Those Injections

This afternoon Mr. G was uncharacteristically available. He piled on the doctor’s appointments and mostly ran from one to the other. So at 3pm when I had Alexander in the car we caught Mr. G on the phone and had a chat about things to pick up from the pharmacy. He’s got a little back pain (cue the flood of chiropractors and MLM mommies) and was headed to a physician who was going to give him a cortisone injection. We chatted a bit and then hung up the phone. At that …

It’s Not Like You Need ALL Ten Toes: Plastic Surgery for High Heels

The title of CBS News’ story is Women Undergoing Foot Surgery to Fit into Heels Better. I saw it and thought, “Old news. Everyone gets those collagen injections into the balls of their feet so they can toddle around in sky high heels. Some women have collagen injections to make their feet look younger.” But I was wrong. It’s actually more invasive than some random injections. Apparently the ladies of New York City are asking surgeons to shorten their toes so that they can fit into high heels. I find …

Simponi Injections

As we first discovered my Rheumatoid Arthritis (I say “we” because I have an amazing team of doctors) biologics were one of many treatment methods. I’m pretty sure that because of my age and their ability to arrest the disease the biologics were my physicians preference. I resisted and we tried Methotrexeate first, but it didn’t work well for me. One of the reasons I wanted to try the Methotrexate was because I was terrified of needles. One of my readers was kind enough to give me her phone number …