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Enbrel: A New Hope :)

I’ve been reflecting a lot about what has been happening this year. So much has changed. DBT is over for now. I “graduated” in a sense. 1,063 more words

Borderline Personality Disorder

April 3

Excuse #18: Because my MO is to procrastinate and be lazy and conveniently forget, my training and exercise have been progressing at a turtle’s pace. I’m still having bladder issues, so cannot run. 361 more words

Blog 8

When my mom finally arrived at the Children’s hospital and picked me up, the whole entire way home I told her all about it. I told her that I for sure wanted to go back next year because I had an amazing time and wanted to see my cabin mates again. 206 more words

Arthritis

Self-injecting success

Not long ago, self-injecting Enbrel was out of the question. I was traumatised by previous bad experiences on four other drugs, including hallucinations and broncho-spasms. 18 months after that night, I finally self-injected today! 526 more words

Blood sucking meds

Today is a stressful day. After feeling awful all weekend I finally have some news from the rheumatology department, and it’s not good.

I’m on Methotrexate and Enbrel (as well as other things) which are both immunosuppressants, for Ankylosing Spondylitis which I was diagnosed with a few months ago. 280 more words

Mar 24

I think I may be better. I haven’t experienced any of the usual bladder symptoms this past week. I’ve gotten lazy, though, and have been procrastinating about getting back in the running zone. 229 more words

Osteoporosis shock

Osteoporosis isn’t normally linked with younger people. Most people tend to think it affects post-menopausal women, and to a lesser extent, older men. The reality is different – as I found out last week. 248 more words