I was dx last August, 2006. I don't have a severe case of myasthenia (thank goodness). My neuro says I also have polymyositus which is another autoimmune disease. He was treating me with large doses of prednisone. That was a horrible 6 months. Now, I am weaned of the prednisone but have been left with the side effects of the drug. It sounds like your friend has a much worse case than I do. Fatique is the biggest problem I have now and have to pace myself. That is difficult because I have always been eager to exercise and take good care of myself. Makes a person wonder what happened???? What is your dx? I am allergic to everything. Even things I'm not exposed to....like horses. I wonder how that happens?
Tell your friend that I hope she feels better soon. Like I've read so many times on this site "You don't know how it feels until you've been in my shoes".