Tag Archives: prednisone

Cancer

Well, as you can tell from the title of my latest post, I got some bad news. It started with an abnormality spotted on my 3D mammogram in July. (I got the call the first day of my vacation…naturally.) This … Continue reading

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Playing the Guinea Pig

I went to the rheumatologist yesterday for my regularly scheduled three month visit. I didn’t increase my steroids above 5 mg. this week even though my joints, muscle, and skin were inflamed. The doctor was surprised to see how inflamed … Continue reading

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The Happiness Hypothesis

I read a book this weekend called The Happiness Hypothesis, a thought-provoking blend of psychology and philosophy written by Jonathan Haidt. At the time of publication, he was a psychology professor at the University of Virginia.  In addition to discussing interesting experiments in … Continue reading

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Looking for Answers

So what’s new? I wrote 12 whole pages during National Novel Writing Month and am currently taking a break to catch up on reading, my first love. Hopefully, I’ll be able to do some more writing over Christmas vacation. My … Continue reading

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Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes

When I last posted, my husband and I were about to sell our house, and we had no house to move into. This is because we backed out of the contract we had on another house. Luckily, we’re blessed with amazingly … Continue reading

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Pleurisy sucks

After spending a nice week visiting with family in Tennessee, I’ve developed pleurisy again. For those of you who don’t know what that is, your lungs have two layers surrounding them and a space between them. When those two linings … Continue reading

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The Roller Coaster

Well, I’m definitely feeling better now that I’m on an elevated amount of prednisone (except for already gaining three pounds and feeling a bit moody that is). I’ve even cut myself down to 20mg. This weekend, I did some baking, … Continue reading

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