, at least a little bit, in regards to my struggles with ADD and possibly HFA, but recently my beloved implored me to go see a Neurologist. It took her almost a year and a half to get through to me but she finally did this past month or so. I mean, possible HFA, ADD, and dealing with depression, you want to add more 'mental' problems on top too?!?
Technically this was a follow up to a sleep study i had in 2009. Of course it was discovered that i had sleep apnea, apparently i completely stop breathing up to thirty times a night. Well, in addition to the apnea, it was discovered that i suffer from narcoleptic seizures. This freaked me out to hear. It messed with me enough that after the required follow up with a Neurologist - who was not all that great - so, when she didn't find anything out of the ordinary, i didn't really question it further. I was forthright, but not aggressive in my pursuit of learning more. Well, three years on now, and some really poor nights of sleep, my beloved had me pursue a follow up with different Neurologist. This meeting was much better. The new doctor actually interviewed me. He listened to what i had to say, and actually asked several more questions. I also learned that the first MRI i had three years ago showed a small "mass" in the frontal lobe. That was news to me!
Since then i have had another MRI, and i am scheduled for an EEG in a week or so. When i was young, i had several EEG tests due to having Post Trauma Epilepsy, and then a follow up appointment in early June. Well... dear reader, now you know that i am even a bigger freak than i had first let on.