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Infusion aftermath

Infusion aftermath

Yesterday was a very rough day. I’ve been sleeping good so that’s a plus. I was able to exercise because that is never an option. I would say around´┐╝´┐╝ 12 o’clock it hit me like a ton of bricks. Maybe not even bricks, more like a Mack truck. I just was fatigued in every single muscle and joint. Even moving to go to the bathroom was so difficult. Anyone with MS knows that feeling. However this one was like times…

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Allergic reaction to Rituxan

Allergic reaction to Rituxan

So I went to my doctor yesterday for the open sores on my breast. They are actually blisters that have popped and have pus in them. The fourth spot was still in the blister form. The doctor said it was a reaction to Rituxan. As we were sitting there talking, I realized this was the first time I didn’t have Benadryl through the IV. It is shocking to have Benadryl this way because it needs to be administered very very…

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Back to my daily routine

Back to my daily routine

Another beautiful day in NY. I love watching the sun glistening off the waterI’m sorry my picture doesn’t do this any justice. I had a long day yesterday getting back to my normal life post infusion. It started with a double therapy. That was physical therapy followed by occupational therapy. I thought putting them together might make my week easier but it didn’t make my day easier. I followed that 2 hour of exhaustion with an eye exam because why…

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Terrible headaches since Rituxan infusion

Terrible headaches since Rituxan infusion

I have had terrible headaches for three days. Since I have migraines already, I don’t know if the Rituxan made them worse or if it was caused by the infusion but they were bad. I have migraine medicine and I did have to take it. Thankfully I have it because I was in bad shape. Yesterday I took Ibuprofen every 3 hours. It’s been rough. Forgive my brief blog post with my quick update but I’m doing better but still…

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