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I Have Diabetic Amyotrophy

Diabetic Amyotrophy anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Diabetic Amyotrophy. You're not alone. 21 People

    I Did Not Know There Was Anything This Painful On Earth!

    I am Angela and am 41 years old.  I started getting weak and had a hard time walking due to feeling so weak but about 5 months ago I became very painful especially in one side of my lower body.  The pain is sever now and on both sides.  Burning and strangulation of...
    lilbabyangie lilbabyangie 41-45 2 Responses May 31, 2010

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    I Wish I Could Take His Pain Away

    My hubby has been diagnosed with diabetic amyotrophy. He's had type2 diabetes for about 6 years. It all began about 10 months ago with unexplained weight loss. At first he was just eating anything and everything he wanted, but he just kept losing weight! He was okay with it...
    avrille69 avrille69 41-45 2 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    Scary Diagnosis

    I was recently diagnosed with diabetic Amyotrophy. I am starting to experience very severe pain. At this point it is just my right leg. Have been using a cane for about Six weeks. I am afraid to use narcotics too often. I am afraid of addiction. Pain wakes me up at night I am...
    terijara terijara 51-55, F Sep 5, 2013

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    I Have Type 1

    I have had type 1 diabetes for 21 years. In April of this year I started noticing weakness in my legs and then it just kept getting worse and worse. I have been going to the dr the whole time, and only found out that I have this Sept 21,2012.
    Jackie99705 Jackie99705 41-45, F Sep 24, 2012

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    I Want To Walk Again.

    So in May, 2012 I had a stroke during open heart surgery. The day after I went home I was sturk with diabetic amyothrophy. The stroke hit center part of the brain and made my legs very weak and I was using a walker. When the Amyotrophy hit it totally disabled my legs, and also...
    markslighthouse markslighthouse 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 31, 2013

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    Early Warnings

    I AM NOW 70 AND 1/2 YEArs old.  When I was 68 I had periods of weakness which didn't last moe than a few minutes.  What was the pre-cursor of eveything was a pronounced bleeding of the gums around all of the teeth.   A visit to a dentist who had knowledge of...
    jcn jcn 66-70 2 Responses Jan 18, 2009

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    I Want My Old Life Back ... I Miss It

    I started walking with difficulty in early 2009. I have had a few doses of IgG infusion, but did not help much. I have had steroids, have used the Chi machine, all to no avail. Also havearm and hand weakness with significant muscle wasting throughout my body. I try to climb...
    steeda steeda 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 29, 2010

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    It Will Pass (mostly)

    I developed diabetic amyotrophy 3 years ago. I would be walking along and suddenly it was like my whole foot was missing, I'd fall down. In about 2 months, the muscles on the tops of my thighs had weakened considerably. I lost 40 pounds. I couldn't stand up, I couldn't walk. I...
    Cosumne Cosumne 61-65, F 11 Responses Mar 7, 2011

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    Well,i have a lot of them.This one is so stupid,and i seriously don't know why,i do this.My car is always out of gas,lol.I have gotten stranded!I just don't learn.I'm on empty for...
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 3 Responses 34 mins ago

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    This is a fantasy that if I could go back in time to make happen- I would. At eighteen, I would be given to a very wealthy and older man. He would adore me and my beautiful body...
    Lisabackstage Lisabackstage 31-35, F 1 Response 35 mins ago

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    yes..just so many times that now i cant even remember all of them..i sometimes think whether its them or me...i think something is seriously wrong with me...I trust too much...on...
    sb3007 sb3007 22-25, F 1 Response 57 mins ago

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    Also--is anyone here aware they may have sleep apnea? Which is a blockage of the airways that makes you wake up and take a breath while you're in deep sleep? I was having it for...
    LoveIsWithinYou LoveIsWithinYou 26-30, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    My mum still gives me corner time now! Normally, I have to take off all my clothes, and bend over her lap so she can spank me, then I have to stand in the corner with my red bottom...
    ShadowWater ShadowWater 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    A great TED talk video on conquering your fears so you can have the experiences you want to have by an astronaut who went blind in space: http://www.ted.com/talks...
    LoveIsWithinYou LoveIsWithinYou 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    My mom is the one who gives out the punishments here. I have had to stand in the corner after a spanking with my hands over my head.
    Overthewater Overthewater 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    i am just extra careful when i'm out ..its like i'm somebody else who wanna looks cool behave cool ..don't wanna look stupid ..While communicating i wanna make sure that i say...
    Eshan29 Eshan29 22-25 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I’ve had corner time both as a stand alone punishment and after a spanking. Always with my nose right into the corner facing the wall. It was especially embarrassing if other...
    funlovingMP funlovingMP 26-30, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Ending a friendship is never an easy thing. I always use to look for closure at the end of any sort of relationship. I realized this year people will always deny you closure as a...
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    There's this girl i've known for a year and yes she's like one of my biggest friends like I would call her a sister but I have a crush on her. It all started last year cause I...
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    so I am married 4 years this coming Thursday and almost 9 years together. at first there was a connection so strong we j couldn't keep our hands off each other. he moved in day...
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    I started out blue tacking 'pump-type' toothpaste tubes and tubes from alka seltzer to the coffee table then riding up and down on them when i was in my early teens. Now i have...
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    I have had this my whole life, and I seriously did not know that this was a legit thing until I was out of high school. I remember being soothed by the gentle sound of my teacher...
    Eirene44 Eirene44 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I always dream about zombies chasing me. But I'm not scared. I laugh and have fun... (I wonder if it were real and if I would be laughing) haha
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    I have moved around so much in my life I really do not have a place I can call home. Thus I have also learned to never attach to anything. I have lived in my current house for 2...
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    This I would not do for the sake of getting high. This used to be like a winter tradition for me as May to June are the only best times of the year to look for them when they are...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    I have thought about this for a while and I'm not one to play around with a woman's heart. However, I live in the UK, around 100 miles from the Capitol and I haven't really found...
    ScarletNero ScarletNero 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    If I have only me to live for, I would smoke, ride motorbikes and travel the world on a whim. I would quit my job and get a new one when I want. I could go back to school and study...
    RyuAra RyuAra 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    well after my 21st birthday I stopped counting, now I have anniversaries of my 21st birthday this year I will celebrate my 34th anniversary of my 21st birthday
    desiredusernamehere desiredusernamehere 51-55, M 5 hrs ago

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    It's Saturday morning and I haven't had a good chat with someone for a bit. I'm always interested in something you have to say. I might be making coffee in a bit, wife is still...
    abbyroad56 abbyroad56 56-60, M 5 hrs ago

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    My female urologist last year gave me a physical exam checked over my penis and testicles and did a ultrasound of my bladder.Then she checked physically my prostate which she told...
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    My earliest memories of her were the times that I waited in the lounge at the college I went to. I recalled that she and the others she hung out with would enjoy themselves playing...
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    Holy ******* relapse....downed 3 energy drinks within an hour.... Felt great for a while but now my chest and stomach are in so much ******* pain!!! Ugh I would usually have...
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