I hope y’all had a good day! Today was my first day back at work. I was actually welcomed when I walked in with hugs by a few amazing co-workers. I will be honest, I was supposed to work 8 hours but after 5 hours, I was in too much pain to keep going, so I went home early. I guess we will see if I can make it a little longer tomorrow. It was a good first step and I tried which is really all I can do.
When healing from a terrible flare up, it really is best to walk before you run. Pushing too far while healing, will only set the healing process back several steps. Luckily, my doctor and manager agree with me on this. My doctor has actually written me a note for work indicating that my hours will need to be adjusted as needed until the flare up symptoms are gone, which will hopefully happen soon.
Even though I only worked 5 hours, I am exhausted. It was really difficult having to sit in one of those uncomfortable work chairs, when I am used to being able to sit on my comfortable couch. Work would be so much easier, if only I could just work from home. I would be able to get twice as much accomplished in half the time, while actually not being in excruciating pain.
Monday, as I already told y’all I will be starting the Gilenya again. I also have a follow-up appointment with a Nurse Practitioner at my Neurologists office on Tuesday morning. I guess they wanting to see how much progress I am making after the flare up. I am honestly glad that I do not have to see my actual doctor, I tend to feel more at ease with the NPs.
Tomorrow is a new day for me to try again at work! I am not going to be too hard on myself, so if I am not able to make it 8 hours, that is okay. Of course my mind says I can do it, but my body keeps screaming at me saying “NO MORE”. I have to be patient and listen to what my body tells me, it is the only way to get back to normal.
I hope y’all have a nice and relaxing evening! I know I always say this, but if you have any comments please feel free to leave them and I will respond as quickly as I can! Thank you for y’all for all the positive vibes you sent my way for today!!!