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Got me on some medication

29 Aug

As of Friday, I’m back on the methotrexate/folic acid. I can’t say I’m looking forward to the side-effects again, and the thought of going back to spending the weekend wrapped in a blanket, simultaneously freezing cold and boiling hot, fighting down nausea and being more fluffy-headed thinking than usual is bringing me down. There’s already been so much sickness.

But what can I do? I made the decision to take the drugs.

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Posted by on August 29, 2013 in Every day life

 

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6 responses to “Got me on some medication

  1. Jess

    August 29, 2013 at 1:47 pm

    :( hugs! I know the want to just not take anything and “be normal”. But I suppose it’s better to take something and be able to function.

     
  2. gypsy116

    August 29, 2013 at 8:18 pm

    Hugs dear. Sending love your way.

     
  3. jatwood4

    August 30, 2013 at 12:06 am

    Hello — love from a cloudy, drizzly day in Maine. That is a hard decision — which is worse, the condition or the treatment? Do you keep a medication journal? That is a newer idea I just heard about — a journal especially dedicated to meds and side effects, so you can show the doctor how much pain, nausea, etc., how often, how long after taking meds. This is supposed to be a good resource for doctors to finely-tailor medication prescriptions. Also, you will have that record, to help you to make decisions. Worth considering. I hope things get better, soon. Big hugs!

     
  4. Jackie

    August 31, 2013 at 11:47 pm

    Oh, I hope you feel the benefit soon, hard decision to make……and a very personal one. Sending best wishes for some relief to your pain.

     
  5. Lafemmeroar

    September 1, 2013 at 5:06 pm

    All you can do is keep on keeping on. Hugs and my best wishes to you!

     
  6. Naina (@Naina125)

    September 11, 2013 at 11:23 am

    My wishes are with you, get well soon

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