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Date Joined Mar 2007
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   Posted 8/21/2008 7:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Been wandering if you got home yet and how your doing. How's the Humuria and hoping it's kicked in by now. Been having a lazy week here which is good I needed a rest. lol gail
Hallarious woman over 50 ,CD ,IBS 27 years--resection,fistula's,obstructions,and still gail

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Date Joined Jul 2005
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   Posted 8/21/2008 10:38 PM (GMT -6)   
I am home at last. Thanks again to everyone for their support!

I am on Humira, which does seem to be kicking in. I do two syringes tomorrow, and then I don't know what.
Prednisone (of course) 30mg tapering down SLOWLY
Bentyl at night.
Levbid during the day
tramadol/ultram as needed for pain

I'm a mess still, really. I decided today that I was tired of being cross-eyed and muddy-brained, so I didn't take any of my levbid or pain killers. Much to my annoyance, this tactic has not helped. I am shakey, nauseated, and tired beyond belief. I figured it was primarily the muscle-relaxing effect of the levbid, but maybe I'm wrong...

I need to have a clear head to figure out which of these stupid drugs are causing these miserable side effects, but a clear head seems to be the one thing that is unobtainable! I quite literally cannot read. My hands are too shakey to write. It is taking forever to type this, and will take me even longer to proofread!

But, at least I'm not in the hospital anymore!
((hugs to all))
26f, dx'd CD July '05 after 6 fistula/abscess surgeries
Currently running on Humira and Hope.
(miscarried at 13 weeks, now waiting to heal before trying again)

"Our greatest fear is not that we are inadequate, but that we are powerful beyond measure."

~Marianne Williamson

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Date Joined Jan 2008
Total Posts : 174
   Posted 8/21/2008 11:39 PM (GMT -6)   

Hi, I am so glad you are home, you have been on my mind. That is quite the list of meds you are on you poor thing! I hope all of this will settle for you soon. Big hugs!


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Date Joined Feb 2003
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   Posted 8/22/2008 8:24 AM (GMT -6)   
OH GOOD! You are home! I was wondering how you were doing. Take it a day at a time. Keep your chin up!

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Date Joined Mar 2007
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   Posted 8/22/2008 12:17 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi So great your home I don't know which med would give you the problems your having but just being home seems to cheer a person up. lol gail
Hallarious woman over 50 ,CD ,IBS 27 years--resection,fistula's,obstructions,and still gail

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