My GP ordered a bone density test because I had broken toes in May. The test confirmed osteoporosis. I believe it was accelerated by the surgery. The pain in my bones had begun right after the surgery. I believe the assault to a part of the skeleton affected the whole. I studied the options for osteoporosis treatment, and decided on none of them. As with all chemically produced medications, all the options posed potential health risks. My health was so fragile, I felt extra vulnerable to the risks. I began using a highly absorbable natural calcium product called E-Zorb that has proven success in reversing osteoporosis.
July 29, I saw Dr. H., the ENS expert, in Cleveland. He said that my turbinates were atrophied. The mucosa was thin and had lost vascularity and nerve supply. This was why I had difficulty breathing. The nerves sense the air flow. He did not say it, but I knew this was the condition that leads to atrophic rhinitis. He prescribed premarin—a treatment for atrophic rhintis.
August 11, I had to take my car to my mechanic. When M. first saw me, he said, “K___?” He had not seen me since the surgery. Later, I asked him if I looked a lot different than I had before. I told him about the surgery. “Yes,” he said. “You look a lot different.” Most of my friends had been minimizing it, but I knew the truth. The pain I felt about my face was constant