I have been missing for a while, but I want to wish everyone A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS, as pain free as possible
Great news today about possible new treatment for RD. IT's a real eye opener and I'm find it difficult to imagine how a little magnet inserted into the spleen can help in the treatment of this chronic disease.
The only down side is that it is not likely to be used generally for patients for another 10 years. Straight away I calculated that I will be 77 and might not even be around by then. But, hey ho, at least like many of us, I am benefitting from the drugs available now unlike those who have gone before us. It will be great, if successful, for all those younger than myself, in the future.
I am still doing very well on Enbrel injections alone (18 months now), however I've had to muck about with my weekly injections of late because I have a gallbladder which flared up with inflammation and infection a few weeks ago. I was being given morphine whilst having a ride in an ambulance in the early hours of the morning, in absolute agony. The operation has been cancelled twice and is now planned for the end of January, and I have to leave my injections off again 2 weeks beforehand. Fingers crossed it's not cancelled again !
Anyway, that's what is going on in my life at the moment and though I've not been active here I do still read some of the posts and I would like to say " I wish everyone A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS" as pain free as possible. Take care, June xx