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Saturday, March 27, 2010

Multiple Sclerosis and IVSM Therapy

Sitting in my chair, watching the slow drip, drip, drip of my IV bag. Back feels great after surgery, trying to get the rest of me up to speed. After these 3 days of the drip, I'm shooting for being able to continue with oral dose I guess forever. It's the only time I ever actually feel good, so I suppose it's a no brainer, the kind I'm good at. I know you're not supposed to end a sentence in a preposition, but sometimes it just feels good. Keep your fingers crossed, hoping this gives me some relief.


Anonymous said...

IVSM??? What happened? I thought you were doing well.

I wonder if you got the bolus IVSM dose before the surgery? If not, that might explain why you have IVSM now.

I'm glad your back is doing better since surgery and I hope after the IVSM that you get a good long taper of oral prednisone....the longer the taper the better.

What did your doc say about going on 10mg a day (5 and 5) after the drip?

Take care,

Libby said...

andy, i'm really friggin' jealous of you! i'm gonna get solu...but...i hafta wait until after i've had the surgery to remove my thyroid apr 12!! at least i'm back on my avonex once a wk, & that makes me feel as normal as i can with ms, i guess...

Cranky said...

Andy - when Skip was very early on in her life with MS, she took prednisone orally a number of times. It made her feel great. Glad you're enjoying the IV version.

awb said...

Anne - I'm just hoping it works, I want to tap dance again.

Libby - Good luck with your thyroid, seems to be a lot of that going around.

Cranky - I did too, hoping it does something now that I've progressed.


Libby said...

andy, when you're tap dancing, i demand you to put it on youtube! ;-)

Stuff could always be worse said...

I agree when you are dancing, let us see it on Youtube! Hope you are better and feeling good.

awb said...

Libby - I can tap not very good stink actually but I can.

Kim - Me and Utube is a scary thought!