One of the more surreal episodes in this strange adventure was going to the hospital in Iowa City to get a muscle biopsy. This turned out to take place in a full, television-style operating room in the neurosurgery department no less! We were there for 11 hours. I’d read online that a muscle biopsy was […]Read More Getting a muscle biopsy
Drumroll… Yes I have dermatomyositis! Only someone else who also spent several months thinking they had muscular dystrophy can appreciate just how exciting that is. When I first went to the specialist he almost immediately thought it was dermatomyositis because he could see the redness on my hands that I had hardly noticed, and he […]Read More Just got my results back!