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by Dejibo
Wed Dec 02, 2009 5:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No more Tysabri, starting Copaxone, will wait for Cladribine
Replies: 7
Views: 1788

welcome back to the copaxone cutie club. 8)
by Dejibo
Wed Dec 02, 2009 5:46 am
Forum: Copaxone
Topic: Where do you get your motivation to keep shooting?
Replies: 19
Views: 4793

ok, admission time.... I have had company for the last two weeks, while my husband has been away hunting. my friend is on Betaseron. i followed HER schedule while he was gone. The mental break of not shooting myself everyday was AMAZING! I really, really needed that. I am back to daily shots now, an...
by Dejibo
Wed Dec 02, 2009 5:36 am
Forum: Copaxone
Topic: Does the thigh shot hurt everytime?
Replies: 19
Views: 5922

I use the SIDE wall of my thigh, and found much more fat to land in. When I shoot the top side I smack muscle everytime! its painful! so, the side wall offers me a better pad to land in. You may find that shooting manually is more helpful on the thigh. some go at a 45 degree angle and just pop it un...
by Dejibo
Wed Nov 25, 2009 3:47 pm
Forum: Copaxone
Topic: Where do you get your motivation to keep shooting?
Replies: 19
Views: 4793

Where do you get your motivation to keep shooting?

I have been on copaxone for over 2 years, and must say....I am tired of it! :oops: isnt that awful?! I simply dont want to keep poking myself anymore. I am extremely lucky that its almost free to me, and I am considered stable for the time being. my lesion load has decreased, and I am very low curre...
by Dejibo
Wed Nov 25, 2009 3:37 pm
Forum: Copaxone
Topic: Copaxone and trying for a baby
Replies: 8
Views: 6648

I voted to stay clear for 3 months. I am not sure if it would affect the quality of sperm or not, but wouldnt want to chance it.


GL with the adventure. 8)
by Dejibo
Tue Nov 24, 2009 11:01 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Anything happening in the Northeast US?
Replies: 5
Views: 1949

I spoke to Stacey and Dr. Kasper at Dartmouth Hitchcock in Lebanon, and they said they are now getting flooded with requests to look into the reports of this new discovery. I was told they are in fact researching the whole thing. Lets see how long this takes.
by Dejibo
Tue Nov 24, 2009 6:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting Nervous
Replies: 4
Views: 1590

MY MS Center tells me ANY new or worsening of a old sx that lasts for 24 hours NEEDS to be reported. Even if only for documentation. It should be reported UNLESS its a visual sx. Optic Neuritis is a hall mark sign of MS, and many folks with MS have it, or have had it, or will get it. Damage to the o...
by Dejibo
Tue Nov 24, 2009 6:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does heat affect you?
Replies: 11
Views: 2271

heat only bothers me when I am IN a flair, or headed at one. When I am not mid crisis, I LOVE my hot bath/showers. I love the sunshine, and working up a sweat. When i am IN crisis, or headed to a flair, I cant take doing the dishes, because of the hot water. the ironing knocks me down. I have gotten...
by Dejibo
Tue Nov 24, 2009 6:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: sjogrens can act like MS?
Replies: 4
Views: 4967

I am so sorry that you are having these issues. it can be frustrating to chase a diagnosis. Let me tell you that there are more than 100 diseases that can mimic MS symptoms, and yes shoghrens is one of them. The positive ANA titer and the rhuemy stuff are strongly leading towards a suspiciion of sjo...
by Dejibo
Mon Nov 23, 2009 8:15 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Dejibo has arrived
Replies: 1
Views: 1007

Dejibo has arrived

hello! many know me from other sites, and I will be new to some.

I have RRMS since 2005. Did the Betaseron dance, and my liver was unhappy, so I have been doing the Copaxone dance for a few years now.

its nice to meet you. :D