Tag Archives: dermatomyositis

Insurance, Doctors, and Life in General

Wow. I can’t believe January has already flown by!  It seems like every day I’ve been either at medical appt’s with various specialist’s, on the phone all day with my insurance company (and the broker, and the local jeweler concerning … Continue reading

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Oh My – An Entire New Year!

Oh my doodlepants! Apparently I have been seriously neglecting my poor blog (and it’s like, 3 readers, lol). That’s okay – 2016 was horrific. It was a fight, a struggle, a knocked-down-in-the-mud-and-then-get-shit-on-by-seagulls kind of year. So far 2017 has been … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Merry Ho-ho and a happy new year ūüôā I’m encouraged so far this year. This year has come with 2 new diagnosis’, and hopefully will be my last. Good news, bad news, good news, bad news. After a bunch of … Continue reading

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Million Dollar Smile!

Okay, not quite $1,000,000, but so far we are up to $31,000. Holy crab cakes. Thank you prednisone and methotrexate! *insert eyeroll here* After almost an entire year of budgeting, saving, stressing,¬† ¬†selling our souls, children, kidneys and¬†fearing – we … Continue reading

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Cupcakes and a blogpost I read…..

Welp, I recently (like, 10 minutes ago) read a fellow blogger’s post that said – Cooking Is Therapy. First some credit, and then onto some cupcakes. If you get a chance, I strongly urge anyone reading this to check out … Continue reading

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Dental Adventures in DermatomyositisLand

2 years ago I walked into my dentist’s office, ¬†and had no idea the shitstorm ¬† what awaited me. After the dental assistant took the x-rays, she strut back into the patient room with an entirely different demeanor. The friendly … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Prednisone and My No Good, Terrible, Very Bad Day.

Take it, they said. It’ll make you feel better, they said. It’s a wonder drug that saves lives!, they said. What they didn’t say is how in ‘massive’ doses prednisone will also make you gain weight, lose your hair, develop … Continue reading

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