Morning all, hope you are all doing good. I know I know that's to much to ask but we have to dream don't we?
Anyway, last week I had my 3rd shot of Humira. My 2nd shot was the first I did alone and I pussy footed around like you wouldn't believe. This 3rd shot I decided I was just gonna do it without thinking about it. OMG I thought I had been darted by a vets gun or something so won't be in to much of a hurry next week I can tell you lol.
First bloods after 1st shot my CRP had come down to 17, WOW how good is that. Got bloods again next week so will see if it has stayed down. Unfortunately the pain is still rife. Not sure what to expect now, it might be taking the inflammation in my body down but not the pain. Back at rheumy next week so will see what they say.
On Saturday it was a beautiful sunny day and I really fancied a stroll (something I can't really do and rely on my scooter) Anyway hubby was at work so I thought I would try yo walk my lovely dogs, just around the block which would take about 10 mins max if you are able bodied. Well it took me 25mins and hurt like hell and that was just one dog. I couldn't leave the other dog out so I struggle around a smaller course to take her. By the time hubby was home at 3.30pm I could barely move and duely got told off by him for being so stupid. I won't be repeating the experience any time soon.
2 weeks ago I tried to reduce the pred. As I felt so much better in myself even though in pain I thought the Humira is working a little so I would reduce the pred like the nurse told me too. I was on 15mg daily, the nurse said to drop to 10mg. No way I thought that's to much in one go so I reduced to 12mg. Still to much I know but thought if the Humira really is working then I would be fine. I stuck it out for a week but gave up and went back up to the 15mg. So if the Humira has took my CRP down so much why can't I reduce the pred without any effects? Gonna stay on the 15mg for another week and then try to go to 14mg if I feel able. Should have listened to my own advice and done 1mg at a time.
Right , well that's me. Thought I would just catch up on here before my day begins lol. Now off to get dressed, eat and take the never ending tablet supply. You gotta laugh, or you would cry.
Keep smiling, you know you want to