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Yaah steroids

Im in my 3rd day of taking a 3 week course of steroids plus a new med to add to my methotroxate . Can you hear them all rattling around as I type. Along with the many other meds I take for Menopause High blood pressure and mild depression I am taking on average 21 tablets daily. CRAZY!!! (Thank goodness for prepaid prescriptions.) But I think the steroids are doing their work. Just got back from a 2 day job delivering First Aid training ( 6 hours a day pretty much standing) and I can still walk upright without going ouch at each step. Oh the total joy. It may not last but I am reveling in my new feel good factor. xxxx

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Would love to follow up and see how you do. But......u sound young,I'm 77 and ouch all dY on injectable embrel( once a week) LIMBREL A RX VITAMIN, AND LOTTTTTS OF TYLENOL( 2500 mg throat the day total)


Im Fristrated . Im just coming up to 54. Though age is irrelevant with this blinking nuisance of a disease. I will let you know how it goes. I must admit went into Preschool today where I work 2 days a week and was able to sit on the floor for the first time in ages and actually get up in a almost dignified way. The children were most surprised they are used to having to pull me up Ha ha.

Sorry you ouch all day



Sorry that should have said Hi Fristatred not Im fristrated though at times I sure is



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