Ah Prednisone, The pill that most people end up on when you have a chronic illness, the pill that really does work some wonders, but ALWAYS has side effects. This has been the longest I've been on prednisone consecutively. Normally I am able to start weaning off of it after 2 weeks, but because of… Continue reading Things you should do if you are on Prednisone
Two posts in one week, I'm getting a little wild here. But jokes aside, I had a lot of my mind and just feel the need to get it off my chest. Keep in mind, I am super emotionally charged today, so this post may end up not really making sense or having an exact… Continue reading Tales from a shower cry session
YOU GUYS I was too excited not to update you about today even though I feel like ABSOLUTE trash. Today was the final week of phase 1 where we found out if I was on the drug, how my bowels were looking, and what the next step would be. First off, prep fucking sucks. I… Continue reading Clinical Trial Series: Week 8 Check in & Colonoscopy
Hello lovely readers, It is almost that time of year- SPRING. Just kidding. Where I live, spring won't be around for like another month or so.... BUT let's jump into a quick update BEFORE I get into you gut immunity. I have my 8 week colonoscopy Wednesday. We finally get to see if the drug… Continue reading Gut Immunity- Why is it so important?
Week 2 was upon us friends and it seems to be good news. Based on my current symptoms we are PRETTY sure I am on the drug and not placebo. I have definitely noticed a slow but noticeable change in my frequency of going. This is supposed to be one of the first few… Continue reading Clinical Trial Series: Week 2 Check in
Hello dear readers, We made it! We survived day 1. Today was just overall a busy day. I had decided since I had to take a day off work to book all my appointments today. This resulted in the clinical trial, my gyno appointment, and a practicum interview being all done in one go. It… Continue reading Clinical Trial Series: Baseline
Hello friends! The day is quickly approaching (Tuesday) where I begin my clinical trials. As such, I thought it would be a good idea to create a series or thread specifically for the clinical trial where I talk abut my experience. I think it would be important because a) this is very likely a drug… Continue reading Clinical Trial Series: Intro