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Today was a HUGE day for me. I started a ‘clinical drug trial’ to treat my MS. For the next 3 years I will give myself 8 injections a week (7 subcutaneous and 1 intramuscular). I spent the day at the hospital learning how to give myself the injections, parting with about 1/2 cup of blood for another ‘clinical trial’ involving genetics and doing all kinds of tests to measure the level of my disease (pretty low I think).
Just look at what I brought home. This is a three months supply. Value $12500.00 –> good thing it was free. I have to keep it all in the fridge, the pharmaceutical company is supposed to bring a ‘fridge lock box’ tomorrow, mostly so
Dennis the Menace Georgia won’t get into my stash. They would be deadly for little people.
I’ve never given myself any sort of needle, except for the time in ‘year one’ (about 7th grade) when I pierced my ears with a sewing needle during a math lesson at Dubai College (really attentive teacher). However, giving myself the first two shots turned out to be easy … really, really easy. I’m good … really, really good.
I am relieved giving the injections was so easy. Now I am hoping the side effects are minimum. I am taking 2 drugs, both currently used to treat MS, just not together. One or the other maybe a placebo, but I am guaranteed one drug that works. Both have a BIG looooong list of side effects –> some pretty nasty. So far, so good.
I’ll keep you posted.
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