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Old 07-17-2012, 08:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Some of you may know that I have Chron's,
Crohn's disease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
it's been getting bad and that last 4 months it has got so bad that I have not felt like doing anything.
So my gut doc sent me to his son right before July 4th and he had me get a CT scan to see if they needed to cut some of the Ileum out or if they could start me on Humira.


Well I started Humira today, Doc thinks it will help if it works on me.
Got 4 shots today, Doc did the first one then I did the other 3.
Get to go back in 2 weeks to get 2 more then it will be 1 every 2 weeks.

**** burns a bit going in, but if it will get me off prednisone and get rid of the pain then a little burn is woth it.
Better then having them gut me like the Doc thought he might have to do.
Really glad I do not have to have that done.

I hope it helps, might even feel like posting again.
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Originally Posted by Z_Ghost View Post
Some of you may know that I have Chron's,
Crohn's disease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
it's been getting bad and that last 4 months it has got so bad that I have not felt like doing anything.
So my gut doc sent me to his son right before July 4th and he had me get a CT scan to see if they needed to cut some of the Ileum out or if they could start me on Humira.


Well I started Humira today, Doc thinks it will help if it works on me.
Got 4 shots today, Doc did the first one then I did the other 3.
Get to go back in 2 weeks to get 2 more then it will be 1 every 2 weeks.

**** burns a bit going in, but if it will get me off prednisone and get rid of the pain then a little burn is woth it.
Better then having them gut me like the Doc thought he might have to do.
Really glad I do not have to have that done.

I hope it helps, might even feel like posting again.

Well darn man! I wish that I knew about this. We will be praying for you man!

It's good to hear from you!
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Thanks.
The dang prednisone helps calm down the Chron's but it makes me so dang crazy.
Kind of go from wanting to kill everything, to not giving a damn about anything.
Then no beer for 4 months.
Not wanting to eat anything because it hurts and makes other problems happen.
Then going to the other extreme and wanting to eat everything and then really hurting. Pain pills are my friend at times.
Having no energy at all, pain, feeling like crap all the time.
Still a lot of people that have this crap have it a lot worse then I do.
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Ghost i'm so sorry to hear that man. You will def be in my thoughts and prayers. I hope the new medicine helps you feel more comfortable.
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Originally Posted by Z_Ghost View Post
Thanks.
The dang prednisone helps calm down the Chron's but it makes me so dang crazy.
Kind of go from wanting to kill everything, to not giving a damn about anything.
Then no beer for 4 months.
Not wanting to eat anything because it hurts and makes other problems happen.
Then going to the other extreme and wanting to eat everything and then really hurting. Pain pills are my friend at times.
Having no energy at all, pain, feeling like crap all the time.
Still a lot of people that have this crap have it a lot worse then I do.
We could start a ghost thread and you could tear the place up!

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I hope the meds get you straight so life becomes a breeze without pain!

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Thanks guys.

I got to say yesterday was a lot better then it's been in a long time.
I always feel like I have a golf ball in my lower right side and yesterday it was not there.
I also was able to crack my back and that felt so good.

It still hurts at times but no where as bad as it has been and the Humira takes a month to really start working.
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Let's hope with everyday this improves!
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It has so far, I did eat to much Thursday night at work and kind of paid for it today.
Still I
Did 4 loads of wash.
Got my hair cut.
Get some ne blueJeans, socks and T-shirts
Got my drugs
Washed the Terrain in the rain.
Cooked supper.
Moved some stuff around so I could hook up the Wii so I could do my exercises again.
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Originally Posted by Z_Ghost View Post
It has so far, I did eat to much Thursday night at work and kind of paid for it today.
Still I
Did 4 loads of wash.
Got my hair cut.
Get some ne blueJeans, socks and T-shirts
Got my drugs
Washed the Terrain in the rain.
Cooked supper.
Moved some stuff around so I could hook up the Wii so I could do my exercises again.
You should try some P90X or Insanity work outs. A lot of this you can find on Youtube... ah ha
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That would probably kill me. LOL
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So insurance OK Humira and Wednesday UPS brought me my next batch of meds.
The cooler that the meds came in is just the right size to fit in the back of the Terrain and the ice packs are amassing, they were still frozen when I open the cooler up and it had been on the UPS truck all day, in 110* heat.

So 6 shots cost $7,380.00
They cost me $5.00
Thank goodness for insurance.

Still doing good, I over did it a bit and Doc told me to slow down a bit.
It's so nice to feel normal again and able to do things.
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First time I read this, it is like I never saw this thread.. sorry man!

Hope medicine will help you feel better! You will be on my daily prayers for sure!
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Originally Posted by prheaume View Post
First time I read this, it is like I never saw this thread.. sorry man!

Hope medicine will help you feel better! You will be on my daily prayers for sure!
LOL
That's OK and so far it is helping.
Thanks a lot.
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How's it going Ghost? You feeling better Ghost?
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Better then I was over the last year, still not like I was back before the Chron's started up.
Been working to many hours and it does not look like it will let up anytime soon.
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