Gangsta Mittens
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Archive for the ‘RA’ Category

I Haven’t Stopped Drinking

December 16, 2010

I’m actually not sure why… well yes i know why… i don’t want to stop drinking. I like drinking. I suppose this type of behavior is a bit self-destructive… and yet it’s typical monica. In my mind, if i’m getting bloodwork done every 3 weeks or so, I’ll know before my liver is done… mmhmm… […]

Sober Day 6

November 6, 2010

After a bunch of allergic reactions, laziness, and general denial, I am now officially on meds for the RA. As much as i hate having to take the meds, the hardest part by far is giving up drinking. It’s not that I have a drinking problem, it’s just that so much of my social interaction […]

Day 1… for real this time

September 21, 2010

I couldn’t bring myself to take the meds on Monday. But i did take them today… *shrugs* I mean i’ve had no side effects that I can see yet. I feel tired, but 3pm tiredness is normal for me. I’m still in pain, which makes sense cuz it isn’t a pain medicine. I kinda feel […]

Tomorrow = First Day of the Rest of My Life

September 19, 2010

Yes… i’m being EXTRA dramatic. I mean technically isn’t every day the start of the rest of your life? I always hated that saying, but that is neither here nor there. So i’ll back up a bit. I’ve been aching something awful since at least February. At the insistence of a good friend, I finally […]