Hello dear readers, I am back from vacation! And this time it really was a vacation (unlike Disney World, where I needed a vacation from that vacation). I am so fortunate to have amazing and supportive friends who may not exactly know what I’m going through, but do try to understand and be there for… Continue reading Travelling with Humira: My Experience
Hello dear readers, It’s been a week! This month I have definitely been slacking with the blog posts, which is a bummer because I have even planned my posts for the month, but unfortunately I didn’t really plan ahead at looking at my energy levels- which lately feels non-existent! My update: I have decided to… Continue reading Prednisone & Humira just don’t like me
This will be an update post on my progress so far. It’s officially been a week since my loading dose of Humira and we are now officially down to 20 mg of Prednisone (I’m halfway there). I start going down 0.5 mg each week for Prednisone and then this coming Saturday I take 80 mg… Continue reading The Downsides & Upsides
Warning: explicit language and lots of details about poop (no surprise) Yesterday was Humira day. Can you believe it? It all happened so fast. Let’s rewind a little bit here. So like I said in my last post, our choice was to start with Humira because it just seemed like a better fit for my… Continue reading Humira & Me: My First Experience
Well it’s official, I have been given the go ahead to start Biologics and the winner was Humira. I finally got to see my specialist and I think it came at a perfect time. Tomorrow I am starting 5 pills a day and it’s really starting to kick my butt. My ear infections have been going… Continue reading Hello Humira
Prednisone is one of those steroids that’s fairly well known within the community, for good and bad things. I myself had heard more bad things than good things, so hearing that I would be going on it worked up some serious anxiety within me. The word steroids in general is such a scary word. So what… Continue reading What is Prednisone?
Well it’s official, I have survived my first week and a bit of Prednisone. Victory dance! Now I know some of you are like “It’s only been a week, simmer down.” But I will have you know, that this is the first treatment plan that my body hasn’t rejected within that week span. I had… Continue reading Week 1 of Prednisone