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me + pain meds = no bueno

I am tired of being in pain. Literally in pain 90% of each day. So smarty me decided to take good ol’ Tylenol #3 (with codeine). 136 more words

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Palindromic rheumatism. Pa-lin-drom-ic rheumatism.


I couldn’t say it myself the first few weeks without pulling out the piece of paper I had written it down on or looking in the search history of my phone. 231 more words

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and Why It's Important

For the last 2 or 3 days, the internet has been inundated with videos of celebrities, YouTubers, bloggers, and even just regular Joes doing this challenge. 949 more words


Official Diagnosis: Palindromic Rheumatism

Well, it’s officially in. I have palindromic rheumatism. My labs & xrays were good (just a little bit deterioration in my knee areas, but ok), so the doctor can’t really call it anything else. 351 more words

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Dermatomyositis and basildon hospital

On Friday the 15th of August my specialist promised me an appointment in September, the letter arrived today and my appointment is dated for the 28th of November. 280 more words

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2 days and counting

The appointment I’ve been impatiently waiting for is only 2 days away now. I am trying to not be anxious about it, but my word, I’ve been waiting for 15 weeks since I got the referral to the rheumatologist. 160 more words

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The Dinner Party

Nothing makes me more aware of my differences than a dinner party.  Smaller parties are ok.  I can eat before and avoid the snack platter.  No biggie.   349 more words

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