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Bottom's Up!

So sitting waiting for Rheumatologist appointment #2 I quickly realized something, I was BY FAR the youngest person in the room. I thought Rheumatoid Arthritis strikes at any age, if that was the case, why are all of these other patients retired? 671 more words


WAIT.... WHAT?!?

On my lunch break the next day I decided I would look into this Prednisone drug that the Dr. had mentioned.


Steroid injection and shoulder simulator experience!

Aaaaaah!!! :D

Today’s appointment has jump started things again! It was good to see our Len again – he believes that the problem I have now is different to my initial problems I had when I injured my shoulder. 373 more words


More Needles

Today I had a follow up appointment with my dermatologist.  The appointments are usually pretty quick and to the point.  We went through the usual “Q & A”… 454 more words


32w2d - Nursery!!

Hello!!  Time for another monthly update! :)

Starting at 29 Weeks, my OB/GYN has been conducting a biophysical profile with every prenatal appointment.  She wants to make sure the babies are okay and not under any stress.   1,808 more words

Journal Entry

In the Shadow of the Scream.


Long periods of agony tend to lead your mind into dark tunnels.  Dark places where you feel all alone.


I have had leg pain, due to Spinal Stenosis since March. 1,278 more words

Steroid Injections May Not Help Pain from Spinal Stenosis

When physical therapy or anti-inflammatory medication fails, one popular treatment for leg pain caused by spinal stenosis is a steroid injection. However, according to a recently published , that treatment may be less effective than previously thought. 89 more words

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