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  1. Thread: Hi Everyone!

    by LenaT14
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    Hey there, when I get desperate and miserable I...

    Hey there, when I get desperate and miserable I head to the bubble bath with Epsom salt. I have a huge tub and the weightlessness is a relief on every part of the body. I just make sure that you have...
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    I took Celebrex for a few years to manage the...

    I took Celebrex for a few years to manage the inflammation but then it started causing serious stomach issues so I had to stop. I just went to a new pain management doctor because my rheumy made me...
  3. I have lupus/fibro combo and am extremely med...

    I have lupus/fibro combo and am extremely med sensitive and can't take any of the typical immunosuppressive therapies except 200 mgs of plaq so I have to manage pain/symptoms if I want even close to...
  4. Thread: Hard day

    by LenaT14
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    Hey there, so sorry to hear about your struggles,...

    Hey there, so sorry to hear about your struggles, I totally understand. I too am a Mom in my 30s and am used to being superwoman while my husband works 15 hr days 6 days/week. Believe it or not I was...
  5. I agree, it certainly makes things difficult but...

    I agree, it certainly makes things difficult but as long as your spouse is reassured that you still love them and you will let them know when you are feeling well enough for some action. I know for...
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    Hey there, I did a search for the drug that my...

    Hey there, I did a search for the drug that my new pain management doctor put me on today and your post came up. Whats your experience been like with the Nucynta? He pulled me off the Butrans patch...
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    I have dealt with the exact same thing every...

    I have dealt with the exact same thing every month in misery and asked gyno, go, and rheumy about it without an answer. I eventually had to take matters into my own hands and ended up using a...
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    I take 25 mgs of topomax for migraines but I'm...

    I take 25 mgs of topomax for migraines but I'm supposed to be up to 100mgs by now...I took 50 for a few days and it made me feel like crap so I dropped back down to 25...I haven't had a migraine...
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    Lyrica and its side effects.?

    Hey there, I'm back on Lyrica to calm down some nerve pain in my legs and face and it helps but whenever I take it my food cravings and appetite get ridiculous and out of control. I want to eat any...
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    Omg....Even as sick as you are and all of the...

    Omg....Even as sick as you are and all of the crap you have been dealing with you have the most entertaining sense of humor :-) I hope things are better, those random allergic reactions are yuck!...
  11. Hey there, I too am experiencing something...

    Hey there, I too am experiencing something similar.. being used to being superwoman owning my own small biz that I worked so hard to build only to have to make the difficult decision to get rid of it...
  12. Thread: Heat vs Sun

    by LenaT14
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    Poll: The heat is my enemy when I'm not feeling well,...

    The heat is my enemy when I'm not feeling well, the actual sun has no negative effect on me aka rash etc like most people but when the heat is in full force and I don't feel well then just consider...
  13. I agree here, I will suffer the consequences and...

    I agree here, I will suffer the consequences and keep right on eating chocolate! Caffeine and almost all alcohol I have given up but thats where I draw the line :-) I just started taking Nexium and...
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    Hey there, Ive taken Celebrex for 2+ years and...

    Hey there, Ive taken Celebrex for 2+ years and noticed my tummy starting to get effected so I complained to my rheumy and he pulled me off it daily and asked me to use it only as needed and rxed...
  15. Im of the "mixed connective tissue" DX primarily...

    Im of the "mixed connective tissue" DX primarily SLE and Fibro like symptoms, my rheumy's favorite problem child! I cant tolerate anything on the typical treatment spectrum. Im currently on 200 mgs...
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    Hey there, Im on Plaq only 200mgs b/c I couldn't...

    Hey there, Im on Plaq only 200mgs b/c I couldn't tolerate 400mgs and I didnt notice hair loss from the meds, but I do notice significant hair loss with the disease, especially when Im in a bad...
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    Hey there! I have gained weight since becoming...

    Hey there! I have gained weight since becoming sick in Feb and having to stay away from the gym and I am miserable at my current weight.....I have investigated this same topic and have concluded that...
  18. Welcome, Im sorry you are dealing with all of...

    Welcome, Im sorry you are dealing with all of this :(
    I was on the lupus spectrum for 3+ yrs and managed it with diet and exercise before things got bad last November and I was formerly DXed in Feb...
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    Hey there, so sorry you are dealing with this...

    Hey there, so sorry you are dealing with this issue! I have all kinds of painkiller meds in my medicine cabinet but I hate the way they make me feel and am scared to mix meds so sometimes I would...
  20. Hi and welcome to this group! I can relate to...

    Hi and welcome to this group! I can relate to your situation in so many ways; I was a single mother at 18 and have busted my butt to be very successful in a similar field but I can relate to your...
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    Wow yall are serious....no pain meds and having...

    Wow yall are serious....no pain meds and having babies?!
    No thanks, bring on the epidural ASAP!
    I take CELEBREX 2/DAY and zanaflex to help me relax and sleep among other things. My new favorite...
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    Wow y'all are much more patient than I am with...

    Wow y'all are much more patient than I am with this topic! I give up after a few attempts because then its jsut a waste of energy that I dont have! If you can believe this....my own Mother who has...
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    Ooh, Im so sorry that you are dealing with this...

    Ooh, Im so sorry that you are dealing with this so young, Im 31 and can relate to the anger of your body betraying you when your mind is still so young. All I can say is that its a process and...
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    Wow this is a subject I can relate to in soooo...

    Wow this is a subject I can relate to in soooo many ways! 1st I have my own insurance agency so on the liability aspect, everytime you go out to drive her or anyone else and you dont feel well your...
  25. Haha...thanks for the responses! I will take the...

    Haha...thanks for the responses! I will take the "new PMS" as my excuse for misbehaving! I dont take steroids because I might have been in jail by now because they make me mean, cray cray crazy, cant...
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