Recent content by texgirl

  1. T

    Dad newly diagnosed and mom passed away....

    Thanks guys.. it is very hard on my dad, but in a way, he will be able to work more on himself and do more things while he can etc. We are hoping to go on a cruise, june 15th if he agrees... we are booked and have till april 1st to cancel... and maybe go camping with us in July.. we have a...
  2. T

    Dr. Appel vs. Harati

    Well, we submitted everything to Dr. Appel and they can't see him until June 10th.. and he is not thrilled about the 3 day work up which he feels is unecessary and I can't argue with that... so we are considering Dr. Harati because I think we can get in sooner... Does anyone have experience...
  3. T

    Dad newly diagnosed and mom passed away....

    This is kim.. I had posted that my dad was newly diagnosed a few weeks ago and had explained how it was extra bad because he was also taking care of my mom who had suffered a brain injury 10 years prior along with the help of care givers... well, she passed away on Thursday, last week. Wow... I...
  4. T

    My dad can see Dr. Appel after all

    Max- Ok.. well, I guess there really isnt any reason to rush.. he just started the deanna protocol and coconut oil.. he started taking rilutek but it seems to weaken his right leg all of the sudden, so he stopped... I am still not sure if that drug is good or not. So, I guess we will just...
  5. T

    My dad can see Dr. Appel after all

    I am so upset.. I just spoke to lasan... and she explained the process to me better and if he is accepted, first appointment isnt until June 2... really, 3 months? Wow. max- did you also do the 2.5 day out patient visit? testing etc? I am so worn out with everything being so difficult...
  6. T

    My dad can see Dr. Appel after all

    Adozi- I don't know yet. All we know is his insurance will be in network vs. out and that is great news. I will be delivering all the medical info they requested tomorrow. They said it takes 4 days to process and they will let him know if he is accepted... I guess they just need to make sure...
  7. T

    My dad can see Dr. Appel after all

    Well, a little good news... my dad will be able to see Dr. Appel in network after all. He is getting all info they have requested together today and I am driving it down tomorrow for him. Any idea on how long it will be to get in to see him after they get the information? Thanks.. kim
  8. T

    Scooter rack or accessible van? dad just diagnosed

    Thank you all so much.. I was leaning towards van.. for all the reasons you guys brought up.. just seems so much better and safer. this disease just moves too dang fast. I am so scared for him. I will discuss this with him this weekend... if not sooner. wow, no on to the web to search for...
  9. T

    My dad just diagnosed....

    I know we need clinic.. we are trying to get him into dr. appell.... working thru insurance issues.... There is so much.. I am overwhelmed.. thanks so much for helping me. on top of all this, I have a very demanding job and a 5 year old... its tough to get it all done. So glad I found this...
  10. T

    My dad just diagnosed....

    Nikki- thanks for the advice... really appreciate it. another quick question.. he has his scooter now, but no way to transport it... walking is really difficult, I am leaning towards advising him to go ahead and get the van vs. a rack to hall the scooter... but I don't want to scare him by...
  11. T

    Scooter rack or accessible van? dad just diagnosed

    Dalvin, Thanks for your response. I almost feel like he should just go ahead and get the van... but I hate to say that to him as he is just adjusting to the diagnosis and I its all happening so fast and I dont want to hurt he feelings even more by suggesting it... thanks so much.. kim
  12. T

    Scooter rack or accessible van? dad just diagnosed

    My dad, newly diagnosed is having more and more trouble walking. Walking with 2 cains but having close calls with falling. Jut started having trouble with right leg today, previously, it was left leg... he has purchased a used jazzy scooter I just found out, but right now no way to transport...
  13. T

    My dad just diagnosed....

    Nikki- thanks for you help and opinion.. My dad is taking coconut oil and I ordred some of the most important items on the deanna protocol for him to start as I continue to research! I am not sleeping and my computer is getting quite the workout! I am sleeping, just staying up too late! I...
  14. T

    My dad just diagnosed....

    Nikkie- thanks for your help. My dad is not a vet... I have figured out they do have wonderful resources. I spent most of the day at my dad's.. we were discussing supplements he should start taking etc. I am not thinking the rilutek is very good, seems he may get more out of trying coconut...
  15. T

    My dad just diagnosed....

    Nikki J.. without causing you more things to delete, I can email you or you can email me. I put something in the post that is sensitive without thinking... Max-Thank you very much. We are checking to see if either of the clinics will give him a PPO waiver or something that will allow Humana...
Top