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Prednisone

Prednisone

Prednisone is one of those drugs that provides us with relief if we are inflamed but also has some less than desirable side effects. I have taken prednisone for my asthma for years when I would get sick with bronchitis. That was usually a 60mg taper dose over 8 to 10...
Eat Many Small Meals

Eat Many Small Meals

When I began my weight loss journey, the nutritionist told me to only eat three meals a day. As I began to transition from liquids after surgery to foods, first I didn’t want to eat at all which was unusual for me. However, I found that in order to get all my...
Medicine and my Body

Medicine and my Body

After weight loss surgery, I knew that my body absorbed medicines differently than it had before. I had problems with extended release medications because they wouldn’t stay in my system long enough to release all the medicine they needed. I also knew that...
First Vacation with Rheumatoid Arthritis

First Vacation with Rheumatoid Arthritis

I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis in January. We had our vacation scheduled for the first week of June. In January, I never imagined that I would still be trying to find a medicine that worked in June and still have so much pain. However, I pushed on and drove...