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Pills, Pills and more Pills..........

Posted Jun 27 2009 10:01pm

I've been on steroids continuously since April 26th. I think I've tolerated them fairly well. Minimal mood swings and no feeding frenzy's. Of course I've gained a terrible amount of weight that will take me year to get off, if ever. (I've tried not to focus on the weight gain. I can't control it so there is no need to make myself crazy over it).

Between all the new pills I'm swallowing 3-4 times every day and the Rebif (which sucks. Since the exacerbation all the nasty side effects of the Rebif have come back), I think I've been dealing petty well with the steroids. Until last night. I was brushing my teeth, looking in the mirror when I suddenly realized I have that terrible "steroid face". My face is so swollen and puffy. It is WAY beyond fat. I look like someone removed my head and placed a large over ripe cantaloupe in it's place. Perfect. MS so sucks!
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