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sulfasalazine did not work

After a week on Sulfasalazine, I lived with constant nausea. Lost my appetite. Lived in a fog.

Enough was enough!

I stopped taking it and I do feel much better. Nausea is receding. The fog has lifted. I feel human again. This morning I did my yoga routine. Tonight I walked Jimmy, my 100# dog.

I got a good days work in. Orders to lab, photographing a HS senior, setting up a new assignment, scheduling new appointments and on it goes.

I am plowing through all the Eve Dallas series by Robb.  I am up to #14. About 20 plus more to go. It’s really like one book that keeps on going. Nice escapism. Dependable.

I am still on the methotrexate and plaquenil and prednisone and meloxicam. Those I can tolerate. They do help me.

There is a fine balance between RA symptoms and medication side effects. Thank goodness my balance is better.

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Woman, friend, mother, RN, photographer, gardener, writer, researcher, observer, swimmer. Pretty much the same as everyone else with my own little twist to things. RA, and a variety of cancers. Life is good despite the obstacles. It's worth the ride just to see the infinite variations of the human spirit.

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