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My two best friends - Meth and Acid

Methotrexate. The very mention of this drug makes me feel nauseous. For me, it is not so much the taste of it, but rather knowledge of what it can do to your body that causes me to become so apprehensive towards this medication. 851 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Does methotrexate reduce the risk of cardiovascular events in patients with rheumatoid arthritis?

The weight of the evidence suggests that methotrexate reduces the overall risk of cardiovascular events (CVEs)—including myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, stroke, and or major adverse cardiac events—in RA patients (RR 0.72, 95% CI 0.57-0.91)1. 392 more words

#Autoject2 Changes my World

OMG. I just found Autoject 2 and I think my life has been changed.

All of us develop preferences for certain treatment options. Some people like infusions while others like the convenience of home injection. 473 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Needle Mania or How I Became a Pincushion

It’s been one of those weeks and, being black and blue and sore, I’m glad other people aren’t scheduled to stick sharp objects in my poor veins for a while. 710 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

In sickness and in health

Recently I have been diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease called Morphea. If you’ve heard of it, I’m impressed because even my GP looked at my blankly. 312 more words

On being enough

Yep, this is gonna be one of those heavy deeply introspective Planet Berserk posts. Since I began this blog I have made no secret of the fact that I am mentally ill. 857 more words

The Glamorous Spoonie Chronicals.

Health Welcome !! My name is Malisa Phillips and I am a 31 year old woman living my life to the fullest !! I have been struggling with chronic pain and mysterious illnesses for the past 10 yrs. 175 more words