Monday 28th July 2014,
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Browsing the "medication" Tag

Jetpack

Seizure drugs: Where is our jetpack?

I’ve been on anti-seizure drugs for nearly six years. It only took the first two years to try out seven different medications that would ultimately land me on my current recipe of 3,000 mg of Keppra and 200 mg of [...]

July 22, 2014 Surviving
You know you have a significant medical condition when…

You know you have a significant medical condition when…

You know you have a significant medical condition when… You leave the pharmacy with a pack mule instead of a small paper bag of meds. You don’t know if your skin hives are due to a new soap or a [...]

September 19, 2010 In Treatment
Pill pro

Pill pro

Just two years ago it would take me a whole glass of water just to swallow a pill or two. Now I can swallow three medium sized pills with one sip. This blog was posted from my iPhone. [...]

April 29, 2010 In Treatment
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Hazardous waste

Today I took two 1-gallon Ziploc bags of old medicine and chemo bottles to a hazardous waste drop-off facility. I bet there is something symbolic about throwing away an entire year’s worth of medical paraphernalia. [...]

April 3, 2010 In Treatment
This is a photo of my chemotherapy along with all its other buddies (top to bottom): Glucosamine with chondroitin (joints), Ibuprofen (shoulder pain), Emend (nausea), Keppra (seizures), Depakote (seizures), Vicodin (shoulder pain), docusate sodium (stool softener), Tylenol (shoulder pain), and Kytril (nausea).

Back on the cancer wagon

Temodar. Month 13. And………ACTION! [...]

March 22, 2010 In Treatment
meds in the desk

Desk drawer

I keep emergency seizure meds in my desk at work. Who doesn’t? [...]

February 22, 2010 In Treatment
I love insurance

Viva la medical insurance x 1 billion

The note says, “Your drug plan saved you $836.95.” This is for a monthly supply of just one anti-epileptic medication. [...]

September 27, 2009 In Treatment