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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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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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What? Fibromyalgia is real?

Well. After / during an extremely strange acting case of pneumonia (probably¬†brought on by all the long days, double shifts, and ridiculous hours I worked over Christmas) I was in my internist’s office after maxing out the prednisone¬†yet again, and … Continue reading

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Can We Just Skip Christmas This Year?

Please? Pretty please? Not only am I working Christmas day, but every holiday, birthday, get together, organization and event is always left 100% up to me. Cooking, cleaning, buying, wrapping, planning, organizing, etc etc. I don’t have it in me … 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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