I have been following this fellow blogger for several months now. Amy Moser is a child of God. Importantly, her story is a tragic reminder of how much damage the antibiotic group, the Quinolones (Cipro, Levaquin etc) are capable of. I personally believe that many people’s walk thru chronic pain may have begun with a course or two of this particular class of drugs.
Antibiotics are not innocuous. They don’t just ‘kill the bad stuff’ and leave everything good alone. The gut is damaged after each round, but the damage can spread beyond the gut as Amy’s story illustrates. Yes, there is a time and a place for antibiotics, but given that ONE in THREE antibiotic prescriptions are unnecessary (a CDC factual statistic), choose your battles wisely.
Choose your tools wisely.
Don’t be the one ASKING for an antibiotic at the Dr’s office.
Don’t be a statistic.
Use your wellness tools in your tool kit. If you don’t have any tools in that kit, let me know…. we need to talk. It doesn’t have to be that way. ~TWP
Here is a family pic. I’m on the left, that’s my hardworking husband on the right. Okay okay…not really. Sometimes it does feel like this though…
Psalms 113:7 He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill;
Well…that’s real good news! I am in some dung.
I had an appointment with my surgeon yesterday. He is an excellent guy and I know his concern is genuine and he wants to make the right choices for my health and I do trust him. Judging from my last appointment, I thought I knew what today’s appointment would hold. I was wrong. My spine is unstable again and it’s been getting progressively worse. We tried injections and they helped some, but not enough to think that burning the nerves would grant the relief I need. I thought we would schedule surgery and I could at least…
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