cjtmn's MedHelp Blogs https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/11079760 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en Plegridy - 6+ months later I was Dx'd with RRMS on November 18, 2015 (yes, I remember the exact date that it became official) an cjtmn Mon, 12 Sep 2016 11:13:33 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/2066690/Plegridy---6-months-later https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/2066690/Plegridy---6-months-later Plegridy: 3.5 Hours to Side Effects That's how long it takes for my Plegridy side effects to kick in. I'm working on moving my injection cjtmn Fri, 20 May 2016 11:54:38 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1978973/Plegridy-35-Hours-to-Side-Effects https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1978973/Plegridy-35-Hours-to-Side-Effects 5 Months In...and still a bit of a mess April 18 was my 5-month anniversary of my RRMS diagnosis. I've also been on Plegridy now for almost 3 cjtmn Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:58:35 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1957839/5-Months-Inand-still-a-bit-of-a-mess https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1957839/5-Months-Inand-still-a-bit-of-a-mess Back in the saddle again...Plegridy Dose #4 (2nd full) First, Arizona was amazing! We were blessed with great weather, easy traveling, and most of all, a bo cjtmn Mon, 28 Mar 2016 14:13:54 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1932135/Back-in-the-saddle-againPlegridy-Dose-4-2nd-full https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1932135/Back-in-the-saddle-againPlegridy-Dose-4-2nd-full Skipping a Dose & Vacation Worries I've made the decision to skip my next dose of Plegridy. I'm not exactly skipping it, I guess...just cjtmn Wed, 16 Mar 2016 11:29:48 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1919844/Skipping-a-Dose--Vacation-Worries https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1919844/Skipping-a-Dose--Vacation-Worries Plegridy Injection #3: First Full Dose I am so pleased with how my first full dose went! Seriously GIDDY! Not only have I reduced my NSAIDs cjtmn Mon, 07 Mar 2016 10:28:10 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1911143/Plegridy-Injection-3-First-Full-Dose https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1911143/Plegridy-Injection-3-First-Full-Dose A little note about DMDs (or DMTs) New to DMDs? Me, too...and I am learning very slowly. If you get your meds on a monthly basis, call y cjtmn Wed, 02 Mar 2016 15:17:43 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1906107/A-little-note-about-DMDs-or-DMTs https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1906107/A-little-note-about-DMDs-or-DMTs Plegridy Injection #2 On Friday, Feb 19 I took my second (93mcg) injection of Plegridy. I took to heart some suggestions an cjtmn Sun, 21 Feb 2016 08:31:08 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1894503/Plegridy-Injection-2 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1894503/Plegridy-Injection-2 Plegridy - injection #1 It is difficult to find people who are on this DMT, so I thought I would document my experience here cjtmn Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:15:52 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1877379/Plegridy---injection-1 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1877379/Plegridy---injection-1 Waiting... "Nothing moves quickly with MS." Words I have read a thousand times written by others that are now my cjtmn Wed, 27 Jan 2016 09:31:17 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1860514/Waiting https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1860514/Waiting 4-month anniversary I'm counting down the months until I get to 1 year since this last flare up. It has only been 2 month cjtmn Wed, 13 Jan 2016 10:47:22 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1841982/4-month-anniversary https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1841982/4-month-anniversary 3 Months It's been three months since I woke up with a malfunctioning right hand. I have experienced pain in m cjtmn Wed, 16 Dec 2015 13:16:38 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1807917/3-Months https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1807917/3-Months My Story I guess everyone has a journey to an MS diagnosis. Some are short and some are extremely long. I've n cjtmn Wed, 02 Dec 2015 13:12:29 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1789340/My-Story https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1789340/My-Story