Well, Roy, I find that sometimes in this racket, no news is good news!
Every obscure tidbit of info in these blog entries is so very helpful.
Thanks for mentioning the knee thing. I just wanted to specify a bit more about that. About two yrs before my ms dx, I took a short trip to Rome with my sister--wonderful place-
Anyway, I had been experiencing sudden severe knee swelling and pain for a few months on and off. I never had issues before that.
I developed one of my frequent sinus infections and got a Rx for Ceftin just before heading to Rome.
We did much walking, knees were painful, also noticed painful, swollen feet(!?) I was fairly fit back then, it was not weight related. I noticed about 5 days into the Ceftin that the knee pain was gone for the most part, and the swelling gradually subsided.
Of course, over time it returned again and again--each time a bit less severe. I am sort of loose jointed and used to enjoy sitting on bent knees while I reading, etc, but could no longer do that without severe pain.
I should have been more diligent with my doc back then, but I resorted to treating it to several 10-day courses of various antibiotics[for sinus] over that following year. Probably never in the amount of time/dose required.
We detectives rarely get to rest. I still am always trying to piece this whole crazy thing together.
Cheers to all the gum-shoes!