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36 sleeps until Christmas

We are a week into consolidation so, once again, it was an early start to get Joe into the ward ready for the ‘morning list’. We all know the drill now, and Joe no longer worries so much about how long his ‘little sleep’ will be: this time it will be short, as he is in for a quick lumbar puncture (his 5th so far), both to check that the spinal fluids remain clear of any signs of leukaemia cells, and to deliver a quick dose of… 226 more words


no time for a title

This past week has been pretty crazy. I haven’t really had time to sit down and write much, but thats alright. What are weekends for anyway. 338 more words


The Real Scoop. Part Two

The reality of life with autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis is, it sucks.  I don’t know of any person who is excited to be living a life with chronic pain, disability, and an arson of heavy-duty medications, such as those used for chemotherapy.  592 more words


What is Misoprostol?

Misoprostol utilized alone may end a pregnancy. At the same time it is all the more regularly utilized with different drugs, for example, mifepristone or methotrexate, in first-trimester premature births. 242 more words


Sorry You Asked?

Methotrexate: A disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) that is thought to slow the progression of psoriatic arthritis and save the joints and other tissues from permanent damage. 527 more words

Chronic Pain

"We don't usually tell our patients because..."

If you don’t already know, I was diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis at the age of 15. It’s an incredibly painful and restrictive disease. I couldn’t walk right, run right, sleep comfortably, or even give someone a high five. 1,515 more words

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