My last day of prednisone

Today I took what will hopefully be my last dose of prednisone. My relationship with this drug has been horrible - in addition to the hot flashes, irritability, lack of sleep, weight gain, and puffy face, it brought with it a feeling that my life was not under my control. Of course, none of us … Continue reading My last day of prednisone

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Don’t find my silver linings for me

An amazing woman, Heidi, said this to me while I was in the hospital last week. She said it to me after she told me that her daughter, Chylee, has no more viable treatment options. Afterward, we spoke about how her 14 year old daughter felt about dying. We also spoke of the things we … Continue reading Don’t find my silver linings for me