Author Archives: Cyn Bagley

About Cyn Bagley

My life is a mixture of travel, jobs, and disease. You can find some of my novels on under the name Cyn Bagley.

I haven’t been keeping up here

When you have an autoimmune disease, you need doctors. I have a rhuematologist to keep my Wegener’s Granulomatosis in check, a nephrologist to watch my Stage IV kidney disease cased by the WG. Also on my list of doctors is … Continue reading

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The continuing saga

Update: I went to Quest to get some blood drawn. It was about nine vials. I had to cancel my pre-op appointments because they must be done a certain time before surgery (two months is too far away). So waiting … Continue reading

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What gives?

So at the beginning of this year, I started to have problems again. I thought I might be in a flare. However, when my doctor took some labs, my kidney creatinine levels were higher and my inflammation levels were about … Continue reading

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Still Alive

I haven’t written on this blog for a long time. I originally put this site up to chronicle the problems and solutions for the disease. Also I found along the way that many of the medications caused problems as well. … Continue reading

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Abnormally normal

Last week I went to my semi-annual appointment with my Rheumatologist. I have been going to him for over eight years now. So his first words were that my labs were abnormally normal for me. My creatinine level was 1.6. … Continue reading

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Dry Mouth Treatments

Because of my dry mouth and wanting to keep a few of my teeth, I decided to try some Xylitol mints that are used for keeping the mouth wet. In my case it was a big mistake, I seem to … Continue reading

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When you have to see a dentist

So I had a dental appointment on Wednesday. I usually hate to go not because I’m treated badly, but because I usually have either cavities or another tooth ready to give up the ghost. This time I had both. Apparently … Continue reading

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