Tomorrow is declared christmas in the LV house

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LignumVitae
LignumVitae Member Posts: 1,972
edited 4. Nov 2014, 08:59 in Living with Arthritis archive
Well just for me at least! Barring any further disasters my Enbrel will be delivered tomorrow :D:D:D I'm not sure where the blame for the delay is but that delay is no more - it's arriving on a sleigh (or the back of a white van) tomorrow. Here's hoping it works and works fast. I think I'm in shock and may be shedding a wee tear.
Hey little fighter, things will get brighter

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  • dreamdaisy
    dreamdaisy Member Posts: 31,520
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    I am pleased to read this, LV, that its very good news. :D Please try not to get your hopes up too high though, miracles rarely happen overnight and the stuff will need time to build in your system. Good luck! DD
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben
  • dachshund
    dachshund Member Posts: 8,986
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Hello LV
    good luck i hope it works well for you.
    joan xx
    take care
    joan xx
  • stickywicket
    stickywicket Member Posts: 27,723
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    We wish you a Merry Christmas...... :D

    Great news, LV. My fingers are crossed and my breath bated. Maybe not instant success (unlike tripe) but nicely in time for improvement before the other Christmas.
    If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you.
    Steven Wright
  • mig
    mig Member Posts: 7,154
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    Good luck with it LV. Mig
  • Slosh
    Slosh Member Posts: 3,194
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    That's great news. I don't know much about this treatment but do hope it helps.
    He did not say you will not be storm tossed, you will not be sore distressed, you will not be work weary. He said you will not be overcome.
    Julian of Norwich
  • theresak
    theresak Member Posts: 1,998
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Hope it works well for you, LV.
  • villier
    villier Member Posts: 4,426
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    Wooo Hooo, LV Happy Crimbo oh gosh keeping everything crossed for you xx
    Smile a while and while you smile
    smile another smile and soon there
    will be miles and miles of smiles
    just because you smiled I wish your
    day is full of Smiles
  • LignumVitae
    LignumVitae Member Posts: 1,972
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    Thank you all. I may even crack open the crackers so everybody can enjoy the day!
    Hey little fighter, things will get brighter
  • stickywicket
    stickywicket Member Posts: 27,723
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    I'm thinking of you....and hoping.
    If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you.
    Steven Wright
  • bubbadog
    bubbadog Member Posts: 5,544
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    Merry Enbrel day!! Hopping it will work for you LV. :)
  • LignumVitae
    LignumVitae Member Posts: 1,972
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    Thank you both. It arrived, I took it and am now as flexible as a 16 year old Olympic gymnast :lol: not really but no adverse reactions so that's a good start!
    Hey little fighter, things will get brighter
  • villier
    villier Member Posts: 4,426
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    Keeping everything crossed it works for you and quickly.....................good luck xx
    Smile a while and while you smile
    smile another smile and soon there
    will be miles and miles of smiles
    just because you smiled I wish your
    day is full of Smiles
  • dreamdaisy
    dreamdaisy Member Posts: 31,520
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    Hello LV, how are things going now? Please remember to get your bloods done regularly, many moons ago I felt fine but my bloods showed that something was going horribly wrong so be conscientious about them, they are a necessary interruption. DD
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben
  • LignumVitae
    LignumVitae Member Posts: 1,972
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Hi DD, I swear you read my mind this morning - I seem a little less inflamed in places and I was wondering if it was just a good day, whether it was a placebo moment or whether there was a small improvement. I figured the only way to know was to have a blood test the week after next! That would be on time for my meth blood schedule which I rarely am normally. My back is horribly stiff but I'm working hard at my exercises to get it unstiff, no real progress but I think pram pushing makes it worse and that's unavoidable really. I do have a really dry mouth and eyes - a side effect maybe but not the end of the world! Thanks for confirming my thoughts DD!
    Hey little fighter, things will get brighter
  • stickywicket
    stickywicket Member Posts: 27,723
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    I hope its a small improvement but, yes, bloods are a good idea. Pram-pushing will be hard on the back with two growing toddlers. My pram-pushing days were when I almost invented the motorised pram :wink:
    If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you.
    Steven Wright
  • theresak
    theresak Member Posts: 1,998
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    Hope the small improvement grows into a bigger one, LV.