Search:

Type: Posts; User: Serenity81

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Not Entirely New, Just Took a Long Hiatus.

    Hey everyone! =)

    I'm back! Lots of things have changed... I got a divorce, finished nursing school, started working at an awesome hospital, got my own place and I'm happier now than I've been in...
  2. Replies
    4
    Views
    292

    Thanks, Debbie =) Yes, I am super excited to be...

    Thanks, Debbie =)
    Yes, I am super excited to be this close.. it's kind of surreal, it felt for a long time like I'd never be done!
  3. It took me about 5 years to get a diagnosis and...

    It took me about 5 years to get a diagnosis and my ANA has only every been "slightly elevated," never a true positive. Lupus and most other AI diseases are diagnoses of elimination... meaning, as...
  4. Replies
    4
    Views
    292

    That's something I hadn't yet considered, but a...

    That's something I hadn't yet considered, but a great idea! =)
    I definitely don't see myself working in a hospital setting, at least not for very long... perhaps to get my obligatory "experience"...
  5. Replies
    4
    Views
    292

    It's been far too long..

    Since I've been here!

    I've been so focused on school that I haven't had much time for anything else.. in addition to working whenever I can and trying to stay healthy.

    Things are going well,...
  6. Replies
    7
    Views
    523

    Been MIA, how's everyone been?

    Hey everyone!! So, I sort of took a hiatus from the boards during the Fall semester, it was pretty hectic. But, I passed my first semester of nursing school with all A's!! Woot!!!!

    Thank god...
  7. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,033

    Good good, I'm glad he's looking into it for you....

    Good good, I'm glad he's looking into it for you. Yay for feeling even a little better!! =)
  8. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,992

    Debbie, thank you, it's pretty amazing. I mean,...

    Debbie, thank you, it's pretty amazing. I mean, I'm feeling super sleepy and stuff today, but I think it's more the weather changing her in MI. It is apparently a medication that's not quite...
  9. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,033

    How long as the diarrhea been going on? I hope...

    How long as the diarrhea been going on? I hope you feel better soon... take care of yourself.
  10. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,992

    Amanda, for sure!! =) It's so funny because my...

    Amanda, for sure!! =) It's so funny because my energy is finally coming back, so I've started walking more, I really need to rebuild my stamina and try to get some of this extra weight from the...
  11. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,033

    Even though you're worried about "bothering" your...

    Even though you're worried about "bothering" your doc (and trust me, I totally get it, I feel the same way, too sometimes).... yellowing of the eyes is nothing to mess around about... it could...
  12. Oh my gosh, you are so NOT alone!! The fatigue...

    Oh my gosh, you are so NOT alone!! The fatigue is the one thing that consistently hangs on for me, even when I'm not in what I consider a flare. I could sleep 10-12 hours per night, wake up still...
  13. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,073

    jmail, you're definitely right. Honestly, after...

    jmail, you're definitely right. Honestly, after letting it sink in for a few days, I realize now that it's more of me obsessing about "what if" for us... and that's a difficult issue for me to face...
  14. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,992

    **Update** This stuff is amazing!!!! Oh my...

    **Update**

    This stuff is amazing!!!! Oh my gosh... last Thursday (only 1 week after starting) I felt AWESOME. I mean, not 100%, but a significant improvement. I did like 5-6 loads of laundry,...
  15. Replies
    38
    Views
    6,145

    Denny - that is a tough decision to make,...

    Denny - that is a tough decision to make, especially in your situation. I don't know how the LP associates do it at my store.. I work at a Home Depot in SE Michigan. I can't imagine the difficulty...
  16. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,073

    Thanks guys.. I think it just brought all of...

    Thanks guys.. I think it just brought all of those feelings bubbling up to the surface again. See, unfortunately for me, it's not just the lupus I have to work about... last summer they had to...
  17. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,073

    Rough Night..

    So, I've been having a few really good days... I just started nursing school full-time last week, and I began a new med that I'm already seeing great results with. And everything came screeching to...
  18. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,370

    Good luck, Marla! I'm sure you'll be fabulous =)

    Good luck, Marla! I'm sure you'll be fabulous =)
  19. Thread: Facebook

    by Serenity81
    Replies
    14
    Views
    2,077

    Woot! Me too! =) I'm addicted... LOL.

    Woot! Me too! =) I'm addicted... LOL.
  20. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,998

    Marla, that is fantastic news! I'm so glad that...

    Marla, that is fantastic news! I'm so glad that you found something that might actually be of some help. It's awesome when our caregivers actually listen to us, isn't it?
  21. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,998

    Marla, I found some (albeit outdated) info on...

    Marla,
    I found some (albeit outdated) info on the internet: http://www.drugs.com/cons/quinacrine-systemic.html

    It says it's an antiprotozoal / antirheumatic.. so I'm thinking it's more similar to...
  22. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,998

    Marla, that's wonderful news! I'm staying...

    Marla, that's wonderful news! I'm staying hopeful for you =) It sounds very promising. I, unfortunately, haven't had the chance to get to either the chiropractor or massage therapist... I had to...
  23. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,992

    Thanks darlin! I hadn't thought about adding...

    Thanks darlin! I hadn't thought about adding Plaquenil to the search criteria, but it makes sense as everything I've read seems to indicate that it's really only prescribed with it..
  24. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,992

    Shantelle, thanks! Now that I know it's in the...

    Shantelle, thanks! Now that I know it's in the same drug class, I have a better idea of what to expect... I found it kind of odd that I couldn't find it in any of my drug guide books from school......
  25. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,992

    Quinacrine (anyone else?)

    Rheumy just added this to my regimen today. He said that it should help the fatigue and should help to facilitate the Plaquenil, too.. Apparently, they work well together when one hasn't responded...
Results 1 to 25 of 130
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4