Muscle Spasms

It's appropriate I write this during sci awareness month. It started on July 23, when I developed a 103 fever, nausea, lack of appetite, extreme fatigue, and inability to pee. Turned out to be a urinary tract infection. My appetite never came back, my nausea never went away, and two weeks ago, I started experiencing extreme fatigue and dry heaves again. But this time, I also lost much strength in my legs, and lost much of the bladder control I had regained over the past 5 years. As a result, my recovery from sci has regressed back to where I was in 2013. I can go outdoors, but need a cane and cannot walk far. Still, I am much better than 2 weeks ago, when I could barely stand long enough to take a shower, and I have lost 17 lbs, which can be seen as a silver lining. I've learned two things out of all this. One, losing bodily functions can happen in a minute, but regaining them may take months, or two, no matter how much I recover, I'm some minor medical incident away from losing all that I've recovered. As Tony Stark would say, I'm still at my lowest ebb, but I guess my body knows that I'm still at a point that I need extra rest and sleep. The human body is an amazing thing, it can break down for no good reason, and yet know whats best at the same time.

Somewhere around this time, I think it was in-between the two attacks, I had a couple of episodes where my legs spasmed uncontrollably. I took a video of one of these occurrences. 

It's been a while since I posted, so here is a link to my book on my own recovery