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Injections vs. Pills

On Monday I had my Rheumatologist appointment. As usual he was running late, but you know, I feel I’ve really struck gold with him. My appointments are sometimes over an hour long! 633 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

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

Rheumatoid Arthritis

WAIT.... WHAT?!?

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

Rheumatoid Arthritis

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