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In Another Lifetime

If you’re interested in applying to volunteer with the Peace Corps and have medical-related questions, you can reach their Medical Services department at (202) 692-1500… 308 more words

The Dreaded Needle in the Eye

Despite being on Methotrexate and Oral Prednisone my scleritis is still flaring up.  I saw my eye doctor yesterday and he recommended a medication that is injected into the eye … not fun! 380 more words


Round 3 of Interim Maintenance is Done

It’s Tuesday morning (4/13), and Ethan just completed his 3rd (of 4) round of Interim Maintenance (I/M) in-patient chemo treatment and recovery. He was supposed to admit to the hospital two weeks ago on Thur 3/27, but he didn’t make blood counts so we went back to check numbers again on Monday (3/30). 1,261 more words


Methotrexate week 3

I originally made the mistake of reading methotrexate horror stories prior to taking the medicine and scared myself. I just knew I was going to get sick and live in my bed lol. 237 more words

Autoimmune Disease

The back story...

This is the one about me. The back story. The ‘why I decided to create this blog’.

So firstly, yes, I am a card carrying kid with a chronic illness. 1,160 more words

Autoimmune Disease

How A Girl Spends Her Birthday When She Has Sarcoidosis

It’s my birthday today….yippie for me!

So, just how does a girl spend her birthday when she has sarcoidosis?

Well, it’s Friday and Friday is the day after I take my weekly dose of methotrexate, which means this girl with sarcoidosis will be spending her birthday with a whopper case of the methotrexate hang over blues….that’s how! 220 more words

What It Is Like To Live With Sarcoidosis

Here's To Mobility

It has been a couple of months since I have had a full-on flare up. Maybe even three or four months. I gave up counting time from the last flare up. 221 more words

Ankylosing Spondylitis