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The bubble that burst

It has been AGES since my last post. To be honest, I was too busy living an awesome life to even contemplate blogging about chronic illness. 882 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

So Damn Lucky...

I had to take a step back this week after getting extremely frustrated people were not understanding what I was going through as the weather changed, I flared, I was swollen in weird places, I was tired, I was grumpy and I just wanted someone to know exactly what I was going through.   657 more words


Methotrexate Injection

Why injection?                                                                                                                                            To avoid side effects or to have more of the medication absorbed by the body.
  • There is 25 mg/ml of medication
  • The syringe is either tuberculin or insulin…
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I Admit It...I'm Scared...

I’m officially adding yellow and blue to my purple ribbon.   For those of you I’ve left hanging since my last post, I have been diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis.  844 more words


Reality Bites


For the most part, I work really hard at being little miss mary sunshine.  Sometimes it takes more work than others.  Sometimes it is pretty much cake.   510 more words


...and then I ruptured.

As I mentioned in the last post, methotrexate – the drug used to treat cancer patients – is a slow process.

For me it wasn’t particularly painful.  818 more words

Pregnancy Loss

Round One

It’s officially been a week since I’ve had my first treatment. They decided to start things off with an oldie but goodie, Methotrexate. That lovely neon orange yellow liquid that is the gift that keeps on giving. 369 more words