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My treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, RA, is moving in the opposite direction of normal. Because I was diagnosed with two cancers and rheumatoid arthritis in the same year, the wonder drug biologics were off limits for me. 439 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

What is the startling research unsettling the treatment of myasthenia gravis?

The long-term treatment of myasthenia gravis (MG) relies on drugs which suppress the immune system. I listed some of these in my previous post titled  483 more words


Trying something new

After 12 years of living with palindromic rheumatism and experimenting with various lifestyle and dietary changes I’ve made the decision to start taking new medication in addition to the hydroxychloraquine that I already take. 477 more words

Palindromic Rheumatism

Sunday, August 7th 2016

It’s Sunday, which means for me it’s the day to take chemotherapy. Sunday has become my least favorite day over the past 13 weeks for this reason alone. 493 more words

MethotrexHATE Dexamethasone and all the side effects.....

When I was first diagnosed in 2011 my Neurologist wrote a report having ‘inspected’ me and said –

‘Lowri seems to think she is invincible’. 1,062 more words

The Battle Continues!

Last week my doctor changed me over from daily Azathioprine to weekly Methotrexate.  I couldn’t stand the side effects any longer and it wasn’t really doing much to help my eyes. 338 more words


Here we go again...

Today I attended the flare clinic. I saw yet another consultant. One of the first things she said was that she was sorry, she knew it was another name for me to remember and looking at my notes she could see that I had seen a number of different consultants. 406 more words