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It is more than amount

I have been taking hydrocortisone for almost a year now and I have to do a 24 hour urine free cortisol. This is old hat *boom boom chick* for me. 627 more words

MaryO reblogged this on CushieBlogger and commented:

Taking hydrocortisone - seems like a lifelong thing for so many of us! I've been taking it for over 20 years, every day.

Ups and downs of Cortisone

Cortisone is a long term stress hormone that ……blabla.

In Lin 2004, blablabla..

blablabla… showed a slight increase in both groups. Cortisone can depress an inflammation process under excessive stress, but if the body is exposed to high levels over a long period of time it can actually suppress the immune system and alter the health status of the human body. 138 more words

Stress Reduction

Chemo Day 1

The lazyboys and the loo’s
No, the chairs aren’t electric – that’s my laptop cable running across the floor!  I was conveniently located next to the unisex loo’s – I asked for the same spot next time because with all the fluids they pump through one’s body – I was going every 20 minutes! 803 more words


Today's a good day

No part of my body hurts (hooray!), a colleague said I looked slimmer overall (hooray), and the sun is shining.

Added to which I’m now able to see the earrings I’m wearing when looking in the mirror (which I couldn’t do when I had the classic cortisone “moon face”, heck – I couldn’t even see my earlobes!)! 15 more words

Life In The Arctic North

48. Cortisone and I are through!

Today is my first day withoout cortisone in, I’m not exactly sure, but I think 2,5-3 years. YAY! I hade one mission and goal with my doctor’s appointment yesterday, and that was it – to get her to say she’s taking me off cortisone. 49 more words

Life In The Arctic North

We're taking dietary advice from most obese nation in the world - Noakes

2016-02-12 13:39

Tammy Petersen, News24

The introduction of the US Department of Agriculture’s food pyramid in 1977 led to an increase in the obesity rate, Professor Tim Noakes said at a hearing into his conduct on Friday.  

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SoCS: trigger finger

Grandma has developed a trigger finger. It’s a cute name, but not a cute condition. Basically, the tendon rolls over the bones in the knuckle at the base of the finger down where the fingers meet the rest of the hand. 208 more words