i just saw my doctor yesterday, actually for an ear infection, but she could see how much i was in pain from my abdomen, and how my blood pressure was raised from the pain, she is now referring my to the mayo.
i am so relieved, and scared at the same time, isn't that SO STUPID?!?! i am so greatful that someone isn't just pawning me off again, and that i will see doctors in ONE SPOT, and not all over the state. The doctors will actually talk to each other, WOW! But then again, i am so affraid to hear "it's all in your head", or "your just stressed", or "just add fiber to your diet".... and to spend all that money....
i know i am just freaking out, and negative self-talking, but i need some reasurrance and some advice on how to relax, how to prepare, and what to bring with me. I am making a list of everything, every test, every symptom, even tho i know my doctor will do the same, i want to have my own. I have also been taking pictures of my abdomen (i know that sounds weird, but i have developed a dimple over the past few months), and will bring those, and i will bring along my weight loss record.... can anyone think of anything else?
thank you for reading this, and thank you in advance for any advise.