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Side Effect Reprieve

I never tolerated pharmaceuticals well, not even the simplest over the counter types. It kept me away from being a pill taker and led me in the direction of ‘natural medicines’. But, since I began meds for sarcoidosis, I have … Continue reading

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The Wheels of Sarcoid Go Round and Round

Just like the wheels on the bus go round and round, so does the grind of health insurance, pre-authorizations, prescriptions, follow-ups, etc… I have spent two months trying to get approved for a medication called Humira that has had some … Continue reading

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Reformed Conscientious Pill Objector

I used to hate medicine. The threshold for taking even an aspirin had to be nothing short of mind-blowing pain, which in my case, was hardly ever. I did not have a medicine cabinet full of OTC medicine. I went … Continue reading

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Wookieeness

One would think calling a woman a wookiee would be just downright mean. I do not. The simple fact is I feel like one. Why, you ask? Because I have to take this drug that others know well called prednisone. … Continue reading

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The ‘REAL’ Reefer Madness

Medical Marijuana. Wow. What a controversy. As a sufferer of an incurable disease that causes a whole laundry list of symptoms to include pain, tremors, and migraines, it seems to me that MM is a no-brainer. I can only talk … Continue reading

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A Letter

A letter to all Doctors, Specialists, Care Givers to ALL people dealing with Sarcoidosis I am writing this letter to share my personal opinions and experiences from the Sarcoidosis Patient point of view. There has been 3 stages to my … Continue reading

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